Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate’s portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry’s most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.
An unrivaled blend of warmth, authentic heritage, and contemporary sophistication attract travelers from around the world to Boston's most beloved hotel, the Boston Park Plaza. With the recent completion of a $100 million landmark transformation of all guest rooms, meeting space and public areas, guests quickly discover that this 1927 historic hotel is still classic, timeless, and always in-style. The hotel features 1,060 guest rooms (including 57 suites) plus onsite amenities.This historic and vibrant hotel is located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, just steps away from Boston Common and within walking distance of world-renowned Newbury Street, the Financial District, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and a host of other famous historical Boston sites.
Candidate must possess minimum 2 years of Catering Sales experience, Boston market preferred. Bachelors degree preferred preferably specializing in Hospitality, Sales or equivalent field may be considered. Previous experience in selling and planning various events. Previous experience with weddings required. Must have knowledge of wedding flow, timelines, vendor relationships and client interactions. Ability to conduct tastings, run rehearsals, vendor site visits and collaboration meetings. Social Media savvy, monitor reviews on Wedding Wire, The Knot and various publications. Ability to handle socials such as sorority and fraternity events, student galas, proms, birthdays, anniversary, bar/bat mitzvahs etc. Must have advanced knowledge of food and beverage, meeting rooms set up, event flow, sales/contract negotiations with the ability to maintain current repeat business while soliciting new business. Aggressive, outgoing and self-motivating individual with a pleasant professional and consistent attitude and appearance. Ability to exercise sound logic and judgement in evaluating situations and utilizing appropriate resources. Must be a team player and most important must have fun!