Epoch Catering - Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace
May 24, 2018
Range: 35,000 - $40,000
Full Time - Experienced
Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Sales
Position Available: Sales Manager – Social Market Company: Epoch Catering – Diamond Center Location: Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi, MI 48374
Company Name The Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace (SCS) is managed by Epoch Catering, under a food service management agreement wth the SCS. Epoch Catering is part of the Epoch Hospitality Group.
The Suburban Collection Showplace (SCS) offers the perfect combination of exposition space, convention meeting space and attached hotel for any event type or size. The SCS is Oakland County’s premier facility for tradeshows, conferences and exhibitions, as well as business and corporate meetings, seminars, weddings and other social events. The SCS’s Diamond Conference Center and Event Center combined offer 4 ballrooms and 38 meeting/banquet rooms. The attached Hyatt Place Hotel offers 126 suite style rooms.
For Social Events and Weddings, the SCS offers the: •Legacy Ballroom - 24,000 sq.ft. •Diamond Ballroom – 20,000 sq.ft. •Platinum Ballroom – 5,000 sq.ft. •Cornerstone Event Rooms – 23,000 sq.ft. •Outdoor Courtyard for receptions and ceremonies •Flexible and Divisible space •Full service catering capabilities with 2 kitchens each over 10,000 sq.ft.
Assigned Market Segment: The assigned market segment for this position is the Social Market, specifically and limited to: Weddings (receptions and ceremonies), Bar / Bat Mitzvah Celebrations, and all Indian catered events.
Ideal candidate must have several years previous experience as Sales or Catering Manager. May consider experience as convention service manager, banquet manager or catering administrative assistant. Upbeat personality, strong organizational skills, patience and detailed oriented. Good computer skills, telephone etiquette, oral and written communication skills are required. Must also have extraordinary sense of urgency to complete all catering sales requirements. Minimal hours: M-F, 8-5. Success requires 50-60 hours/week. Some evenings & weekends required.
Job Description (abbreviated): We are currently seeking a Sales Manager for the Social Market Segment with proven Sales ability and superb client management skills. Must be highly detailed and effectively manage relationships for both internal and external customers. Candidate must be an energetic, creative and aggressive individual to solicit and target new business while maintaining existing customers. •Actively prospects for new catering business in the social market segments as assigned •Responsible for booking and detailing social catering business in their assigned market segment. •Handles inquiries and responds quickly to potential business. •Actively maintains relationships with existing accounts and develops new business clientele through outside sales calls, prospecting, networking and referrals. •Solicits food and beverage business to meet catering sales goals. •Meets clients in house during their events. •Sales goals for position: $1 million F&B, $150,000 meeting room revenue •Comp package includes base salary with commission; benefits package available
Additional Salary Information: Base salary plus commission. Benefits package available
About Epoch Catering - Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace
Epoch Hospitality is a premier hospitality management company specializing in catering venue management. Epoch's full-service catering services are exclusive to several of Michigan's most significant banquet and catering venues.