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Assistant Special Event Manager - Holiday

Company: Marriott
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information Holiday, Seasonal roleJob Number 22152914Job Category Golf, Fitness, & EntertainmentLocation Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, 6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard, Aurora, Colorado, United StatesSchedule Full-TimeLocated Remotely? NRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementJOB SUMMARYAssists in planning and execution of meetings and special events. Assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. Promotes and assists in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales where appropriate. Leads the team to meet and exceed dail/weekly goals including, but not limited to, sales, attendance, guest satisfaction, safety, etc.CANDIDATE PROFILEEducation and Experience High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in hospitality, event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.OR 2-year degree from an accredited university in hospitality, or related major; 1 year experience in hospitality, event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or a comparable professional areaCORE WORK ACTIVITIESAssisting in Managing Meetings and Special Events Operations and Budgets Leads the team to meet and exceed dail/weekly goals including, but not limited to, sales, attendance, guest satisfaction, safety, etc. Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition. Assists in apprising property of all groups that will impact property operations. Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the companys business strategy and leads its execution. Conducts daily walk-through of banquet floor to help promote client satisfaction and quality standards. Learn, operate and train employees on software systems used in events such as ticketing, retail, inventory, space usage, etc.Managing Profitability Assists in developing working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed. Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning. Assists in managing department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals. Manages merchandise inventory as needed, enhancing merchandise displays to increase sales.Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations. Sets a positive example for guest relations. Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels. Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints. Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service. Verifies employees understand expectations and parameters. Strives to improve service performance. Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities Interviews, selects and trains employees. Appraises employees productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in status. Provides for the safety and security of the employees or the property. Monitors employee attendance and records absences/tardiness. Helps direct supervisors to achieve their own development goals. Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.The hourly pay range for this position is $16.42 to $27.92 and offers health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, disability coverage, other life and work wellness benefits and may include incentive compensation. Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a consider it done spirit to work. In return, youll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards.

Keywords: Marriott, Aurora , Assistant Special Event Manager - Holiday, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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