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Event Manager - JW Marriott - (21115390)

Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Live Fully at Marriott International #1 Leader in Hospitality

At Marriott International, you have the opportunity to grow in your career, work with teammates that feel like family, and help make our world a better place.

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85745 is hiring a Event Manager.

Responsibilities include:

Responsible for preparing all event documentation and coordinates with Sales, property departments and customer to ensure consistent, high level service throughout pre-event, event and post-event phases of property events. This position primarily handles events of average complexity. Ensures their property events have a seamless turnover from sales to service back to sales. Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue opportunities by up-selling and offering enhancements to create outstanding events.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; experienced (1 2 years of experience) in the event management or related professional area.
OR
2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; at least 1 year experience in the event management or related professional area required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Event Logistics and Operations
Ensures that events progress seamlessly by following established procedures, collaborating with other employees, and ensuring accuracy
Greets customer during the event phase and hands-off to the Event Operations team for the execution of details.
Adheres to all standards, policies, and procedures.
Ensures billing accuracy and conducts bill reviews with the clients prior to processing the final bill.
Manages group room blocks and meeting space for average to large-sized assigned groups.
Identifies operational challenges associated with his/her group and determines how to best work with the property staff and customer to solve these challenges\ and/or develop alternative solutions.
Uses his/her judgment to integrate current trends in event management and event design
Acts as liaison between field salesperson and customer throughout the event process (pre-event, event, post-event).
Participates in customer site inspections and assists with the sales process as necessary
Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
Solicits feedback from the property departments to identify areas for improvement to enhance the Event Planners experience.

Ensuring and Providing Exceptional Customer Service
Delivers excellent customer service throughout the customer experience and encourages the same from other employees.
Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
Sets a positive example for guest relations
Coordinates and communicates event details both verbally and in writing to the customer and property operations.
Makes presence known to customer at all times during this process.
Oversees his/her customer experiences from file turnover through the post event phase until turnover back to sales
Follows up with customer post-event.
Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
Uses personal judgment and expertise to enhance the customer experience.
Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements.
Works to continually improve customer service by integrating obtained feedback and personal judgment into action plans.
Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Ensures hourly employees understand expectations and parameters for event activities.

Leading Event Management Teams
Conducts formal pre- and post-event meetings as required to review/communicate group needs and feedback.
Leads formal pre-event and post-event meetings for average to large-sized assigned groups.
Facilitates various meetings as he/she perceives necessary (Banquet Event Order meeting, block review, etc).

Supporting and Coordinating with the Sales and Marketing Function
Assists in the sales process and revenue forecasting for customer groups.
Up-sells products and services throughout the event process.
Forecasts group sleeping rooms and event revenue (catering and audio visual) for his/her groups.

Conducting Human Resources Activities
Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.
Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals and/or managers.
Assists in the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
Take initiative to use his/her experience to improve service performance according to his/her evaluation of the issue and resolution.
Works with the property staff and customers to address operational challenges associated with his/her group.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

Apply now at https://jobs.marriott.com/marriott/jobs/21115390?lang=en-us

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