The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is seeking for a Director of Catering and Conference Services. If you would like to work at a beautiful, AAA rated Five Diamond resort this may be the opportunity for you!
Job summery: This individual will oversee all aspects of a profit and service driven catering department while personally prospecting, selling, planning and servicing corporate and social business. This individual will be responsible for the supervision of the Catering/Conference Services function including maintaining and monitoring the accuracy and effectiveness of all written communication from Catering/Conference Services Managers and Administrative Assistants.
Requirements: Previous experience in the role of Director of Catering or Director of Catering/Conference Services. Minimum six years of experience in Catering /Conference Services in a resort/hotel, handling weddings and the social market. College education preferred. Excellent reading, writing & oral proficiency in the English language. Proven interpersonal skills with a track record of successful client interactions. Coaching and people development skills. Excellent organizational skills. Attention to detail. Ability to multitask. Able to negotiate, organize, delegate & work under pressure. Basic knowledge of audio-visual equipment, internet, telecommunication technology -- helpful. Knowledge of Daylight Sales and Catering Software. Computer literacy to include MS Word, Excel, and ability to use e-mail and the Internet. High level of creativity with food and beverage menu proposals. . Flexible schedule is required and ability to weekends, evenings, and holidays.
If you meet these qualifications, please submit your resume and contact information via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications in person are accepted M-F, 10am to 2pm.