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Catering Sales Manager

Posted April 6, 2021

Hilton Boston/Dedham
Dedham, MA
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Catering Sales Manager needed at the Hilton Dedham!

About This Job

Overview

The ideal candidate will be passionate about social event planning and committed to educating themselves on current food & beverage trends. The Hilton Dedham is dedicated to maintaining the highest reputation within our industry and the Catering & Conference Service Manager must be able to sell and keep that promise for the property with genuine care. 

This position reports to the Director of Sales & Marketing and is held accountable for quarterly sales goals for the property.

What you will be doing

  • Meet with clients to capture catering order specifics like menu dishes, date and time, address as well as logistical requirements like tables and chairs.
  • Conduct site inspections for prospecting clients.
  • Draft and submit the sales contract to client for review, approval and payment.
  • Report progress of catering sales to the Director of Sales and Marketing as applicable.
  • Ensure operational compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  • Coordinate with Food and Beverage Department such as the food preparation and banquet room set-ups to ensure they can meet scheduled catering service.
  • Investigate and resolve challenges regarding food quality or service.
  • Be responsible for soliciting new catering accounts, entertaining and maintaining relationships with existing accounts.
  • Represent the hotel by conducting site visits, negotiating and making proposals, detailing events, and ensuring that each client is executed successfully.
  • Achieve catering services by contributing information; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, quality, and customer service standards; identifying and resolving problems, completing post function production reports.

Requirements

  • Candidates may be called upon to work extended workweeks, including weekends, to accommodate a client's needs as well as any functions they are overseeing.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience with social catering events including weddings.
  • Hilton Brand experience a plus!

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances (Short-Term and Long-Term)
  • Supplemental Life Insurances (Self, Spouse and Children)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k)
  • Sick Time, Vacation Time and Holidays
  • AMAZING HOTEL DISCOUNTS!

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About this Employer

Hilton Boston/Dedham

25 Allied Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

(781) 329-7900

256 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Overlooking tranquil woods, and only 10 miles from downtown Boston, the newly-renovated Hilton Boston/Dedham is a great choice for both business and leisure travelers. Located off I-95, our proximity to multiple train stations and complimentary shuttle service allow visitors to travel around easily. Inside the hotel guests will find modern and welcoming rooms and suites, great recreational amenities, vibrant local cuisine and stunning indoor/outdoor function space for their business or social event.

  • Located in a picturesque area, 11 miles from downtown Boston
  • Near numerous corporate offices, shopping and attractions
  • Complimentary shuttle within a 5-mile radius
  • On-site dining for breakfast and dinner at Herb N' Kitchen
  • Spacious rooms and suites with free WiFi, fridge and 49-inch HDTV
  • 10,000 sq. ft. Atlantis Sports Club with modern gym and indoor pool
  • 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting and wedding space for up to 400 guests