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Director of Events and Catering

INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate, Arlington, VA

Posted December 7, 2017 R-132882

INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate is coming soon (2018), to the Washington DC (and New York City ) areas bringing a modern, tech-centric, lifestyle-focused management psyche to independent and soft-brand properties.

INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate delivers the experiences that fulfill the curiosities of the modern traveler; through style, service and technology combined with a forward-thinking attitude. And with a portfolio of unique properties that are not merely “lifestyle,” but rather lifestyled we deliver a customized experience to captivate, surprise, and delight the most discerning guest.

We are looking for a few prodigiously talented sales, revenue management and operational leaders who are looking to journey beyond their current hotel level assignments.  INTRIGUE is a tech-driven, cutting edge hospitality ecosystem with a niche lifestyle team at the helm. We're seeking the best-in-class talent to add to our artisan community.

Plan and create catering programs and manage the banquet/convention services operations to assist sales and achieve customer satisfaction, quality service and compliance with corporate/franchisor policies and procedures while meeting/exceeding financial goals

Position is responsible for long and short term planning, creation of catering programs, and the day-to-day operations of the Banquet section in large and/or complex catering operations.  Recommends promotional ideas and procedural changes.  Recommends, implements, and monitors the section's budget and manages expenses within the approved budget constraints.

Knowledge and Skills:

Education:            More than two years of post high school education, but less than a degree from a four year college.

Experience:          Experience required by position is from four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization.

Skills and Abilities:       Requires advance knowledge of the principles and practices within the catering, food & beverage, and hospitality professions.  This includes experiential knowledge for management of people, complex problems, efficient sales activities and food & beverage management.

Requires ability to analyze activities or information which involve original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at

logical conclusions.

Ability to make decisions guided by established policies and procedures.

Ability to manage the activities of other hotel employees.  Excellent internal and external oral communications skills. Second language preferred.

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INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate

4501 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 500

Arlington, VA 22203

Telephone (703) 387-3888

INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate

Management Company

A modern lifestyle lodging company that innovates and inspires.

INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts by Interstate brings a modern, tech-centric, lifestyle-focused management psyche to a variety of independent and soft-branded properties including urban boutique hotels, upscale restaurants, spa retreats and international properties. INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts delivers innovative culture, style and technology of next generation lodging and experiential services to fulfill the curiosities of the modern traveler. Immediately upon its introduction, INTRIGUE Hotels & Resorts draws from Interstate’s decades of experience operating independent and soft-branded properties across the country and around the world such as: New York, NY, Venice Beach, CA, Boston, MA, and Dublin, Ireland.