Catering & Events Sales Executive

Location
Qatar (QA)
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Job Type
Food & Beverage
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
  • To maintain and grow food & beverage sales.
  • To develop an effective sales strategy to attract new & additional catering sales, in conjunction with the Venue’s sector sales team
  • To create and prepare banqueting proposals for potential customers, ensuring that all likely additional costs relating to the event have been assessed accurately and communicated
  • Meet and exceed all agreed sales targets set by the Sales Director
  • Maintain and accurately keep updated, customer records held on EBMS
  •  Efficiently respond to all customer enquires in a polite and timely manner
  •  Work closely and effectively with the  Team, in order to ensure that all catering contracts are delivered to a high standard
  • Create and prepare accurate catering proposals for potential customers, ensuring that the catering offer matches the profile of the event in terms of product selection and budget
  •  Provide weekly and monthly sales activity reports
  •  Develop and deliver sales presentations to potential customers
  •  Produce clear and accurate Event Catering Schedules within set deadlines
  •  Adopt a clear and strategic approach to catering sales by selling a catering offer that drives up spend per head, while keeping operational costs to a minimum
  • Organize and attend client meetings both internally and externally
  • Support the  sales team if required, in terms of fielding enquires in their absence or taking messages
  • The duties of this post may require some weekend or evening work
  •  This job description is not exhaustive and the role necessitates flexibility to take on other responsibilities which are at the discretion of the Sales Director 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Should have minimum of two years’ experience in hotels industry.
  • Ideally must have GCC, Qatari or European driving license.
  • Preferably Arabic speaker.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Can work independently with minimum supervision.
  • A team player.