Catering Sales Manager Job at Four Seasons Abu Dhabi

Be part of our dynamic team creating unforgettable guest experiences
About Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
The first Four Seasons in the Emirati capital will be 200-room Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, in the heart of the new Central Business District. The striking new building is on a prime stretch of waterfront adjacent to the new ADGM Square complex, home of the new Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. A retro-modern Chicago steakhouse, a cocktail bar, and a poolside restaurant with sweeping views overlooking the sea are among an array of dining options planned. The building will also house 124 private and serviced residences.

Qualifications requirements :
Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English and Arabic language
Strong selling and interpersonal skills
High level of creativity

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The main duties of the Catering Sales Manager will be :
The ability to actively solicit and book all types of catering business from various sources of leads;
The ability to develop creative and attractive menu presentations for potential clients.
The ability to respond to all telephone and walk in inquiries regarding catering space.
The ability to maintain an active trace/follow-up system on all personal sales calls.
The ability to coordinate the sales efforts between sales department and catering to insure proper utilization of function space to yield maximum revenues.
The ability to conduct tours of the property with meeting planners and potential clients.
The ability to negotiate with clients and achieve maximum revenue/profit potential while satisfying client needs.
The ability to comfortably entertain appropriate clients.
The ability to finalize all bookings maximizing all revenue potential by upselling in all revenue producing areas.
The ability to keep the Director of Catering promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters so prompt corrective action can be taken where appropriate.
The ability to coordinate with other departments to ensure quality of guest satisfaction.
The ability to supervise the execution of banquet events.
The ability to attend and participate in all required meetings.
The ability to prepare a monthly booking report.
The ability to achieve yearly personal sales booking goals.
The ability to be fully versed in all banquet space, facilities and capabilities of competitive market.
The ability to review all function space with the Banquet Manager and Head House attendant in regards to any requirements for a group or function.
The ability to review all banquet event orders and daily and weekly banquet sheets to ensure accuracy in content as well as spelling.
The ability to provide input on the marketing plan and budget.
The ability to assist in developing and executing projects for assigned market areas to increase catering activity, volume and profit.
The ability to respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation.
Act as the liaison for all vendor/supplier related clients’ needs, (i.e. Audio Visual, Florists, Entertainment, Transportation, DMC, and Off-site Locations etc.)
Provide input for the weekly forecast

We look forward to receiving your application!

Work Level
Experienced, Manager / Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
Four Seasons
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