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Meeting and Event Manager - W Minneapolis - Foshay (18000W71)

Company: Marriott International
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

Heres To Your Journey with W Hotels Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat. We share our guests passions, providing insider access to whats new and whats next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If youre ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels. The W Minneapolis - Foshay located at 821 S Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 is currently hiring a Meeting and 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 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. 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 Conducting Human Resources Activities MANAGEMENT COMPTENCIES Leadership Adaptability- Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods. Problem Solving and Decision Making- Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develop and evaluate alternatives and solutions, solve problems, and choose a course of action. Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values. Managing Execution Building and Contributing to Teams Driving for Results Planning and Organizing Building Relationships Coworker Relationships Customer Relationships Global Mindset Generating Talent and Organizational Capability Organizational Capability Talent Management Learning and Applying Professional Expertise Applied Learning To apply now, go to: https://jobs.marriott.com/marriott/jobs/18000W71?%3Flang=en-us Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others. Visit www.marriott.com/careers to learn more about our workplace culture and career opportunities. Chat, engage and follow us on social media. https://www.facebook.com/marriottjobsandcareers http://www.twitter.com/marriottcareers http://www.linkedin.com/company/marriott-international http://www.instagram.com/marriottcareers @lifeatmarriott on Snapchat So, we ask, where will your journey take you? Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Marriott International, Minneapolis, Meeting and Event Manager - W Minneapolis - Foshay (18000W71), Executive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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