Industry : Other Industry
Department : General Management
Location : Vancouver, Canada
Level : Director
Posted : 02 Aug 2022
Job Role : Other Role
Recruiter : The Sutton Place Hotel
Job Ref : HOZ65990
Employment Type: Permanent
Job Type : Full Time
Validate Through : 2022-09-08
Salary Range (monthly): USD 8,000 to 12,000
Salary Description: Competetive Salary Offered
Few hotels can rival the elegance, European charm, and hospitality of The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver. Situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver has over 560 guest rooms and suites, approximately 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting/event space, and its spectacular setting allows guests to experience exceptional service with first-class amenities, from a personal concierge to a signature restaurant and wine merchant,. Set against a majestic backdrop of mountains and sea, and with the city's famous shopping, business, arts, and entertainment districts just steps away, guests will experience the perfect blend of luxury and cosmopolitan ambience. With its opulent surroundings, The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver brings a taste of Europe to one of North America's most beautiful cities. Luxury abounds from the lavishly appointed guest rooms, conference facilities, and fully furnished suites at La Grande Residence, to Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar and complete beauty centre at Vida Spa.
From hand crafted furnishings, silk tapestries, and premium bedding, every detail at The Sutton Place Hotel is selected to represent a history of refined style and polished perfection that is inviting and impressive.The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver has been voted 'BC's Leading Hotel' at the World Travel Awards, has been listed as one of Travel + Leisure's Top 500 in the World's Best Hotels, and is a perennial CondÃ© Nast Traveler Gold List favourite.
We are currently considering candidates for the following position:
Director of Catering & Conference Services Manager
The Director of Catering & Conference Services Manager will lead the daily operations of the catering and conferences Services Department. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): supporting seamless execution of exceptional guest service levels; lead the Catering team in initiation, development & maintenance of client accounts, contracts and bookings; exploring new opportunities in the market; collaborating with the Director of Food and Beverage regarding menu development; and ensuring revenue and profitability goals are met by the team through strategic planning, performance management, communication, initiation and implementation of proven sales & marketing techniques.
The successful candidate will be a "hands-on", creative, dynamic Team Member that has a strong catering sales background, the ability to integrate well into a strong team environment, and a minimum 3 years proven experience is required in a similar or related position (e.g., Special Events Management, Conference or Convention Service Coordination, Destination Management). Also required are demonstrated abilities in strategic planning, goal achievements, a thorough knowledge of fine cuisine & wines/beverages, familiarity with latest trends and products in the industry, and comprehensive knowledge of local competitive set. Candidate must also have a genuine desire to provide impeccable service, as well as exceptional communication and organizational skills, fine attention to detail, and a strong knowledge of Word & Excel, OPERA, Social Table, or similar programs an asset.
Submission of resume does not guarantee an interview or an actual transfer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the minimal requirements of the applicable skills required.
You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply as the employer does not have a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) that would support a foreign worker.
**Applications will not be accepted via email or in person.
**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with The Sutton Place Hotel, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**
**ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE**