Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is looking for an eager Catering Sales Manager to join the team. The followings skills and and abilities are required:
Book catering functions.
Develop a target sales and marketing plan with focus on catering functions.
Participate in 30-60-90 day banquet forecasting.
Coordinate in-house sales promotions and associate functions.
Greet client upon arrival.
Facilitate and communicate details related to catering functions to management.
Maintain professionalism in problem situations.
Maintain detailed records of discussions with guest, including all meeting setups, food and beverage, etc.
Upsell to improve revenue generation on property.
Be readily available during functions for consultation with client.
Flexible schedule required to accommodate client needs.
Preside at conference planning meetings where details related to group coordination will be discussed and reviewed by management.
Participate in site reviews.
Conduct exit interviews with clients to solidify repeat business and distribute results.
Participate in the preparation of the annual hotel budget.
Respond and resolve guest requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner.
Two to three years of Hotel Catering Experience
Knowledge of the local market for social events
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, holidays and weekends.
Hilton Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
Position Available: Immediately
Bonus Plan: Yes
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the location of this job will not be considered.
Other: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
Management Position: Yes
Address: 1750 Rockville Pike , Rockville, MD, 20852, US