IHG Senior Catering Manager - InterContinental Hotels Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

Senior Catering Manager - InterContinental Hotels Cleveland

Job Number R157946

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Americas - United States - Ohio - Cleveland


About us

Do you see yourself as a Senior Catering Manager? What's your passion? Whether you're into wind surfing, shopping or knitting, 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. The InterContinental Hotels Cleveland offers an impressive collection of hospitality choices. Our superior locations, luxurious accommodations, high tech meeting rooms, unique dining experiences and attentive guest services are unparalleled in the area. Conveniently located on the campus of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, less than one mile from the University Circle cultural and arts district. Legacy village shopping and entertainment, the Rock & Roll hall of Fame and Museum, Progressive Field and the Historic Warehouse District are all within easy reach.

Your day to day

This challenging role will develop and implement the total sales and marketing strategies of the catering department. As the Senior Manager you will direct the day-to-day activities of the catering team and develop, train and motivate a catering team that is responsible for developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, and implementing catering strategies. This role establishes a client base of organizations, associations and commercial business through direct outside sales efforts for the purpose of securing business for the hotel. You will achieve budgeted revenues and personal sales goals while assisting management in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, and financial plans which support the overall objectives of the hotel. Complete forecasts, plans, and sales production reports. You will help clients with menu planning, food and beverage coordination, table arrangements, decoration options, etc. and arrange all details of conventions and or catering events.

What we need from you

You will need a Bachelor's Degree in marketing or related field or equivalent, and 3 years experience in a catering setting or related field, with direct supervisory experience over a sales/catering team, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. This position may require the ability to travel to attend workshops, trade shows, conventions, etc. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

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. IND