U.S. Marine Corps CATERING SPEC NF3 in Quantico, Virginia
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
This position is located at THE CLUBS AT QUANTICO - MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO . Candidates selected for this position will serve as a CATERING SALES SPECIALIST for MCCS.
We are seeking an exceptional sales specialist to lead our outside sales efforts across our catering and events department. This position will report directly to the Director of Food & Hospitality, will focus on driving revenue and building strategic relationships directly with key individuals in the community, local industry and government agencies. This position will first and foremost focus on new sales growth by gaining business for TCAQ and will focus efforts on identifying and soliciting new business through initiatives such as cold-calling, networking, and establishing a relationship with the local Chambers of Commerce. The incumbent will also build and strengthen relationships with clients to promote future bookings.
The ideal candidate for this position:
- Is self-motivated and results oriented
- Has a passion and aptitude for networking and sales
- Exhibits strong customer service and organizational skills
- Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts
- Has a proven track record of exceeding business deveopment targets in a fast-paced, competitive environment
The employee benefits package available to all regular full time and regular part time civilian Marine Corps non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees provides a full range of options:
- Sick/vacation leave
- * Health insurance*
- * Life insurance*
- * Group retirement plan and a 401(k) savings plan*
- Employee privileges including use of Marine Corps Exchange (tax free shopping), Barber Physical Activities Center , Theater, and more
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- Driving business development and sales activities across the Clubs of Quantico and Events Center
- Implement comprehensive sales strategy and hitting targets aligned with the company’s business plan and annual budget
- Conceiving and developing ideas to drive new business based on market research and client feedbackDeveloping and maintaining strong working relationships with existing and potential clients
- Gathering appropriate market and client information in order to effectively identify and pursue new sales opportunities
- Drafting detailed catering sales proposals
- Managing client data in appropriate databases
- Develop a plan that ensures eight contacts and two appointments with future clients daily
- Track daily activities; contacts, phone calls, emails and social media
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1101 General Business And Industry
- Directors, Food Service
- Food Service Directors
- Hotel Managers
Conditions of Employment
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- Bachelor’s degree*from an accredited college or university in a related field appropriate to sales management *OR
- An appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above OR
- Three years’ experience in hotel sales, catering or events sales or food and beverage operations.
Must demonstrate ability to coordinate with various workstations to satisfy customer catering and events requirements. Skills to assist customers in planning delivery of services. Ability to prepare reports and complete simple contractual arrangements.
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required. Must be able to obtain a ServSafe Manager’s Certificate within the first 30 days. This position is designated in the Medical Surveillance Program and requires the ability to obtain a Health Card.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.
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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
- Benefits for federal employees
- Healthcare insurance
- Pay and leave
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
Comprehensive Benefit Packages
Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
- How to Apply
How to Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
Agency contact information
QUANTICO MCCS MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES ATTN: PERSONNEL OFFICER QUANTICO, VA USA
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All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.
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Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479652100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 09/15/2017 to 10/01/2017
Salary: $35,000 to $40,000 per year
Pay scale & grade: NF 03
Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent