|Job Description :
Named one of the best hotels in San Diego by Conde Naste Traveler and US News and World Reports, Solamar is a vibrant urban refuge. Located in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Solamar boasts 235 restful rooms, designed with an unmistakable San Diego vibe; a rooftop pool and delectable dining destinations. Upper East and Jsix, our modern American restaurants, are leaders in local and sustainable sourcing of ingredients uniquely combined to create a delectable dining experience. Looking for a fun place to work? Join our team today!
The Event Sales/Catering Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events for in-house groups as well as outside clients. The primary focus is to sell Banquet Food and Beverage with other responsibilities including menu planning, agenda setting and hotel meeting services. Other duties will include reviewing contracts and facilitating communication before, during and post event with hotel staff to ensure a high level of service. The Catering Manager will also contribute to site inspections, maintaining strong customer relationships and working as a team member with the sales and catering staff. Lucrative incentive plan and competitive salary offered!
Bachelor’s degree and/or 2+ years of hotel sales experience
1 year food and beverage experience
Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts
Developed business communication skills, both written and verbal
Understanding/knowledge of Microsoft office
Confident and professional appearance
Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed
Understanding of market segment, competitor’s strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand
Time management skills
Being able to work on multiple projects with desired outcome for each
Creativity in designing events
About Davidson Hospitality
Davidson Hospitality Group is an award-winning, full-service hospitality management company overseeing hotels, restaurants, dining and entertainment venues across the US. A trusted partner and preferred operator for Hilton, Hyatt, Kimpton, Marriott, and Margaritaville, Davidson offers a unique entrepreneurial management style and owners’ mentality that provides the individualized personal service of a small company, enhanced by the breadth and depth of skill and experience of a larger company. In keeping with the company’s heritage of delivering value, Davidson is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group.
In keeping with the company’s heritage of delivering value to its owners and team members, Davidson offers a rich benefit program with a variety of benefits designed to enrich the lives and well-being of our team members and their families.
Three Tiers of Medical Coverage
Free Maintenance Medications
Company Paid Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability
Emergency Travel Assistance
Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, bereavement, and Holidays)
Team Member Service Awards
Bonus Incentive Plan
Working at Davidson is like nowhere else. It’s less of a job, more of a calling. It’s part career, part revolution. Because whatever you do here, you play a part in helping redefine the way quality hospitality is delivered to our guests, our clients, our partners, and each other.
EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Davidson Hospitality is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required. We participate in E-Verify.