Catering Sales Manager
Portland, ME

About the Property

If you are looking for a fun place to work with a team dedicated to providing outstanding guest experiences, look no further than the Clarion® Hotel Airport!

We build our team with compassionate, ambitious, and friendly people who share our values of Fun, Concern for Others, Trust, Accountability, and Continuous Improvement.

If you would like to join our team, please complete the employment form below and share with us a little bit more about yourself.

 

Job Description

Skills Required
Core Skills:
 Leadership – ability to effectively motivate, mentor, coach & counsel others to perform well (including
appropriate documentation)
 Customer Service – deliver hospitable service that is attentive, friendly, efficient and courteous; demonstrate
patience, tact, and diplomacy
 People Skills – ability to collaborate, create rapport, and work effectively with others
 Communication Skills – ability to effectively listen & communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing
 Problem-Solving & Analytical Skills – ability to identify the issue, collect and analyze information to
understand the problem and effectively resolve. Identify, recommend, and implement best practices
 Judgment & Discretion – appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
 Organizational & Time Management Skills – ability to appropriately schedule time to meet job demands,
multi-task, prioritize, follow through, and work efficiently with limited supervision
 Aptitude & Adaptability – ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities and business needs
 Composure – ability to maintain composure and work under pressure, managing stress to meet business
demands. (Calmly handle all customer and employee interactions & issues)
 Attention to Detail – ability to follow instructions and achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing
tasks
 Computer skills/ Technical Aptitude – basic computer and office skills, i.e. e-mail, MS Word, Excel, & other
hotel related systems. Utilize technology to enhance organizational efficiency
 Training – ability to share knowledge and act as a resource in teaching others to perform tasks efficiently and
safely
Technical Skills:
 Strong sales & relationship management skills
 Strong aptitude in working with numbers and comprehending Excel spreadsheets
 Keyboarding and general office administration skills
Experience / Education:
Hotel sales/Catering sales and/or hotel experience required. Management or previous supervisory experience preferred.
College Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience; Delphi.fdc a plus. Must have
strong communication skills and be detail oriented.
Performance Measurement:
90 Day performance review, on-going feedback from supervisor, attendance, productivity, feedback from others, budget,
etc.
Physical Demands:
Traveling to businesses and hotels (some overnight travel), flexible work hours including nights and weekends; Extended
workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods. Position potentially
requires extended periods of walking or standing, computer keying, working at a desk, and viewing spreadsheets and
other written material. There is also the potential for kneeling and lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Location

Clarion Hotel
1230 Congress Street Portland
Portland ME, 04102
207-761-1560

Job Overview

TITLE: Catering Sales Manager
DEPARTMENT: Sales & Marketing
FT/PT: Full Time

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