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Catering Manager - Embassy Suites by Hilton South Bend at Notre Dame

Company: Hilton
Location: South Bend
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Embassy Suites by Hilton South Bend at Notre Dame boasts 10,000 square feet of banquet space and 164 guest rooms located in the vibrant Eddy Street Commons directly across the street from the University of Notre Dame and is a perfect location for all groups!

They are looking for a Catering Manager to handle the selling and detailing of local corporate groups, social groups, and weddings! Attendees range from 20-250 on peak!

This is a great opportunity to work for an amazing leader and work for a Hilton Corporate Managed Hotel!

What will I be doing?

As a Catering Sales Manager, you would be responsible for representing the hotel's services and facilities to prospective clients and customers 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:

  • Target and solicit new catering business through lead generation, face-to-face prospecting, and relationship referrals
  • Design, develop, and sell creative catered events
  • Develop existing business to uncover additional revenue opportunities
  • Maximize revenue by upselling packages and creative food & beverage
  • Respond to incoming catering opportunities
  • Perform site visits, both scheduled and on-demand
  • Assist with the forecasting all revenue catering revenue categories
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the vanity site for weddings
  • Handle customer compliments and complaints through distribution and resolution
  • Stay on top of industry trends making recommendations to the sales and catering teams
  • Work closely with the Event Manager to ensure all event details are communicated
  • Travel primarily outside the hotel to initiate new sales, solicit leads, hold conferences and make sales proposals and presentations
  • Determine rates and negotiate contracts

    The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

    We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits.

    Medical Insurance Coverage Options - for you and your family. Able to enroll after 90 days of employment

    Vision, dental, life and disability insurance

    Mental Health Resources

    Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO) - you can accrue up to 144 hours of PTO in your first year of employment.

    Go Hilton travel discount program: 100 nights of discounted travel per calendar year

    Participating in the 401(k) Plan and company match is the perfect way to save for the future. We match 100% of every dollar eligible TMs contribute up to 3% of pay, plus 50% of every dollar contributed on the next 2% of pay.

    Career growth and development

    Team Member Resource Groups

    Recognition and rewards programs

    Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay

    Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

    Inclusive family-building and fertility benefits

    Expanded bereavement leave.

    Adoption Assistance program

    Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount

    Complimentary parking

    Sales Incentive

    Hilton offers a best-in market SIP (Short-Term Incentive Plan) to our Sales, Catering & Events teams to reward our employees for their contributions to our company's financial success. The Plan includes a quarterly component worth 20% of bonus eligible earnings. The quarterly incentive may have multiple individually weighted objectives, meaning multiple opportunities to earn a payout

Keywords: Hilton, South Bend , Catering Manager - Embassy Suites by Hilton South Bend at Notre Dame, Executive , South Bend, Indiana

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