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Catering/Conference Services Manager - Year Round - Full Time

Company: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation
Location: Meeker
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships and a rooted sense of community.Who We re Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you re ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we d love to hear from you!Perks & Benefits: Year Round employees at Steamboat are eligible for medical, dental, vision, legal plan, pet insurance, PTO and Vacation, Paid Parental Leave, health saving account with employer contribution as well as the perks and benefits that all Steamboat employees enjoy. These include a Steamboat and Alterra Mountain ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates, 401(k) plan with a generous company match, (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education.Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp is looking for a new Catering & Conference Services Manager. Resume and cover letter required.Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used:

  • Keep all Delphi accounts and bookings up to standards developed by Hotel
  • Solicit new business opportunities for hotel, including cold calling, sales blitzes, meeting with prospective clients, etc.
  • Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times.
  • Respond to written and telephone inquiries for the defined market. (15 rooms per night and less)
  • Prepare written proposals and contact letters detailing deposit amounts, due dates, attrition clauses and other agreed upon criteria required to secure group business.
  • Plan all aspects of conference services provided by the Resort. Be the primary contact for all conference client requests to include but not limited to: Lodging, Banquet F&B, transportation, entertainment, retail, spa, activities, information technology, decorations, lift tickets, off site excursions, and billing.
  • Negotiate pricing with the client based on the entire scope of the conference needs. Exercise discretion and judgment to determine the best scenarios for the client based on size, budget, length of stay, eligible repeat business, media exposure, community relations and multiple revenue center opportunities.
  • Determine deposit and payment schedules based on Hotel guidelines. Monitor deposits as scheduled.
  • Prepare and maintain financial documents and reports.
  • Compile a variety of information from both manual and computerized records and files for regular and special reports in response to specific requests by the supervisor.
  • Document and distribute work as requested by the client to various operational departments via Banquet Event Orders and Conference Resumes as Hotel procedures dictate. Provide detailed descriptions of services, product, pricing, timing, location and layout of each individual event.
  • Anticipate the group s impact on Resort operations both directly and casually affected by the events.
  • Notify Resort operations of actual and potential impacts whenever possible via the Conference Resume and direct communication.
  • Monitor actual events as appropriate. Assure that the event is understood and confirmed by the Resort s Operations management as set forth in the Banquet Event Order and Conference Resume
  • Report client feedback to Hotel and Resort operations supervisors and managers to evaluate event planning and performance on an ongoing regular basis. Communicate improved communication and performance procedures to the Conference Services staff through the Director of F&B.
  • Carry out special assignments as requested by the client. Delegate these tasks where standard Hotel operations procedures exist or perform the task personally where no standard exists.
  • Charge appropriately as set forth in policy for services rendered to group clients. Work with the client, Resort operations managers and the Director of F&B to determine charges for unusual service and product requests.
  • Deal regularly with a variety of outside individuals/organizations, including clients, potential clients and vendors. Represent the Resort to a variety of regional and national hospitality groups.
  • Occasional need to meet groups upon arrival or execution of event
  • Perform other tasks as assigned including weekend and after hour dutiesMinimum skills, education, and ability required for this job:
    • 1 to 3 years of relevant clerical and administrative experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are required.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with extensive knowledge of Excel
    • Knowledge of Delphi software helpful, but not required.
    • Experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex filing, computerized record systems.
    • Good basic administrative and/or organizational skills.
    • Experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex filing, computerized record systems.
    • Broad base knowledge and skills in food service management, including menu planning, cooking/food preparation operations, dining rooms set-up and service, wine service, ordering, staffing, pricing, and budgeting.
    • Hotel experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver s license without limitations or restrictions and meet company s insurability standards (will be required to complete Motor Vehicle Record)
    • Ability to problem-solve in a highly effective manner and maintain positive relationships with guests and staff, including management, subordinates, and co-workers.
    • Ability to be a consistent role model for company s Service Excellence standardsPhysical Requirements:
      • Must be at least 18 years of age
      • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
      • Ability to operate computer keyboard
      • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbal and written
      • Must be able to lead Hotel site tours, involving walking and stairsMiscellaneous Information:
        • Resume and cover letter required
        • This is a salaried exempt position and is not subject to overtime pay
        • Position requires working weekends and holidays as needed
        • Employment for this job is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check
        • Resume required with online application applications without a resume will not be considered
        • This position report to the Director of Sales with a dotted line to the Director of Food & Beverage
        • Pursuant to county and/or state orders and company policies, every employee is required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, practice social distancing, wash hands frequently, wear a mask per current guidelines, self-report and call in immediately and stay home if sick and assist with sanitizing and disinfecting work areas. Employees must follow all resort mitigation plans and protocols, which can be found posted on resort buildings and on BeekeeperThe base salary pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation salary pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.Steamboat area base salary pay range: $39,500 - $67,000 per year plus gratuitiesSteamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: catering, culinary school, deli chef, dining chef, executive, executive chef, prep chef, restaurant assistant chef, restaurant chef, sous

Keywords: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, Snowmass , Catering/Conference Services Manager - Year Round - Full Time, Hospitality & Tourism , Meeker, Colorado

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