Wedding & Social Catering Manager

Job Description

The Eldorado Hotel & Spa is recruiting for the exciting position of Wedding and Catering Manager. We are looking for a dynamic seller with a passion for wedding and events, both in the selling capacity and in the event coordination process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

       Increase wedding and catering revenue booked at the property while staying within budget.

  1. Actively sell and solicit wedding/catering business for the hotel through a variety of selling resources and lead generation sources.
  2. Collaborate with the culinary department to create menus/develop packages.
  3. Be involved with local businesses to include chamber of commerce, CVB, and wedding/catering vendors to develop and grow relationship and market the hotel to clients.                                     
  4. Update menus, themes, and décor to stay relevant and maintain competitive edge.
  5. Provide Resumes for all groups detailing event and sharing with other departments.
  6. Proactively follow-up with contacts for upcoming functions on a continuous basis.
  7. Generate and communicate banquet event orders to operations departments.
  8. Work closely with all department managers to create excellent communication and understanding of event execution, requirements and intradepartmental coordination.
  9. Coordinate details for events/groups, which include food & beverage, entertainment, audio- visual, set-up and meeting space requirements, set-up, decor, florists, bakery, etc.
  10. Work with the restaurant and banquet managers to ensure event set-up and service meets Heritage Hotel & Resorts standards.
  11. Follow up on all events with contact after event has taken place and create an event summary for all meetings and events.
  12. Perform other duties as directed, developed or assigned.

Skills / Requirements

  • Must have experience with a Sales Database system to include Sales Pro, Delphi or another similar database.
  • Bachelor Degree and/or 2-3 years’ experience in Catering or Wedding Sales.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, and organizational skills.
  • Able to create well written communications that are clear, concise, and engaging.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Outlook
  • Able to lead and motivate people; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, support departments, and members.
  • Professional and personable demeanor

 

 

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