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Catering Sales Manager

We offer above-average wages, free parking, daily lunch, and a weekly all-team huddle that brings all departments together over breakfast. Benefits include Medical, dental, vision, PTO, life insurance, and both short & long-term disability.

Posted March 16, 2023

Crowne Plaza Houston Med Ctr-Galleria Area
Houston, TX
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About This Job

Just minutes from the Medical Center, Downtown, and the Galleria, the Crowne Plaza Houston Med Ctr – Galleria is now hiring experienced Catering Sales Managers. 

About us: Our culture is one that values and cares for you, our team members. Your input is both expected and respected. Recognition of your hard work and dedication is important to us.

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Prospect and solicit new wedding and social accounts, meet with new and existing clients, provide tours of facilities, review event details, and write contracts.
  • Greet guests at functions prior to hand-off to operations, up-sell to guests, handle client concerns, and follow up with guests after events. Handle guest relations and monitor adherence to quality assurance standards.
  • Work with property operations to detail groups and menus; prepare and distribute Banquet Event Orders and additional event support documentation in a timely manner to clients for contractual execution.
  • Participate in industry-related events such as bridal fairs, and other local and regional events. In addition, support all internal departments based on events and needs.
  • Develop quarterly action plans highlighting how you leverage your markets in order for the property to achieve the financial plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 3-4 years' experience working in a hotel or restaurant in a sales and/or catering role.
  • Food and beverage experience required.
  • Catering or event sales experience is preferred.
  • Ability to identify key market segments and appropriate mediums for selling opportunities.
  • Experience in sales and marketing training.
  • Familiar with sales-related technology applications.
  • Strong commitment to customer and client service.
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership, and team-building skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

What should you expect from us?

  • Benefits (Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance)
  • Free Meals (Lunch)
  • Free Parking
  • Clear expectations and goals 
  • Relationship & Respect
  • Tools for necessary success
  • Recognition of your efforts                                                                                                                                                                     

Working at the Crowne Plaza is about partnership and relationship.  

We are committed to creating an environment where passional professionals can thrive.  We celebrate our employees individually, recognize their accomplishments, reward their achievements, and value their contributions.  

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About this Employer

Crowne Plaza Houston Med Ctr-Galleria Area

2712 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77098


354 Room Hotel

A Work-Life Hotel in Houston’s Galleria Area

Located on the Southwest Freeway near Greenway Plaza, Crowne Plaza® Houston Med Ctr-Galleria Area is an elegant hotel with innovative spaces and contemporary rooms, ideal for work-life balance. Minutes from Upper Kirby, and the Texas Medical Center, our hotel is situated between The Galleria and downtown Houston, surrounded by the city’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Host events, meetings, and weddings in 12,000 sq. ft. of space, including a modern ballroom. Enjoy light fare and drinks at 2712 Bistro and Bar. Swim in our outdoor pool and get energized in our Fitness Center. Our hotel puts you within minutes of the Museum District, the Houston Zoo, Minute Maid Park, and Rice University.