Senior Social Catering Sales Manager – Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton | Curio Collection by Hilton

Job Description

The iconic Hotel del Coronado is looking for a Senior Social Catering Sales Manager to join the leadership team! Join one of the last surviving wooden Victorian beach resorts in the world and after a $400M renovation and expansion, the resort is more stunning than ever.

Located on Coronado Island just minutes from Downtown San Diego, this 28-acre property was built in 1888 and has over 750 rooms (to include cottages and villas), 65,000 square feet of banquet space, and 10 food and beverage outlets. This includes 4 restaurants, 2 bars, food truck, marketplace, ice cream shop, and in-room dining.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Two years prior hotel food and beverage, catering, event management or sales.
  • Four-year degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management or equivalent combination of education and professional experience preferred.
  • Knowledge in food and beverage menu development.
  • Knowledge in all areas of banquet and event etiquette, guest relations and service standards.
  • Ability to operate independently and with a high degree of autonomy requiring excellent time management skills and self-motivation.
  • Ability to manage and direct staff.
  • Ability to handle multiple customer and operational demands with a high degree of professionalism, operating often with time sensitive deadlines.
  • Hotel product and industry knowledge, i.e., staffing, operations, safety, security, union rules, structural, terminology, fire, police and health codes, hotel policies, city ordinances.
  • Quantitative processing of data via office machine equipment, mathematical computations and analytical skills necessary to accurately determine and communicate financial, forecasting and space utilization calculations.
  • Ability to successfully operate computer systems with the ability to navigate efficiently through Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Delphi (or in house sales system), Market Vision, OnQ, InFocus Internet and Intranet and Optimum Settings (or in house CAD program).
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to fully comprehend guest requests, memos, proposals, general correspondence and similar written materials.
  • Ability to complete a contract in compliance with all checklists, standards and hotel policies.
  • Interpersonal skills to provide overall guest satisfaction.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy period.

Want to learn more? Hotel Website, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

What will I be doing?

As the Senior Social Catering Sales Manager, you will solicit and respond to companies and organizations to purchase food & beverage, rent meeting space and ancillary services from the hotel. Coordinates the prompt, courteous and efficient “delivery” of those products to satisfy the customer’s service needs and to maximize the hotel’s profits.

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!

The Benefits – Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place To Work & Fortune We 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:

  • Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay
  • Medical Insurance Coverage – for you and your family
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Go Hilton travel discount program 
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) – purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
  • Career growth and development 
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs 

Salary Range: The annual salary range for this role is $60,000 – $70,000 and is based on applicable and specialized experience and location. 

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