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Catering Sales Manager

Posted November 24, 2022

Phoenix Park Hotel
Washington, DC
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About This Job

We offer a starting rate of pay of $70,000 annually and an excellent benefit Package!

If you’re looking for a great place to work, you’ve come to right place and we’re looking for an exceptional individual to join our dynamic team in the position of Catering Sales Manager

The Phoenix Park Hotel is a proud member of Historical Hotels of America located just steps from the U.S. Capitol, Union Station and the Supreme Court.  We offer 149 beautifully appointed guest rooms, elegant Penthouse and Bi-level Suites, over 6,000 square feet of meeting space and the Dubliner Irish Restaurant and Pub.

Overview

The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for selling, planning, and overseeing all events booked at the hotel.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Selling social catering events, servicing accounts, developing, and following up on leads for assigned markets.
  • Negotiates and finalizes contracts and banquet event orders (BEO) by meeting with and/or
  • telephoning clients.
  • Achieves sales goals.
  • Planning and detailing each event booked Oversight of the entire function
  • Anticipates (or reacts to) group problems and provides solutions.
  • Prepares specialized reports, as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of budgeted revenue goals and assists in putting together plans and actions or originates and generates business
  • Ensures that all guest checks, payments, master folios and advanced deposits are submitted to accounting; ensures that any other information, which is necessary and/or helpful for successful catering business, is submitted to appropriate departments.
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote property.
  • Communicates directly with Executive Chef, Banquets, and Conference Services regarding all changes to set-up and final counts.
  • Belongs to associations that influence and aid in continuing education and securing future business.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED plus two (2) to five (5) years of experience in hotel and/or conference center sales and have extensive knowledge and able to coordinate wedding ceremonies and receptions; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the above knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have ability to effectively and efficiently utilize a variety of computer
  • programs, i.e., Word, Excel, MICROS, property management system, etc.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

We offer a starting rate of pay of $70,000 annually and an excellent benefit Package!

If you’re looking for a great place to work, you’ve come to right place and we’re looking for an exceptional individual to join our dynamic team in the position of Catering Sales Manager

The Phoenix Park Hotel is a proud member of Historical Hotels of America located just steps from the U.S. Capitol, Union Station and the Supreme Court.  We offer 149 beautifully appointed guest rooms, elegant Penthouse and Bi-level Suites, over 6,000 square feet of meeting space and the Dubliner Irish Restaurant and Pub.

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About this Employer

Phoenix Park Hotel

520 N Capitol St NW
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 638-6900

149 Room Hotel

www.phoenixparkhotel.com

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Our Hotel

The Phoenix Park Hotel is where sophistication meets comfort. Our historic Washington DC hotel remains loyal to the style of the original 1920’s architecture while embracing a contemporary guestroom design suitable for both the corporate or leisure traveler.  The Irish heritage is found at The Dubliner, our classic Irish restaurant and bar where guests are treated to authentic Irish / American cuisine. Located in the heart of the city our Washington DC hotel is just steps from Union Station, the US Capitol and all the history and the evolving attractions that Washington, DC has to offer.