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Director of Catering Sales

Renaissance Asheville Hotel Asheville, NC
  • compensation depends on experience
    + Bonuses
  • Exempt
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food, Ask Us!
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LIVE TO DISCOVER, WORK TO INSPIRE

Exploring the world doesn’t have to stop when the working day starts.

At Renaissance Hotels we know your passion for discovery is more than a hobby, it’s a career.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel, in the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina, has the position of Director of Catering Sales available.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel is a franchise of Marriott International owned and operated by Windsor Capital Group. It is a luxurious lifestyle hotel with 280 hotel rooms, 22k sq. ft. of meeting and banquet facilities, full service restaurant, lobby lounge and morning café. We are located in center of Downtown Asheville, a city thriving with cultural and outdoor activity, surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.

We are looking for someone who will…

  • Work as an integral part of the Sales Team to book catered events within the sales booking parameters.
  • Supervise a team of Catering Sales Managers, enabling them to achieve set sales goals
  • Provide property support by coordinating and executing site inspections/visits for off-property sales managers.
  • Verify that the business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery.
  • Pull through business booked through the Sales Office, as well as achieve group revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity.
  • Implement the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and drive customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience. 
  • Aggressively pursue new sales opportunities through cold calling techniques.

To be eligible for this position you must…

  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. College degree or equivalent experience in hotel catering sales is preferred.
  • Have previous sales experience in a full service hotel of comparable market or rate position.
  • Be detail oriented, have ability to communicate well with all levels within and outside the organization, and be able to problem-solve with employees and guests.
  • Be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a valid driver license.The Renaissance Asheville Hotel and Windsor Capital Group offer:
  • What we offer.
    • Salary based on experience level. 
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Insurance
    • Company paid life insurance policy
    • Additional optional life and disability insurances
    • Results based bonus plan
    • 401k
    • Career growth opportunities
  • Development and training opportunities with numerous internal and online training possibilities.
  • Special associate rate discounts available for all Marriott and Windsor Capital Group products worldwide.
  • As part of our culture we celebrate recognition and organize staff social activities.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

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