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Catering Sales Manager OEM

posted March 22, 2019

Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel
Columbia, MD
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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

Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel

10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

(410) 730-3900

290 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Lakefront hotel centrally located between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and our nation's capital, the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel has everything travelers need for work and for play. Situated on 12 wooded acres, our hotel overlooks a serene Lake, a calming way to start or end the day. 290 brightly appointed guest rooms, suites, and Club Level rooms are a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of the Baltimore-Washington METRO area. Guests can spend a relaxing evening in our Lounge or enjoy breakfast and lunch in our award-winning Waterside Restaurant with lake views. Our guests will feel brand new after experiencing our refreshing outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. We can even help plan an event for five to 500 in our meeting space. 

We want to make every stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.