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5 Star Hotel Outside Catering Sales Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jan 23, 2014

5 Star Hotel Outside Catering Sales Manager
Industry: Hospitality
Location: Nairobi

Our client a 5 star hotel in the Hospitality industry is looking for an Outside Catering Sales Manager.

The main role is bringing business to the hotel for outside catering services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for proactively soliciting and managing outside catering related opportunities with significant revenue potential.
  • Ensure adequate planning and monitoring of all catering requests.
  • Assess level of staffing for events, including budgeting and planning.
  • Review current suppliers, seek cost efficiencies and suggest alternatives.
  • Complete weekly event calendars, manage the client relationship and requests.
  • Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity
  • Achieves personal and team related revenue goals.
  • Ensuring business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery. Responsible for driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence
  • Provides service to customers in order to grow the account on behalf of the company
  • Targeting outside catering accounts, markets, or segments with heavy emphasis on proactive solicitation and account saturation
  • Focus efforts on outside catering accounts with significant potential sales revenue.
  • Design, develop and sell creative catered events.
  • Maximizes revenue by coming up with creative food and beverage packages
  • Understands the overall market – competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Building and strengthening relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings
  • Execute exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
Qualification & Skills
  • Degree in Business/ Hospitality
  • Additional professional qualifications in sales, marketing and/or hospitality
  • At least 5 years experience in the hospitality industry
  • Well connected in the industry with a proven track record that can bring business
  • Experience with 5 star establishments highly preferred
  • Conversant with what is happening in town and what functions or events are coming
  • Has good rapport with key contact people
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (5 Star Outside Catering Sales Manager) to [email protected] before 27th January 2014

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

 

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