Can you "wow" guests with your ability to arrange an exquisite event? Are you a people person? The Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel Bismarck is hiring a Catering Manager to book and coordinate group events. We offer a competitive wage, advancement opportunities, great benefits, and paid time off.
The Catering Manager is responsible for booking and coordinating group event business and lead staff to ensure all events are executed successfully. Focus must be on solicitation and booking group events. They must have the ability to gain confidence and build rapport with current and potential clients, staff and peers.
Work with each group's events planners to determine their needs and assist customers in finalizing function details including negotiating guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and hotel services within approved guidelines, suggest alternatives as appropriate and up-selling events and menus as appropriate.
We are looking for an upbeat, enthusiastic and motived individual who will take ownership, be aggressive, and work hard to succeed. We are seeking an individual who has 1-2 years of catering event and meeting planning experience, excellent communication and leadership skills, and the organizational ability to manage several tasks as once. A background in customer service and food & beverage is preferred.
Candidate must have the ability to manage change effectively with clear written and verbal communication skills, foster teamwork, and enjoy their work environment. Candidate must have proven leadership and planning skills, some food and beverage knowledge, be able to handle multiple tasks, and be very detailed oriented.
If interested, please apply in person or submit your resume to:
800 S. 3rd Street
Attention: Samantha Ackerman
Bismarck, ND 58504.