Catering Sales Manager

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  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits


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Hotel:
Portland Embassy Suites

Catering Sales Manager

Full time

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience in creating and managing luxury catering events to join our team as Catering Sales Manager. The Catering Sales Manager is a key position that will be responsible for selling revenue-generating catered events to include, but not limited to, weddings, social, meetings & conference events with all relevant profit-driving components. In addition, the position will detail, service, and plan for the success of these events with collaboration of key departments to achieve maximum profitability and guest satisfaction. Our property is located at the entrance to Portland International Airport (PDX), near the Columbia River Gorge recreation area and the city of Vancouver, Washington. It has 19,609 square feet of event space with 8 meeting rooms and On-Site Catering.

Salary Range: $55k- $75k
Bonus Eligible

Work Performed:

The position will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:
  • Generate catering revenue consistent with the property's business plan;
  • Detail and service all groups personally booked.
  • Achieve personal and hotel revenue goals;
  • Prospect for new business using a wide variety of methods, including phone calls, outside sales calls, community functions, internet prospecting, supplier partnerships, trade journals, etc.;
  • Develop, implement, and update catering sales action plans;
  • Interact effectively with vendors, competitors, local community, catering associations and other hotel departments. (including Sales, Kitchen and Operations) to ensure guest satisfaction;
  • Align catering service and client specifications to achieve high guest satisfaction and return on investment;
  • Manage contract minimums and coordinate the collection of attrition and cancellation fees;
  • Provide accurate revenue and expense forecasts according to established guidelines; and
  • All other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position.


Prior Experience:
  • 1-2 years of experience in Event Services, Banquet, Hotel Sales, Marketing or equivalent education and experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Preferred Technology: Experience with Delphi, FDC, and/or Marriott CI/TY


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