• Catering Manager

    Join one of the fastest growing lifestyle hospitality companies and enhance your career! Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, operates with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, inspired marketing and financial responsibility. As disruptors of the status quo, we intend to spark a movement honoring our community, the adventure-minded traveler and work-hard-play-harder road warrior through distinctive design, bespoke wellness offerings, philanthropic endeavors and locally sourced, internationally influenced food and beverage. Constituted by some of the most accomplished leaders in lifestyle hospitality, Pivot Hotels & Resorts caters to today's experience-seeking, adventurous traveler through inspiring design, thoughtful service, and one-of-a-kind experiences at each of its hotels and resorts. At Pivot Hotels & Resorts, we know that it is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. So we want you to join us to be the difference! More information can be found at www.pivothotels.com.

    Property Info

    A downtown Newport icon, the award-winning Hotel Viking, is situated atop Newport's Historic Hill neighborhood. Offering breathtaking views of prestigious Bellevue Avenue, the hotel is within easy walking distance of Newport's Bellevue Avenue mansions, scenic waterfront, bustling harbor, and a myriad of restaurants and lively bars. Offering 208 guestrooms and luxury suites the hotel provides a sense of history and a friendly ambiance. On site amenities include our signature eatery, One Bellevue Restaurant, Lounge and Patio, as well as our seasonal Top of Newport rooftop restaurant, our full service SpaFjor, 24-hour fitness center, indoor heated pool and hot tub. With nearly 14,000 square feet of function space, an additional 3,000 square feet of outdoor event space and an on-site wedding Chapel, our team is ready to create your ideal event. Our service and attention to detail have made Hotel Viking a revered destination throughout its 90-year history. Come join our team today!

    Position Info

    Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

    The Event Sales/Catering Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events for in-house groups as well as outside clients. The primary focus is to sell Banquet Food and Beverage with other responsibilities including menu planning, agenda setting and hotel meeting services. Other duties will include reviewing contracts and facilitating communication before, during and post event with hotel staff to ensure a high level of service. The Catering Manager will also contribute to site inspections, maintaining strong customer relationships and working as a team member with the sales and catering staff. Lucrative incentive plan and competitive salary offered!

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and/or 2+ years of hotel sales experience.
    • 1 year food and beverage experience.
    • Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
    • Developed business communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Understanding/knowledge of Microsoft office.
    • Confident and professional appearance.
    • Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed.
    • Understanding of market segment, competitor's strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand.
    • Time management skills. Being able to work on multiple projects with desired outcome for each.
    • Creativity in designing events.
    EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

    Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace.

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    DHRIC042019 About Us
    Davidson Hotels & Resorts offers a rich benefit program including 3 tiers of medical coverage, and multiple free benefits which tie into our health coverage including: 24/7 Healthcare Concierge, 24/7 Teledoc service, a Maternity Program, Cancer Program, and Free Maintenance Medications. Enrollments are completed by licensed counselors who will help you tailor a plan to best fit you and your family's needs! Along with Medical we offer Vision and Dental insurance; as well as company paid Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability. There are a variety of other coverages our team members can choose to elect such as Life Insurance Buy Ups, Short Term Disability Buy-Up, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity, Home and Auto insurance, Legal Assistance, and Pet Insurance. We also offer hotel discounts, Tuition Reimbursement, EAP program, emergency travel assistance, and Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, bereavement, and Holidays). Davidson contributes a company match for any team member participating in 401k, along with a Roth option including 41 different investment options. We recognize our team members with service awards at every 5 year increment, our people are the cornerstones of our success, and employee satisfaction helps us achieve our strategic goals and create value in everything we do!

    Interested parties may apply here

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