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Salary:
25.0 35.0 YEAR
USD

Location: Orlando, FL Orlando FL 32810 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Sales & Marketing
Career Level: Management
Work Hours: Full-time (Salaried)

Date Posted: 28 Jan 2019

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Are you passionate about events? Puff 'n Stuff Catering, Central Florida's premier off-site caterer, is currently in search of an enthusiastic, personable, and organized Special Events Coordinator to help our Special Event Planners make lasting memories for our clients while building solid relationships with our vendors and staff.  

We are looking for a Special Events Planner ("SEP") to focus on selling off-premise catering at wedding events in the Orlando area. This requires active participation in securing business relationships, attending all individual client events to ensure satisfaction and to deliver on client expectations. SEPs are expected to conduct venue "site visits" with the client to further build the relationship, trust and confidence in the SEP and the company.  They are also responsible for maintaining ongoing relationships with appropriate business partners and clients based upon individual market assignments.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

    • Systematically develop new business each month though extensive networking, prospecting and following up on all leads to ensure consistent sales performance
    • Establishes business relationships with different venue operators to increase business opportunities and create top of the mind awareness of Puff 'n Stuff Catering
    • Actively follows up (within one business day) on all leads, e-mails, voice mails, etc.
    • Follows up during every phase of the sales cycle with direct client contact to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat business opportunities
    • Communicates effectively both internally and externally to provide clients with a high quality menu of services to deliver an outstanding event experience
    • Maintains database of pertinent information on clients through Caterease software
    • Follows through on all commitments with clients and co-workers
    • Prepares proposals with a focus on creativity, customization of menu's harnessing the resources and value that company provides to clients
    • Communicates to client all pricing with accurate information on subcontracted services, service personnel, venue fees and delivery fees along with food, beverage, and company owned rentals-SEP to make sure deposits are communicated to client and received as valid before the event date occurs.
    • Tracks all sales opportunities through Caterease software program and provides  clear and complete documentation of the work order, follows up with appropriate staff to ensure timely communication and  client expectations-"No last minute surprises for staff"
    • Participates in weekly sales meetings and monthly account reviews providing explanation of "Tentative Status" accounts as well as all sales results
    • Provides monthly forecast of sales to yield consistent results
    • Availability during, but not limited to, normal office hours with cell phone availability and after-hour events attendance as required by the company and clients to ensure satisfaction
    • Attends site visits with clients as dictated, attends industry related functions, and maintains membership in appropriate related organizations
    • Manages and builds positive relationships with all clients, co-workers and outside vendors partners including florist, photographers, venues, etc. Plays a "hands on role in establishing and fostering those relationships
    • Demonstrates and contributes to a helpful and positive work culture

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality or related field with hospitality experience; Bachelor's degree in hospitality preferred
  • 2-4 years catering or banquet Sales Role with increased responsibility and revenue targets. Proven track record of selling a minimum of $400,000 in annual sales.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a friendly demeanor
  • Ability to stay organized while handling multiple projects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Publisher
  • Proficiency in Caterease and AllSeated preferred


Learn More

Puff 'n Stuff Catering has been Central Florida's premier full-service catering and events company since 1980, and is now one of the largest of its kind in Florida. Currently serving Central Florida and Florida's West Coast, we're proudly recognized as a national leader in the catering industry!


To experience Puff 'n Stuff Catering, please watch the videos below:

About Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events

VIP Grand Opening - The Container Store

Special Event Planner- Orlando - Orlando, FL

Are you passionate about events? Puff 'n Stuff Catering, Central Florida's premier off-site caterer, is currently in search of an enthusiastic, personable, and organized Special Events Coordinator to help our Special Event Planners make lasting memories for our clients while building solid relationships with our vendors and staff.  

We are looking for a Special Events Planner ("SEP") to focus on selling off-premise catering at wedding events in the Orlando area. This requires active participation in securing business relationships, attending all individual client events to ensure satisfaction and to deliver on client expectations. SEPs are expected to conduct venue "site visits" with the client to further build the relationship, trust and confidence in the SEP and the company.  They are also responsible for maintaining ongoing relationships with appropriate business partners and clients based upon individual market assignments.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

    • Systematically develop new business each month though extensive networking, prospecting and following up on all leads to ensure consistent sales performance
    • Establishes business relationships with different venue operators to increase business opportunities and create top of the mind awareness of Puff 'n Stuff Catering
    • Actively follows up (within one business day) on all leads, e-mails, voice mails, etc.
    • Follows up during every phase of the sales cycle with direct client contact to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat business opportunities
    • Communicates effectively both internally and externally to provide clients with a high quality menu of services to deliver an outstanding event experience
    • Maintains database of pertinent information on clients through Caterease software
    • Follows through on all commitments with clients and co-workers
    • Prepares proposals with a focus on creativity, customization of menu's harnessing the resources and value that company provides to clients
    • Communicates to client all pricing with accurate information on subcontracted services, service personnel, venue fees and delivery fees along with food, beverage, and company owned rentals-SEP to make sure deposits are communicated to client and received as valid before the event date occurs.
    • Tracks all sales opportunities through Caterease software program and provides  clear and complete documentation of the work order, follows up with appropriate staff to ensure timely communication and  client expectations-"No last minute surprises for staff"
    • Participates in weekly sales meetings and monthly account reviews providing explanation of "Tentative Status" accounts as well as all sales results
    • Provides monthly forecast of sales to yield consistent results
    • Availability during, but not limited to, normal office hours with cell phone availability and after-hour events attendance as required by the company and clients to ensure satisfaction
    • Attends site visits with clients as dictated, attends industry related functions, and maintains membership in appropriate related organizations
    • Manages and builds positive relationships with all clients, co-workers and outside vendors partners including florist, photographers, venues, etc. Plays a "hands on role in establishing and fostering those relationships
    • Demonstrates and contributes to a helpful and positive work culture

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality or related field with hospitality experience; Bachelor's degree in hospitality preferred
  • 2-4 years catering or banquet Sales Role with increased responsibility and revenue targets. Proven track record of selling a minimum of $400,000 in annual sales.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a friendly demeanor
  • Ability to stay organized while handling multiple projects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Publisher
  • Proficiency in Caterease and AllSeated preferred


Learn More

Puff 'n Stuff Catering has been Central Florida's premier full-service catering and events company since 1980, and is now one of the largest of its kind in Florida. Currently serving Central Florida and Florida's West Coast, we're proudly recognized as a national leader in the catering industry!


To experience Puff 'n Stuff Catering, please watch the videos below:

About Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events

VIP Grand Opening - The Container Store

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Reference # 19732
Posted on 28 Jan 2019
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Location(s) Orlando, FL
Department Sales & Marketing
Career level Management
Hours/Status Full-time (Salaried)
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