Catering Sales Manager
Centerplate is one of North America's largest providers of quality food and beverage, catering, merchandise and facility management services for many of America's best-known sports, convention and entertainment venues. As our singular goal is to be #1 in Event Hospitality, all of our managers, chefs and employees are “Hospitality Ambassadors.”
”Craveable Experiences. Raveable Results.” ™
Centerplate is the food and beverage services partner for The Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. We currently seek an experienced, talented and dynamic Catering Sales Manager with a dedicated work ethic to organize and execute contracted events.
The Dallas Convention Center has more than 1,500,000 square feet which offers even more great features, such as a 9,816-seat arena, a theater with a 1,750-person capacity and 96 meeting rooms.
This position requires the management of sales related functions, including communicating with inside staff on a daily basis, creating effective new business techniques and maintaining customer service with current clients.
Identify and research prospective sponsors for solicitation.
Maintain client relationships and work to renew agreements prior to contract expiration.
Fulfill all the terms of sponsorship agreements including, but not limited to, managing sign production, promotional elements, providing/ordering event tickets and coordinating food & beverage orders for suites.
Maintain a database of all sponsorship prospects and detailed active and prospective account activity.
Represent facility at business, community and social organizations and make sales
presentations as required.
Support marketing department at various functions, with on-site public relations, promotional activities and assisting with special events.
Maintain detailed records of account payment activity and oversee billing and collections.
Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required.
Experience in relationship sales, preferably at a sports and entertainment venue or for a
Must be familiar with bid process and RFP submission.
Must be adept at negotiating and closing sales.
Ability to promote and participate in a team environment.
Ability to understand written and oral direction and to communicate same with others.
Requires occasional lifting of up 25 pounds in weight (boxes). Hours may be extended or
irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to exert well-placed mobility to maneuver quickly among different areas of the facility.
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Centerplate is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX
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