Catering Sales Manager

Bourbon Orleans Hotel


Posted January 13, 2019

R-154130

You’re a careful listener who “gets” the client’s event needs at first telling. And for those unsure of their needs, your experience enables skillful guidance known to eclipse expectations. Your reputation and networking efforts make you the “go-to” for event planning. Then, a Catering Sales Manager position with Interstate might just be the go-to opportunity that takes your career to the next level.

As Catering Sales Manager, you will

  • Use your knowledge of the hotel’s offerings and the competitive landscape to secure event and group business that meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals.
  • Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat clients using multiple channels, such as social media, outside calls, and telemarketing.
  • Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey the specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and seeding future bookings.
  • Keep management informed of activities through regular reporting.

Fundamentals

A four-year college degree is not required; however, more than two years post high school education with one to two years employment in a related position is required. Thorough knowledge of catering, food and beverage, and the hospitality industry is expected. You must possess effective verbal and written English communication skills. This position also requires an ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Bourbon Orleans Hotel

218 Room Hotel

Our Historic French Quarter Hotel

With a heritage dating back to 1817, this Historic Hotel embodies the rich history, architectural splendor, and mysterious allure of New Orleans. Now, this beautiful landmark recently completed a comprehensive $13 million dollar renovation - one that reflects the site's fascinating past and provides unparalleled luxury, comfort and convenience for our guests. Set in the heart of the vibrant French Quarter, The Bourbon Orleans offers the elegance of a European boutique hotel with all of the amenities sought by modern travelers - from spacious rooms equipped for business and leisure to 7,000 square feet of flexible event space. Chippendale and Queen Anne furnishings set the scene.

Enjoy the timeless elegance of tranquil courtyards and a meticulously landscaped pool area, and if the outside world needs your attention, high-speed Internet access makes work fast and easy. Just outside our front door, the high energy of the French Quarter will set your spirit soaring with a dazzling array of nightlife, food and music. Walk to Jackson Square, Saint Louis Cathedral, the French Market and Bourbon Street to get a true taste of New Orleans and its rich heritage. And when it's time to travel, we're just 25 minutes from New Orleans International Airport.