Pam Parker

Pam Parker

Summary

  • Results-oriented Sales Professional with a proven record of accomplishments and 21 years experience
  • Leadership in planning and implementing comprehensive sales strategies in support of business goals and objectives
  • Team building and management
  • Solid organizational skills with attention to minute details
  • Budget preparation / Administration
  • Revenue & Yield management
  • Strong record for customer satisfaction with repeat business

Objective

To secure a position with a well established company with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship and enable me to utilize my strong sales background, organizational skills, and ability to work well with people.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Apr 2009

Director of Sales & Marketing

Ramada Inn & Conference Center
  • Developed & created innovative sales & marketing strategies for a 200 room, full service Ramada Inn
  • Developed & managed promotional materials, direct mail pieces & advertising
  • Inventory & Revenue Management to maximize yield
  • Maintained communication with management to ensure marketing activities align with business goals
  • Managed & booked all events associated with conference center
Oct 1990 - Sep 2008

Director of Catering

Holiday Inn Bossier
  • Planned & provided catering services for a wide variety of events, ranging from weddings and reunions, to corporate meetings and conventions. 
  • Steady increase in sales of three to five percent each year, drawn from new business and a significant amount of repeat business from satisfied customers.
  • Worked closely with each client through entire process, from initial sales contact to menu planning to final presentation.
  • Overseen a banquet staff, including banquet manager
  • Prepared annual catering budget.  Reviewed and forecasted the approved budget on a monthly basis and accounted for variances.
  • 2002-2003 Sales Person of the year (area-wide Convention Bureau) 
  • 2004 Sales Team of the year for Dimension Development
  • 2005-2006 Catering Professional of the year (area-wide Convention Bureau)
  • Four Blue Ribbon Awards for excellence in competitive shopping programs
Jul 1988 - Oct 1990

Director of Catering

Sheraton Shreveport

Started as Catering Assistant, then promoted after 12 months.  Handled the same duties described above.

**Twice honored as employee of the month

Education

Education
Sep 1987 - Sep 1989

2 year

Commercial College