Compass Group, North America MGR, INSIDE SALES (FULL-TIME) in AUSTIN, Texas

  • We have an opening for a full-time *MGR, INSIDE SALES *position.

  • Location: AT&T EECC - Sales&Mkt, 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: Open availability - flexible schedule.

  • Requirement: Sales and Food & Beverage Service experience.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service and great people. A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.

Full time associates at FLIK are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Summary: Develops market segments and new customer relationships while maintaining existing relationships with assigned accounts. Maximizes revenue in rooms, public space, food and beverage, and ancillary products and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Sales Administrative Assistant.

  • Solicits, responds to and negotiates with potential customers requiring group accommodations, meeting space and/or onsite catering; recommends additional services.

  • Contacts partners and customers via telephone, email, mailings, faxes and meetings to communicate opportunities with the company.

  • Negotiates contracts with customers; negotiates commission agreements with third-party agencies.

  • Prepares proposals and contracts to advise prospective customers of space considerations, rates and availability of guest rooms, meeting space and banquet facilities; develops and quotes prices.

  • Resolves issues related to service and operations.

  • Performs outside sales activities to discuss business opportunities and entertain customers in local and assigned markets; participates in tradeshows and industry and customer events.

  • Attends weekly sales departmental meetings and other scheduled meetings to support business operations (e.g., tentative review, lost business review, group pick up).

  • Conducts site tours with potential customers; visits guest rooms, meeting spaces and banquet facilities, as well as other property facilities.

  • Collaborates with facilities, reservation and catering departments to ensure events exceed customers' expectations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications:*

  • Education and/or Experience: Four years of college-level courses with an emphasis on business and two years of experience in conference center or hotel sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, business administration, marketing or communications preferred.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, Outlook; Delphi (or in-house sales system); Market Vision; Internet/Intranet. Ability to travel to support sales and business needs.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 209817