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Senior Catering Manager

posted January 16, 2020

Hilton Austin
Austin, TX
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What will I be doing?

As a Senior Catering Manager, you would be responsible for developing market segments and soliciting new customers to purchase food and beverage and utilize event facilities in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Develop market segments and solicit new customer relationships while maintaining existing relationships
  • Conduct conferences and external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit, explain, negotiate and secure group and local catering business
  • Host and entertain clients and maintain client accounts
  • Conduct property tours and participate in trade shows, industry and community events to promote facilities and services
  • Negotiate services and prices to maximize revenue and profitability
  • Assist the Director in the management of the department, as needed

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!






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About This Employer

Hilton Austin

500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701-3720

(512) 482-8000

800 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Hilton Austin is situated adjacent to the Convention Center in downtown Austin, TX. We're a quick walk from exclusive shopping, amazing restaurants and fun live music venues on 6th Street and the surrounding area. Guests of our renovated hotel also enjoy fantastic views of the Capitol of Texas and Lady Bird Lake from 31 stories up. Hotel dining, a full-service spa, VIP perks - we've got you covered for a great stay in Austin.

  • Cannon + Belle restaurant, bar and biergarten; 24-hour room service
  • Austin Taco Project restaurant featuring craft beer and fusion taco bar
  • 8th Floor lap pool, whirlpool and sundeck overlooking Austin
  • Spa, sauna and steam room, plus a fully equipped fitness center
  • Flexible meeting spaces, including one of Austin's largest ballrooms
  • 24-hour business center with fax/print/photocopy services