Catering Sales Manager OEM

Crowne Plaza Concord Walnut Creek

45 John Glenn Drive

Concord, CA 94520

Telephone (925) 825-7700

Catering Sales Manager OEM

Posted August 14, 2019

R-167441

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) 387-3888 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.

Crowne Plaza Concord Walnut Creek

324 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Located just off I-680, our pet-friendly hotel offers friendly service, upscale accommodations, and fabulous amenities to guarantee a comfortable visit. Perfect for business and leisure travelers alike, our full service hotel features mouthwatering dining at Vineyards Restaurant and Bar, a comprehensive business center, an indoor pool and fitness center, and easy access to countless Bay Area attractions. Our hotel, located in the East Bay region, is conveniently near many day trip destinations including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and the historic Concord Pavilion.

With over 20,000 sq. ft. of customizable meetings and events space, the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek is the ideal place to host a meeting, conference, wedding, quinceañera, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or social event. Planners can enjoy a wide variety of delicious catering options from the Vineyards Restaurant and Bar, and choose from our adaptable beverage packages. Our talented events team take care of the tedious details.