Senior Catering Sales Manager, DoubleTree Crystal City

Employer
Doubletree by Hilton
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jun 05, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Management, Sales
Hours
Full Time
A Senior Catering Manager with DoubleTree Crystal City is 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.Welcome to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Crystal City, where you can take in the stunning Washington, DC skyline. Located in the vibrant Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, VA, you're within minutes of many landmarks including the Washington Monument, United States Capitol and White House. Easily access the nation's capital with our complimentary shuttle service to Pentagon City Metro, Reagan National Airport (DCA), and Fashion Centre Mall.What will I be doing?As a Senior Catering Sales 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 relationshipsConduct conferences and external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit, explain, negotiate and secure group and local catering businessHost and entertain clients and maintain client accountsConduct property tours and participate in trade shows, industry and community events to promote facilities and servicesNegotiate services and prices to maximize revenue and profitabilityAssist the Director in the management of the department, as neededWhat 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! EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

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