Job Vacancy For Conference & Banqueting Sales Manager



Main Purpose of the job

• Oversees all aspects of a banquet or event, including set-up, menu selection and food. Presentation, serving and cleanup while focusing on detail and quality presentation and customer service
• Responsible for all aspects of supervision of banquet staff, including: hiring, training, coaching, disciplining and reviewing banquet staff

Specific Responsibilities

1. Sales

• To solicit for banqueting business through active selling so as to achieve budgeted revenues
• To monitor activities of all competitors in the banqueting business with regard to product pricing and promotion

2. Administration

• Plan, organize and process all function bookings successfully by maintaining accurate records and ensuring the same are reproduced in order to assist in the actual execution of the function
• Ensure weekly banquet meetings are held between the banqueting team, kitchen and the support departments to review and plan for the upcoming events
• Ensure all banqueting menus and rates are up to date in liaison with eht F&B Manager.
• Ensure all contractual agreements between the hotel and the clients are always signed before any function in line with the hotels policies and procedures

3. Human Resource

• Ensure effective orientation and training of the new banqueting staff
• Initiate disciplinary proceedings for conference and banqueting staff failing to adhere to company policies and procedures
• Ensure the preparation of the banqueting roster for the week paying specific attention to contractual staff requirements in relation to the projected volume of business

4. Finance

• Ensures that all functions are fully paid up front
• Closely monitors and ensures that credit is only extended to clients who have current approved credit facilities withi the hotel
• Exceeds annual budgeted banqueting food and beverage revenue and maintains budgeted banqueting costs

5. Health and Safety

• Ensures that all banqueting staff are aware of the fire and emergency procedures of the hotel

Qualification Required & Experience

• BSc Degree in Hospitality Management / HND Hotel Management
• Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position in a 5 star hotel
• Computer literacy in Microsoft office, Excel & Power-point
• Should have a good understanding of the various cooking and serving styles of food and a fair knowledge of the different kinds of beverage on the menu.
• Should have an excellent understanding of the various set up styles and their configuration within a given square footage
• Oustanding sales skills and closing the sale skills
• Should have knowledge of staffing guidelines / requirements for various types of banquet and conference functions
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personel service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction
• Ability to plan, forecast and executes functions and equally plan for manpower requirement
• Ability to engage clients and convince them to book a function

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications with a recent passport photograph, updated CVs, certificates and contact phone numbers should reach:

The Human Resource Manager
Labadi Beach Hotel
P.O.Box 1
Trade Fair La,
Accra

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 January, 2019
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