Catering Sales Intern

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Magnuson Hotel & Convention Center
1000 Omni Blvd
Newport News, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

The Magnuson Hotel & Convention Center is located in the heart of the Oyster Point City Center area of Newport News, Virginia. The intern will assist Catering Sales Managers in completing various tasks such as creating and editing banquet event orders, reviewing invoices, pulling history, preparing weekly meeting paperwork, attending meetings, interaction with clients, site visits, as well as other administrative projects. They will also be given the opportunity to tour/work with some of our departments at the Magnuson Hotel & Convention Center. Interns are given the opportunity to gain experience in the many facets of the catering and hospitality field.

Responsibilities

- Provide research on potential and existing clients and the competitive landscape
- Managing and following up on digital marketing campaigns
- Assist in identifying potential business opportunities
- Monitor news and developments relating to, or impacting, key clients/prospects
- Prepare periodic reports on screening, tracking, and monitoring clients and prospects

Requirements

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member
- Ability to communicate at all levels with internal/external clients by phone, email and face to face
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and Power Point)
- A positive attitude with good organizational, presentation and writing skills
- Pursuing a Bachelors Degree or equivalent education

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