Director of Event Operations
Monterey, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!
The Director of Event Sales & Planning is responsible for coordinating catering sales by establishing markets, goals and advertising techniques; coordinating with the Director of Sales to ensure profitable bookings; manage pricing policy of the property, ensuring proper payments for services rendered; developing and maintaining solicitation responsibilities; reviewing catering contracts; selecting, training and developing Team Members.
*Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
*5+ years catering experience, hotels preferred.
*Highly developed business communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written.
*Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
*Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.
*Able to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue.
*Creativity in designing events and menus in conjunction with the culinary department to maximize operating profit.
*Strong time management skills.
*Previous experience leading and directing a team.
*Confident and professional appearance.
EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.
EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Davidson Hospitality Group is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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