JOB OVERVIEW

Task force consultants are required when hotels are experiencing revenue producing open positions. Task force work environments are fast paced with high expectations and are results driven. Those wishing to face unique and challenging projects will flourish in this role. Assignments include, but are not limited to: openings, management transitions, property re-positioning and staffing transitions. Extensive travel should be expected. Task force consultant will be on site for the duration of the assignment and will be afforded a trip home every second week end. All travel expenses are paid for. Catering Sales Manager task force professional is a business partner responsible for proactive and reactive sales efforts requiring a solid knowledge of CI/TY (Certification is required). They will manage accounts to achieve guest satisfaction and to solicit past and new business to ensure all revenue goals are exceeded. They are responsible for engaging in total Hotel revenue and yield strategies. The position shares responsibility for achieving revenue goals, guest and associate satisfaction.

Must be a US Citizen or have work permit to work in the United States.

Reports to: Property Director of Sales & Marketing/General Manager/Regional Team
Wage Range: Independent contractor weekly fee based on experience and complexity of each assignment. No benefits

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience

  • Recent On Property experience is a MUST
  • A minimum of 5 years of successful hotel sales experience a MUST
  • A minimum of 3 years at full service hotel
  • CI/TY Certified
  • Specific measurable sales accomplishments in past positions

Skills & Knowledge

  • Requires excellent organization, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be an ambitious self-starter with a desire to learn
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player
  • Knowledge of a hotel structure and how all departments interact
  • Creative and innovative problem solver
  • Energetic, proactive, takes calculated risks, and perseveres to attain goals
  • Leads through example, personal values, and vision
  • Must possess a maturity and professional disposition to operate in our Clients dynamic environments
  • Must embrace ongoing change
  • Must be able to comply with and exceed standards set forth in the execution of these skills
  • Ability to quickly understand and execute against defined assignment priorities
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and organize information to execute proactive sales activities
  • Must be able to examine and interpret data to identify improved revenue performance