ARAMARK Catering Sales Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .
The Catering Sales Manager is a key sales position, responsible for maintaining existing catering accounts as well as actively soliciting new business.
In this role you will foster relationships in order to meet or exceed revenue goals. In addition you will provide leadership to the Catering team and professionally represent the company at all industry/community functions and act as a team player with all departments.
Qualifies sales opportunities through inquiries and prospecting to maximize revenue potential
Inputs data to generate proposals, contracts, BEO's, update client files, and enter information into the catering software used on site
Follows up with all clients through phone calls, letters, and site tours in order to secure contracts and ensure customer satisfaction
Greets and services all clients/groups to ensure satisfaction
Must be able to successfully manage and execute events in a fast-paced environment
Verifies, from the booking report, that all files are made and that all bookings are turned definite in a timely manner
Phone support, creating correspondence, and provide back-up support for the managers as well as administrative staff
Weekends and evenings will be required based on the bookings
Creates and maintains reports as needed to assist with the sales effort
High school or equivalent education required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
Previous catering sales experience within a hotel, country club or event center preferred
Ability to meet sales goals consistently
Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran