Create and develop new business models to generate incremental revenue for the hotel. Develop banquet menus and pricing structures based on local competitive analysis. Coordinate marketing and sales efforts for Catering with the Director of Marketing. Finalize all bookings in writing maximizing all revenue potential by upselling in all revenue producing areas. Coordinate details of daily events with the Chef, Banquet Chef and the Banquet Manager. Supervise the execution of banquet events to insure high standards of food, beverage and service. Monitor all departmental weekly expenses, i.e. payroll, utility and food and beverage costs, etc. Coordinate aggressive sales efforts of the Catering department to solicit business. Create and review annual budget and take part of the hotel's business plan.
Strong leadership skills; manage and motivate the team Excellent communication and follow up skills with attention to details Ability to maintain excellent reporting system with guest-centric approach, ability to maintain favorable working relationship among team members Analytical and have solid business acumen Must be fluent in English and Arabic knowledge will be an advantage, computer literate. Applicants are required to have two to three years’ experience in this role