Catering Manager (387309) - Hilton Boston Woburn

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

Pyramid Hilton Boston Woburn Woburn, MA

Location
Woburn, MA
AJE Ref #
576209043
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
hc.269367
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Catering Manager Sales Hilton Boston Woburn Unwind at the Hilton Boston Woburn, a hotel in Woburn, MA just minutes from Boston in Cummings Park Business Center and 20 minutes from Logan International Airport. Relax in a guest room or upgrade to a suite with a separate living area and conference table. Reserve an Executive Room for exclusive access to the Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast from Monday through Friday and complimentary evening snacks from Monday through Thursday. Our hotel offers complimentary transportation within a five-mile radius. Visit Boston attractions, ride the nearby Commuter Rail and discover the excitement of downtown Boston, or dine out at local Woburn restaurants. Positioned close to a wide range of businesses, our hotel in Woburn offers over 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space in 13 versatile function rooms. Host your special event, wedding or corporate meeting for up to 700 Guests and relax while the dedicated events staff takes care of the details. Stay in touch with high-speed internet access throughout the hotel and make use of the fully equipped, 24-hour business center. Work out in our modern fitness center with the latest cardiovascular equipment and weights, or rejuvenate with a swim in the heated indoor pool. Indulge with contemporary American cuisine at 2 Forbes, an American Bistro. Relax within the soft, natural setting of Opal Ultra Lounge and enjoy a range of light dishes from the restaurants signature tapas menu. Purpose of the Position: Primary function is to increase revenues and profits by increasing and generating catering sales and business (both social and corporate) through aggressive proactive sales efforts against assigned local, regional and national markets and / or clientele. ESSENTIAL DUTIES The successful candidate will proactively pursue leads and existing accounts through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communication Attend trade shows, community events, and industry meetings against assigned market (s). Utilize your sales savvy and hospitality expertise to develop and maintain knowledge of market trends, competition and customers Ensure all sales agreements and functions contracts entered into with the clients are communicated to other departments to assure guest satisfaction Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures Possess outstanding leadership, organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communications, a guest service focus, and a passion for sales. Maximize use of all available hotel space to generate food and beverage revenues. Provide accurate and concise information to all departments with regard to group needs. These documents include Banquet Event Orders, Resumes and Internal Communications. Maintain proper documentation changes and special requests. Manages function details to ensure complete satisfaction and repeat business. Exceed client satisfaction by anticipating problems and needs and delivering high levels of service. Review event bills for accuracy, and approve payment. Conduct post-event evaluations in order to determine how future events could be improved.