Catering Sales Manager

The StateView Hotel, Autograph Collection


Posted December 20, 2018

R-154264

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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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3830 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

The StateView Hotel, Autograph Collection

164 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

The State View Hotel is built on the shores of Lake Raleigh, offering a one-of-a-kind setting unlike any other Hotel in the city. Advanced technology meets carefree comforts in this brand new hotel in Raleigh, NC. From the moment visitors walk through the lobby their breath will be taken away by the modern décor, incorporating stone and natural light to inspire collaboration. Guests can retire to their climate-controlled guest room, featuring Wi-Fi and in-room phone chargers, and stretch out on a plush mattress. When fully rested, guests can head out to a gorgeous terrace overlooking Lake Raleigh. Whether our guests are lounging by the pool or sipping on a hand-crafted cocktail, they will discover a new level of recharge, actually energizing during their visit to the StateView Hotel. Professionals can take care of business with ease by using individualized services, spectacular outdoor event spaces, bringing meetings and conferences to the next level with over 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space to impress both clients and colleagues.