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    Catering Sales & Event Designer

    Relish Catering & Events

    Job Posting
    Dec. 10, 2019

    Relish Catering & Events, located in Lakewood, CO, is currently hiring to expand our Event Design Team. These high potential positions require someone with at least three years experience related to food, hospitality and/or event planning. The winning candidates will have very strong sales leadership, excellent customer service, passion for special events and food.

    At our company, the Event Designers/Sales team spearheads contact with all clients and venues. They promote the company by building good working relationships with clients and event professionals, through persistent follow-through, booking events and ensuring repeat business. They also reach out to prospects to keep the business growing and the sales pipeline full. 

    The successful candidates should possess a proven track record of meeting sales goals; have strong food knowledge including industry trends, and an understanding of fine dining service.  In addition, this person must have the ability to assess client requirements and ensure client satisfaction, have experience managing events with a strong culinary focus, create and process event orders, event forecasting, budgeting for department, and posses problem solving and leadership qualities that will ensure a successful event.

    Required Work Experience-

    • 3-5 Years Hospitality Sales Experience
    • Catering and General Food Knowledge
    • Strong Computer Skills Including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Caterease Knowledge A Bonus
    • Outstanding communication skills with emphasis on oral communications and presenting to diverse audiences
    • Driven, creative and a self-starter
    • Able to build and maintain strong external relationships
    • Degree preferred but not required
    • Availability to work weekdays, as well as nights and weekends as events require

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following

    • Solicit new business through vendor and client referrals, relationships, our website, emails and calls. Demonstrate and promote a positive attitude that represents Relish Catering & Events image in the most favorable light.
    • Develop new relationships with wedding and social clients, wedding planners, and other potential clients by promoting Relish Catering and Events.
    • Work with existing clients for continued business. Exceed their expectations and do all you can to keep Relish Catering and Events at the top of their referral list.
    • Book potential clients for a tasting to introduce them to the company.
    • Collect deposits and payments in the approved time frames for the event type.
    • Communicate with clients effectively and as needed during the planning process for their event in a timely and professional manner including a walk through the event site with the client as appropriate.
    • Attend your events. Ensure that the promises made are kept in detail and that the client is having the memorable experience they deserve.
    • Perform after event follow-up with clients to express our appreciation for their business and ask for future referrals. Remember to send Thank You notes.


    We look forward to hearing from you if you meet the requirements and feel you are qualified for the position. Please send your resume and references via email to [email protected]