IHG Catering Services Manager, InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Catering Services Manager ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

HOTEL OVERVIEW:

For 70 years, the InterContinental ® Brand has been writing the story of international travel and showing guests the InterContinental Life through personalized service, memorable, one of a kind experiences and global etiquette. As part of the largest luxury hotel brand in the world, InterContinental ® Boston is a landmark of luxury; rated in the top five on Trip Advisor for Boston hotels, named one of the ‘Best Hotels in the World' by Condé Nast Traveler magazine and featuring a Forbes Four-Star, 4 Diamond AAA rated hotel experience. The property overlooks Boston's historic waterfront, featuring 424 luxurious ultra-modern accommodations with distinctive style and breathtaking waterfront or downtown city views, a full service spa and fitness club, 32,000 square feet of premier meeting and event space, and an array of restaurants and bars influenced by a variety of international flavors. We are looking for passionate people who are charming, confident and internationally-minded to ensure we continue the story of making great things happen at InterContinental ® Boston.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position manages and coordinates all catering meetings, special events and activities booked through the catering sales manager.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

In this position you will:

  • Negotiate food and beverage prices, function space and hotel serviceswithin approved departmental booking guidelines.

  • Confirm inwriting to the client and all affected hotel departments all requirements viasales contract terms, addendums, confirmation of pricing, local resumes and/orbanquet event order.

  • Work with catering sales team to serviceand solicit new business and provide client proposals.

  • Work closely with other departments to facilitate services agreed upon bythe sales manager and prospective clients.

  • Assist in the implementation of thehotel's catering and conference strategy.

  • Produce monthly related reports andcatering forecasts for assigned area of responsibility.

  • Arrange, conductand/or partner with the sales manager in site inspections and presentations forpotential clients as needed.

  • Attend and represent hotel at trade showsand networking events to broaden hotel recognition within the local area.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Requirements include some college plus 2-5 years sales or catering related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of hotel and food & beverage operations is required.

You must have the ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc. and may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

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Job: Hotel General Management

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: R145768