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Catering Sales Director

New York, NY, USA | Morrison Healthcare

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Working as the Catering Sales Director for CXRA you will effectively coordinate and oversee all internal and external catering sales and/or events. You are directly responsible for menu development as well as costing and marketing functions as they relate to the catering department. You will implement labor cost control and food cost control, manage preparation, transportation, and setup, and oversee operation and clean-up of all events. You are responsible for Event Coordination and Sales Financials. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Hires, trains and develops managers, and is actively involved in the development of service techniques, menu presentation, policies and procedures

Creates reports of operating statements and operational budgets, and reviews the collection of receivables

Catering activities, books, plans & directed functions

Creates proposals, contracts and banquet event orders

Ensures all safety and sanitation procedures are followed in compliance with HACCP

Maintains local clients database and builds and maintains relationship with vendors

Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

Prepares and monitors budgets; financial targets and forecasts

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent professional experience

Proven track record for meeting sales goals

Strong knowledge of current food, industry trends and fine dining points of service

A minimum of five to eight years of experience in hospitality industry including three years’ experience in catering sales

Supervisory, scheduling, training and coaching skills

Ability to assess client requirements and deliver ensuring client satisfaction

Must be able to write menu proposals in consultation with chefs

The ability to supervise food preparation, service and clean-up is also essential

Knowledge of A/V equipment with the ability to set up and break down for events

Superior quantitative, oral and written communications and problem-solving/strategizing skills

Excellent leadership and organizational skills, flexible and adaptable to constant changes and must possess

attention to detail

Excellent overall computer skills with advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

Proactive mindset and able to remain calm under pressure to anticipate and support changes in our business.

Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

Exceptional client relations and customer service abilities

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