La Playa Carmel Job - 43613520 | CareerArc
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Company: La Playa Carmel
Location: Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure

Description

Enthusiasm for selling and creating memorable experiences - enthusiastically transferring your passion and knowledge of our properties venue space, spectacular staff and culinary delicacies! Our company is all about community, playfulness, and being audacious and HEARTfelt in our iconic hospitality

Summary of Position:

Love selling and planning social, corporate and group events? Making memories from everything from weddings to momentous occasions? You will do all that as you meet and exceed revenue goals, by actively seeking new clients, retaining repeat clients, nurturing external and internal relationships, and providing a high degree of guest service and effectively communicating with resort teams.

Essential Functions:

•Meet or exceed your revenue for each Quarter, Year End and Future Booking Sales Goals.

•Respond 24 hours to all phone calls, sales inquiries and referrals.

•Systematically build and maintain positive relationships with clients.

•Establish a positive, professional presence and rapport within the assigned market(s).

•Design and sell events that meet the client’s needs all the while maintaining profitability (revenue generation, maintaining profit margins and food/beverage costs).

•Use site inspections as a closing tool.

•Use tastings and proposals as up-selling tools.

•Utilize cross-selling techniques to ensure business is booked for AGR.

•Weekly meeting with Director of Catering to report and review catering sales progress to goals.

•Continuously follow up to gather all pertinent information to get to contract stage.

•Create proposals/event estimates, contracts and collect initial deposits.

•Have complete notes for file turnover for Event Managers.

•Follow-up with client after function to ensure customer satisfaction, to address any challenges, and to ask for rebooking.

•Follow-up with various departments to ensure any necessary feedback is communicated.

Supportive Functions:

•Attend networking events and community functions.

•Follow through on all tasks and projects assigned by the Director of Catering.


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