Banquet Sales Manager
- 3101 Carson StreetLakewood, CA 90712
- Golf Course:
- Salary Range:
Based on Experience
- Relocation avaliable:
American Golf Corporation has an exceptional opportunity for you to join the leader in golf course management. American Golf manages over 90 golf courses nationwide, employs more than 7,000 co-workers, and is the industry leader in growth and operations. We are currently seeking a Banquet Sales Manager for Lakewood Country Club in Lakewood, C.A. to maximize catering revenues amd execute banquet and tournament food/beverage events according to banquet event order specifications.
We are seeking candidates who possess a stable work history, a team player spirit, and an exceptional customer service attitude. In return we offer a competitive salary, solid benefits (including golf privileges and discounts on merchandise), a dynamic and fun environment and an opportunity to grow with the industry leader.
Only local applicants will be considered. No third party resumes will be accepted. Please note: Due to the overwhelming response of resumes received, only those candidates who closely match the position requirements will be contacted.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of management, increase catering revenue by executing outbound sales calls to drive awareness, creating and implementing lead generation strategies; identifying and pursuing target markets by monitoring club and community demographics; utilizing contact database daily to build and maintain prospects, track leads and accurately report all sales metrics; networking with members, guests and the community to maximize leads and referrals; maintaining relationships with previous event hosts; synergize with fellow sales team members and maximize customer potential
Manage event administrative requirements and logistics by developing and adhering to Sage contracts/confirmation agreements; communicating requirements in advance to appropriate departments or outside vendors and following up to ensure that corporate standards of quality and service are met; maintaining a close working relationship with event host; meeting and greeting organizer at event (if applicable); following up with event hosts to ensure satisfaction and maximize referrals
Maintain communication with management by participating in the Weekly Sales Meeting and providing weekly and monthly status reports including PACE, Activity Reports, Task List, Pipeline and others as requested by management through Sage
Execute the club-specific marketing plan approved by Corporate Marketing Department
Coach, train, and schedule banquet staff
Answering incoming phone calls, retrieving messages, greeting customers
Maintaining daily follow-ups
Executing administrative duties including but not limited to: correspondence, contract generation, filing, administrative and clerical support to sales staff, and other duties as requested by management.
Promote club event bookings to the local community by attending monthly Chamber of Commerce meetings, trade association meetings and trade shows
Ensure smooth execution of events by collaborating with appropriate department heads
Minimum Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
- High School Diploma required 2 years of related experience in administrative support, sales environment preferred
- Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and CRM
- Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills
- Excellent customer service orientation and focus on customer satisfaction required
- Valid driver’s license required
- Paid Vacation and Holidays
- Merchandise Discounts
- Meal and Beverage Discounts
- Health Care and Welfare Benefits such as Life Insurance, Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Plans
- Golf and Tennis Privileges
- 401(k) Savings Plan