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Careers at Hilton Hotel Albany NY Hilton Hotel Albany NY
Salary: YEAR USD

Location: Albany, NY USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Sales & Marketing
Career Level: Management
Work Hours: Full-time

Date Posted: 14 Mar 2019

Valid Through: 13 Apr 2019 07:50

The Hilton Albany is seeking a Catering Sales Manager to join our team! Located in the heart of Downtown Albany, the Hilton Albany hotel offers over 30,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space for corporate meetings, conferences and social events. Our hotel's 31 meeting rooms, including the largest ballroom in the Capital District, provide a variety of sizes and configurations for any function. Paired with modern amenities, our Downtown Albany hotel is the smart choice for successful events.

This position is responsible for targeting and coordinating catering sales efforts. The job involves the initiation and development of quality leads to ensure the growth of catering sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes BEO's for all banquet meeting groups.
  • Up-sells whenever possible through suggestive selling to the group leader.
  • Provides banquet menu information and package information to the guest.
  • Assist the banquet and catering staff as required to meet our guest needs.
  • Responsible for meeting established revenues.
  • Qualifies every catering sale before committing any available space.
  • Attends all special familiarization tours and special outings as requested by the Director of Sales.
  • Develops new leads through effective file tracing and solicitation letters.
  • Responsible Food and Beverage forecast of events booked. Maintaining forecast accuracy as the event materializes
  • Proactively identifies operational challenges with group and works with the hotel staff and customer to solve these challenges and/or develop alternative solutions.
  • Prepares Activity solicitation plan weekly and records actual solicitation activity for review and discussion with the Director of Sales.
  • Required to participate in the Catering Department/Sales office coverage weekdays and weekends as assigned..
  • Performs all other assigned duties to assist in efficient departmental operation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience in catering sales required.
  • Experience with OnQ, MeetingBroker and Sales Pro preferred.
  • Associates degree preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Catering Sales Manager - Albany, NY

The Hilton Albany is seeking a Catering Sales Manager to join our team! Located in the heart of Downtown Albany, the Hilton Albany hotel offers over 30,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space for corporate meetings, conferences and social events. Our hotel's 31 meeting rooms, including the largest ballroom in the Capital District, provide a variety of sizes and configurations for any function. Paired with modern amenities, our Downtown Albany hotel is the smart choice for successful events.

This position is responsible for targeting and coordinating catering sales efforts. The job involves the initiation and development of quality leads to ensure the growth of catering sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes BEO's for all banquet meeting groups.
  • Up-sells whenever possible through suggestive selling to the group leader.
  • Provides banquet menu information and package information to the guest.
  • Assist the banquet and catering staff as required to meet our guest needs.
  • Responsible for meeting established revenues.
  • Qualifies every catering sale before committing any available space.
  • Attends all special familiarization tours and special outings as requested by the Director of Sales.
  • Develops new leads through effective file tracing and solicitation letters.
  • Responsible Food and Beverage forecast of events booked. Maintaining forecast accuracy as the event materializes
  • Proactively identifies operational challenges with group and works with the hotel staff and customer to solve these challenges and/or develop alternative solutions.
  • Prepares Activity solicitation plan weekly and records actual solicitation activity for review and discussion with the Director of Sales.
  • Required to participate in the Catering Department/Sales office coverage weekdays and weekends as assigned..
  • Performs all other assigned duties to assist in efficient departmental operation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience in catering sales required.
  • Experience with OnQ, MeetingBroker and Sales Pro preferred.
  • Associates degree preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Details

Reference # 26101
Posted on 14 Mar 2019
Closes on 13 Apr 2019 07:50
Property name
Location(s) Albany, NY
City Name
Department Sales & Marketing
Career level Management
Hours/Status Full-time
Pay range ($low)
Pay range ($high)
Bonuses Yes
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