A Senior Catering Manager at Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown 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.
We are taking events to the next level by offering one of the most unique meeting facilities in the city complemented by natural light, modern technology, creative catering options and impeccable service. Whether it's a button-down board meeting for six or an Instagram-worthy gala for 500, we will exceed your event goals.
Organizing a conference is effortless at our elegant King St. Ballroom & Perch. Our 7,433 sq. ft. ballroom seats 545 theater-style. An expansive pre-function space serves as an exhibit hall and registration space and connects to Perch Bar - a great place to socialize and network during breaks.
What will I be doing?
As a Senior Catering 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 relationships
Conduct conferences and external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit, explain, negotiate and secure group and local catering business
Host and entertain clients and maintain client accounts
Conduct property tours and participate in trade shows, industry and community events to promote facilities and services
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:
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
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!