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Senior Catering Manager

posted November 16, 2019

Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
Cerritos, CA
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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 Cerritos Hotel

12725 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703

(562) 809-1500

203 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Situated just minutes from Anaheim, Long Beach, Los Angeles and other popular destinations, our hotel is a top choice for travelers when visiting Southern California. Visitors can arrive via Los Angeles International (LAX), Long Beach (LGB) or John Wayne (SNA) airports and settle into our beautifully appointed hotel. Nearby family attractions include Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland and California Adventure Parks. After a busy day spent exploring, guests can retreat to their spacious guest room or unwind with cocktails, conversation, and California cuisine in our vibrant lobby lounge.