Catering Sales Manager – La Quinta Resort & Club

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Catering Sales Manager at La Quinta Resort & Club| a Hilton managed hotel 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.
What will I be doing?
As a 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 relationship

Conduct conferences and external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit| explain| negotiate and secure group and local catering busines

Host and entertain clients and maintain client account

Conduct property tours and participate in trade shows| industry and community events to promote facilities and service

Negotiate services and prices to maximize revenue and profitability
Assist the Director in the management of the department| as needed

What 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!