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Dual Sales Manager-Catering Manager

posted March 16, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen
Allen, TX
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About This Job

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.

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About This Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen

705 Central Expressway South
Allen, TX 75013

(214) 547-1700

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At A Glance

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen features a conference center with full-service catering for weddings, social events and meetings. Travelers enjoy easy access to US 75 for a quick ride to McKinney and Richardson. Our hotel is great for business and leisure travelers and located near Allen Event Center, Raytheon and many North Dallas offices.

After a busy day, guests can unwind at our heated outdoor pool or work out in our 24-hour fitness center. We provide complimentary WiFi in guest rooms, meeting and public areas, and in our 24-hour business center. The hotel offers a cooked-to-order breakfast in our Great American Grill® and snacks in the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®. 

  • Easy access to US 75 for quick movement around Dallas’ northern suburbs
  • Next to Watters Creek and Allen Event Center
  • 10,000 sq. ft. conference center for corporate or social events
  • Complimentary wired and wireless internet access
  • Heated outdoor pool and whirlpool