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Hilton Senior Catering Manager - Conrad Washington DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Stay inspired by joining the stunning Conrad hotel located in the heart of urban DC as the Senior Catering Manager !

This stylish and sophisticated Forbes 4-Star hotel has brought a new standard of luxury to DC with 360 rooms, 32,000 square feet of banquet space, and 5 food and beverage outlets .

The ideal candidate will be an incredible leader with the ability to drive the business forward through innovation and elevated service. In this role, you will sell the contemporary and diverse meeting spaces such as two pillar-free ballrooms with 17-foot ceilings, three conference rooms, a hospitality suite, a wraparound pre-function area, and the rooftop boasting city and Capitol views. The Grand Ballroom sits at 7,626 square feet and the Conservatory Ballroom at 3,300 square feet.

For more information on the hotel, please visit their website Conrad Washington DC (http://conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/hotels/district-of-columbia/conrad-washington-dc-WASCICI/index.html)

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:

  • 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 (http://jobs.hiltonworldwide.com/our-brands/index.php) . 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!

The Benefits -Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking#1 World's Best Workplace by Great Place To Work & FortuneWe 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.Hilton offers its eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health insurance
  • Career growth and development
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Go Hilton travel discount program
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education (https://newsroom.hilton.com/corporate/news/hilton-announces-new-education-benefit-through-partnership-with-guild-education) : Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

* Available benefits may vary depending upon property-specific terms and conditions of employment and the terms of the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.

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Job: Catering and Event Services

Title: Senior Catering Manager - Conrad Washington DC

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT0AC0B

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