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Convention Services Manager - NRG Stadium

Houston, TX

  • Corporate & Field Support

  • Salaried

Job Description

Aramark is currently seeking a Convention Services Manager to support NRG Stadium, home of the NFL Texans, in Houston, TX! The Convention Services Manager will work closely with the Sales Director to maintain catering accounts to meet or exceed budgeted revenue goals and to ultimately aid in conducting a successful event. The Convention Services Manager will be part of a team who sources, follows up and generates leads for selling functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support catering food and beverage sales for events across NRG Park including the Stadium, Arena, and Convention Center
  • Maintain and develop current client relationships
  • Develop Banquet Event Orders and communicate effectively in BEO meetings 
  • Maximize revenue opportunities by up-selling and offering enhancements to exceed client expectations
  • Collaborate with event planners on property to manage the event experience
  • Support catering events onsite, additionally support operations as needed

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality management or related discipline preferred, OR equivalent professional experience required
  • 1-3 years in hospitality industry, with experience in catering preferred
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, time management, project management, and presentation skills
  • Experience utilizing basic computer software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Catering Management Systems
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse clients and staff
  • Knowledge of menu planning and food presentation
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks while being creative and having a proactive approach to food and beverage sales
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure, while handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and comfortable making decisions
  • Ability to take direction but also work independently
  • Availability to work a flexible event schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays

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The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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