Job Description

WORK IN PARADISE  at the beautiful South Seas Island Resort on the tip of Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast just across the bridge from Fort Myers.

Escape to a tranquil tropical island destination, marked by 2.5 miles of beaches, surrounded by glistening gulf waters and endless opportunities for fun and adventure. 

South Seas Island Resort (SSIR) is now a part of the world-class Timbers Resorts which are known to be unique, authentic, comfortably casual yet sophisticated, and always fun. Where luxury is without pretense and the smiles are genuine. Timbers Resorts boutique hotels, resorts and residences are the perfect places to create unforgettable memories with family and friends, in the world’s most sought-after destinations.

 Here's what we’re looking for … Passion Unites Us

An inspired, driven individual who believes in providing outstanding customer experiences and comes to work energized and ready to carry that spirit throughout the day.  You truly appreciate the opportunity to work with people who encourage, challenge, and support one another to be their best. Grow your career with us and learn first-hand how to shape remarkable experiences for our world-class guests and Owners.

SUMMARY:

The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for attainment of assigned catering/banquet goals tied to

the overall performance of the hotel. The individual will be responsible for effectively soliciting and

securing new accounts, as well as servicing clients/groups where applicable. The Catering Sales

Manager will work in conjunction with the Director of Sales & Marketing or Director of Catering to

achieve the hotel’s revenue and market share goals for the resort. The focus of catering sales may

vary based on the property needs, the associate is assigned to (i.e. Social, Corporate, Business,

SMERF). Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is

necessary to complete their job responsibilities.

Education & Experience

• 4 year college degree or equivalent required; previous Catering Sales experience preferred.

• Demonstrate creativity and knowledge of food and beverage desired.

• Must have a valid driver’s license for the applicable state.

• Must possess developed verbal and written communication skills to frequently negotiate, convince,

sell and influence other managerial personnel, hotel guest(s) and/or corporate clients.

• Experience with professional selling skills desired: opening, probing, supporting, closing

• Must be proficient in general computer knowledge especially Microsoft Office products

• Must be able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple tasks; strong organization

and presentation skills

Job Duties & Functions

• Effectively attain assigned sales and revenue goals, as well as solicitation call goals.

• Proactively conduct solicitation calls, conduct sales tours, and entertain clients specific to Social,

Corporate, Business, or SMERF, as applicable by property.

• Grow existing relationships with assigned accounts specific to Social or Group related travel, as

assigned by property.

• Monitor and evaluate trends within your market segment.

• Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and

service-oriented manner.

We have an AWESOME Compensation & Benefits Package …

  • Excellent Health Care Insurance options
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance & Long/short-term disability coverage
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Transponder toll programs  
  • $2 Employee lunches  
  • Referral Program
  • Employee discounts
  • EAP