Director of Sales and Catering

Ottawa, ON and Gatineau, QC

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As soon as possible

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Hospitality, Food services, Tourism, Events


Director of Sales and Catering (bilingual French - English)
Gatineau, QC/ Ottawa

Your Contribution:
Sodexo Canada has the position you are looking for. Our Corporate Division is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Director of Sales and Catering.  

If you aspire to a job where your initiative and creativity will be highlighted every day, where your management skills will be recognized and if that's what motivates you, we have the position you are searching for.

Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over nearly 50 years of experience Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 420,000 employees throughout the world.


-Prepare Sales and Marketing Plan, Prepare Forecast by period for Fiscal Year, Preparation of Sales Budget.

-Development of and creation of menus established with Service Standard all in collaboration with Executive Chef

-Development of commercial agreements, and negotiations with vendors. Market analysis done in comparison with competitors regarding pricing, promotion/publicity, distribution and  communication.

-Coordinate, plan and organize activities and projects, ensure the exact communication chain of information t each relevant department.

-Contract negotiation, proposal preparation. Ensure client satisfaction during and after events and manage guest complaints, if necessary. Managing customer accounts and establish a long-lasting relationship. 

-Participation in tradeshows and represent company in segmented associations events, business community and government instances.

-Manage and implement policies, programmes and activities of the Sales and Catering Service in collaboration with related employees and Museum Management.

-Human resources management of the Sales and Catering department. Hiring of personnel, motivation, training, task delegation, scheduling, performance reviews, and conflict management.

-Manage financial resources, Cost controls (inventories, purchasing, negotiating with vendors, etc.)


Growth and Development:
-5-10 year experience in hotel sales and other related industries;
-Hotel management Bac or College degree(asset);
-Excellent organisational skills, meticulous, strategic and autonomous;
-Perfectly bilingual only / both written and spoken;
-Excellent communication skills(written and spoken) and in negotiation;
-Result driven dynamic and motivated personality;
-Full time schedule.

Value Behaviours:
Serving Clients and Customers
Analysis and Decision Making
Quality Assurance and Safety
Diversity Awareness
Drive and Dependability
Interpersonal Relations

Our Advantages 
*A wide array of interesting jobs *Nationwide locations *Tremendous growth possibilities *Continuous learning opportunities *Incentive Plans *Rewards& Recognition *Employee Benefits *Flexible Time *Discounts *Committed to People Development *Promoting Individual and Collective Achievements *Diversity and Inclusion *Corporate Citizenship *Hunger Fighting Initiatives *Environmentally Conscious………… To find out more, come visit us at:

Sodexo is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of national origin, race, religion, ethnic group, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, sexual or gender identity, status as a veteran or any other federal, provincial or local protected class.

“We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.”

*Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.*

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