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Position Details

Company:
Loews Madison Hotel
Property:
Loews Madison Hotel
Location:
District of Columbia/Washington
Management Position:
Yes
Entry-level Position:
No
Industry:
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories:
Catering/Events
Job Availability:
Immediately

Catering Sales Manager

Position Summary

Job Responsibilities

  • Will handle any outlet event or catering event for the Loews Madison and outlets
  • Primary focus will be prospecting new business for both outlet and catering events
  • Composing sales proposals and seasonal marketing strategies for all markets
  • Maximizing revenue for small, short-term bookings
  • Completing a minimum of 5 outside sales calls a week
  • Selling, contracting and servicing all events
  • Attend 4 social events or networking events per quarter
  • Attend all off-site Rural Society functions
  • Attend all trade-shows with Catering Team throughout year
  • Produce BEO’s and event resumes for all events
  • Effectively communicate all details to operation teams for all events
  • Work with Restaurant GM, DOCCM and Chef de Cuisine to establish small event/meeting packages
  • Would handle all room service/hospitality events
  • Work with Restaurant GM, DOCCM and Chef de Cuisine to establish holiday and seasonal menus and packages
  • Would work with conference team to increase on-property outlet sales with all groups
  • Handle all billing arrangements for all events based on Loews standards and guidelines
  • Schedule and arrange for all site inspections for outlets and catering events
Required Skills and Experience

Ideal Candidate

  • Would have 6 months to a year experience in both catering and restaurant sales/servicing experience (both local and social catering)
  • Experience with Weddings and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Knowledgeable and participates in social media
  • Has a strong knowledge of the DC and surrounding MD/VA market
  • Is proactive in sales approach and comfortable with cold calling
  • Is comfortable in competitive sales markets
  • Creative and can easily adapt to different markets and marketing plans
  • Knowledgeable of food and beverage/catering trends
  • Looking for the next step in catering sales or a hotel career
  • Delphi, Micros, Open Table, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint experience
  • «Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, when needed
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  • «Must be able to work in fast-paced environment
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  • *Must be able to push, stand, stoop, bend and lift items weighing up to 25 pounds

 

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Bonus:
Yes
Other Benefits:
No
Work Permit:
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Accommodation:
No
About Loews Hotels

Loews Hotels is a vibrant collection of one-of-a-kind hotels with distinct personalities. Each hotel and resort offers high-quality accommodations, impressive surroundings, personalized service, and thoughtful amenities for a luxurious guest experience. As a company we care about our guests, our community and our team members.

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels manages properties in most major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Each property goes beyond Four Diamond standards to provide guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local travel experience at a great value. Loews Hotels boast prime locations in the cities of New York, Washington DC, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Montreal, and Quebec City, as well as world-renowned vacation destinations such as Miami's South Beach, Universal Orlando, New Orleans, Tucson, St. Pete Beach, and California's Coronado Island. Loews has established some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road.

At Loews Hotels, our team members' commitment to our guests and dedication to our communities is cherished. We seek genuine individuals who are able to engage and delight our guests by providing Four Diamond AND MORE service. We invest in training and development opportunities for all team members, so they may grow and develop as individuals. We embrace diversity at our core and offer the opportunity for all team members to reach their potential as professionals. At Loews Hotels, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun.

As part of our commitment to our team members, Loews Hotels is proud to offer competitive compensation and benefit plans tailored to each marketplace. These include:

  • Pay that meets or exceeds area standards
  • Retirement (401-K) and incentive plans
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Holiday and vacation pay
  • Team member assistance plans
  • Career development programs
  • Tuition reimbursement programs

Loews Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work culture, M/F/D/V