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The position: Social Catering Manager for Peabody Orlando Hotel
Job duties: The Social Catering Manager will sell, solicit and service all local/corporate and social group activities and banquets booked through the sales and/or catering offices. He/she will work with the sales and catering/convention services departments to book and solicit new business, and will also participate in charitable and social event related associations, including attending events to promote the hotel. The manager will help clients in the planning and execution of all needs, providing follow-up after events. He/she will be responsible for qualifying and coordinating all non-group inquiries.
The company: The Peabody Orlando is a luxury hotel with 891 rooms, 57 suites, two presidential suites and four VIP suites. The hotel is currently undergoing a huge renovation which will add another 750 guestrooms.
Requirements: This position requires a thorough knowledge of food and beverage, function set-ups and front office procedures. Candidates must be aggressive and detail-oriented and able to prospect new business with proven closing skills. The position requires three to five years of recent local/corporate and social group experience. And candidates must be goal-oriented team players with excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Experience with Newmarket Delphi software is a plus.
Extra perks: The hotel provides an ongoing training and education program for employees. There are also company discounts.
Interesting info: The hotel is famous for a unique attraction: The Peabody Ducks. These five ducks serve as hotel mascots and waddle in parade format through the hotel grounds twice a day.
Other opportunities: The hotel needs an assistant director of engineering, a recruitment manager and an evening manager. There are also openings for bartenders, chefs, security staff, cocktail servers and valet parkers.