Director of Sales in Lexington, KY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Levy Restaurant Limited Partnership   •  

Lexington, KY 40502

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 53 days ago

Mission

As a Levy Director of Sales, you will be responsible for achieving annual sales and profits related to group sales events, while working in partnership with operations to deliver "The Levy Difference."




Major Areas of Responsibility

Operations

  • Continues to build sales through strategic programs
  • Assists in setting standards to ensure all catering services exceed guest expectations
  • Directs the overall communication efforts of the department to ensure internal guest understanding and external guest "World Class" experience
  • Analyzes feedback from clients to continually enhance services
  • Oversees development of advertising and marketing sales programs




Controls

  • Assures the continual process of revenue development
  • Promotes the sale of profitable Levy services
  • Provides annual, monthly and twelve-month forecasts of expected business activity
  • Completes competitive analysis of similar services in accordance with Core Signatures
  • Ensures required department reports are completed and information is compiled at month end closing
  • Ensures team members adhere to Levy Company guidelines as stated in team member training manual and employee handbook
  • Achieves assigned sales targets and budget goals
  • Thoroughly and accurately uses applicable Levy systems (Purchasing, Point-of-sale, WFM, Reserve and more)
  • Ensures that all security, safety and sanitation standards are achieved




Team

  • Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team
  • Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
  • Conducts regular scheduled meetings to ensure lines of communication are open between management and team members
  • Interviews, hires, trains and develops sales team members according to Levy guidelines
  • Displays a positive attitude towards team members
  • Mentors sales managers to develop their skills and leadership abilities



Job Requirements

  • Able to communicate effectively with management team, guests and team members by speaking and comprehending English
  • English reading, writing, math and computer skills required
  • Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products
  • Stamina to work 60 hours or more per week
  • Must be able to work extended shifts of 10 hours or more as business dictates
  • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work different shifts
  • Possible job hazards include, but are not limited to; slips, trips, falls, burns, cuts and strains
  • Ability to use hands in using office equipment, including the computer system
  • Ability to talk and hear to conduct phone correspondence
  • Close vision and focus capabilities to view computer screen and company documents


Valid Through: 2019-10-17