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Sales & Event Manager at Castle Hill Inn

Job Details

Castle Hill - Newport, RI
$50,000.00 - $52,000.00 Base+Commission/month


Castle Hill Inn is looking for a Sales and Event Manager to join the team.

Nestled on 40 acres overlooking the southwestern corner of Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill Inn – a Relais & Chateaux hotel – is a coastal haven where guests come to relax and rejuvenate against a spectacular New England backdrop, a location that is second to none. The property features guest rooms that are perched on the sand dunes of our private beach, a banquet facility, and two restaurants featuring the talents of the culinary team. Castle Hill Inn is proud to be part of the Newport Restaurant Group! Castle Hill is proud to be part of the Newport Restaurant Group!

About the Position: In the Sales & Event Manager role, you will be responsible for planning events and generating private dining sales.

About You: You are passionate, energetic and to whom pleasing and impressing guests comes naturally.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for knowledge of private dining locations, menus, and services
  • Conduct site inspections, negotiate contracts, prepare event costing summaries, write proposals, prepare and collect invoices
  • Work as a team with the culinary and banquet departments to thoroughly plan highly customized and memorable events
  • Create the banquet event order (BEO), floor plan and estimate for each event assigned from the information generated from the questionnaire, correspondence and details appointment
  • Attend events as needed to meet and greet client and ensure all details are setup to expectations

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation $50,000-$52,000/Year
  • Sick, Holiday, and Vacation paid time off
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits with a flex spending account option
  • HRA
  • Ability Assist (EAP)
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Short term disability (MA only)
  • Great 401k match
  • Employee Ownership Opportunities
  • 35% discount when dining in our locations
  • Perk spot options
  • Fully paid BJ’s membership
  • Manager’s Dining Card

About Newport Restaurant Group: We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company?  If you decide to join our team, you’ll not just be an employee — you’ll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there’s no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses!  We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.



  • At least 4 years of event coordination experience in the food-beverage-hospitality industry.
  • Experience with high-end weddings and customized events required
  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong administrative skills, organized and detail oriented and prepared to multitask and work efficiently in a fast paced, high volume, aggressive sales atmosphere
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships