Sodexo Operations LLC Sales Manager in WILMINGTON, Delaware

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Unit Description

Sodexo Leisure has an exciting opening for a Sales Manager to grow our business at Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware .

The ideal candidate will have a strong catering sales background, experience with upscale events, and the ability to plan and coordinate multiple catering functions simultaneously. They will also have excellent client and customer service skills, be able to multi-task. Applicants should be detail-oriented and committed to the highest level of customer service.

The primary responsibilities of a Catering Sales Manager:

  • Solicit new catering customers through traditional and non-traditional sales techniques

  • Responding timely to inquiries, prospecting new business, repeat business

  • Achieving sales goals of 1.5M+ s annually

  • Generate revenue, establish new accounts, monitor booking space, book repeat business while keeping quality consistently high, conduct catering sales presentations and catering sales calls

  • Excellent multi-tasker and ability to work with culinary team to coordinate multiple events at a time and utilize a systems-based approach to meet each event’s time-lines/specifications and quality of products

  • Must be able to cultivate markets, prospect & develop relationships, immediately translating to sales results in addition to providing ongoing support to the sales team. Thorough knowledge of IACC, CMP pricing and Hotel related sales required as well as the ability to implement and train sales team in CMP sales strategies.

If you have experience in multi-million dollar Meeting and Event sales, we want to hear from you!

* Quarterly Bonus & Relocation Eligible *

Isn't it time YOU joined the winning team?

Our more than 87,000 square feet of versatile space is perfect for hosting corporate meetings and conferences, shows and conventions, weddings and social celebrations. The Chase Center's spacious meeting rooms complete with audio visual capabilities, a 250 fixed-seat auditorium, dedicated open exhibit space and two beautifully appointed ballrooms all complement our delicious culinary creations and impeccable service.

Position Summary

Directs internal and external sales and marketing at a client account. Manages and directs Unit Sales Representatives to meet sales and revenue objectives. Develops and implements sales strategies. May actively book or manage select clients. Researches and analyzes market trends.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years of experience in sales or marketing

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 61878


Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category Sales

Type Full-Time