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Hilton Tampa Downtown is hiring a Director of Catering and Events!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Director of Catering & Events – Hilton Tampa Downtown

(JOB NUMBER: HOT06VUC)

Work Locations: Hilton Tampa Downtown 211 N. Tampa St. Tampa 33602

A Director of Catering and Events is responsible for directing and administering catering and event operations in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • prior leadership experience
  • 4 years catering and event experience
  • Delphi FDC systems knowledge
  • ability to uncover and retain new business

An ideal base for a fun vacation or a productive business trip, the contemporary Hilton Tampa Downtown is set in the heart of bustling downtown; moments from the Tampa Convention Center, and just a short trolley ride from attractions, shopping and entertainment. Discover extensive meeting space, stylish guest rooms, and an inviting rooftop sundeck with a swimming pool at our downtown Tampa hotel.

 

What will I be doing?

As Director of Catering and Events, you would be responsible for directing and administering catering and event operations in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Direct and administer all catering and event operations to include, but not limited to, guest service, soliciting new accounts, negotiating contracts, merchandising and marketing, planning, event execution, cost control implementation, systems management, budget and forecasting, department management, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Develop market segments, solicit new customers, negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with current customers
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members
  • Communicate with and provide direction and supervision to team members to execute catering and events

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!

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

Schedule: Full-time

Brand: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Shift: Full Availability

Job Level: Director

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