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Assistant Event Operations Manager

Company: Marriott International
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Date May 12, 2022
Job Number 22076990
Job Category Event Management
Location The Phoenician a Luxury Collection Resort Scottsdale, 6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Brand The Luxury Collection
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Management
Located Remotely? N

The Luxury Collection is a glittering ensemble of locally authentic hotels and resorts from around the world. Our hotel teams curate the worlds most enriching and desirable destination experiences. Our mission is to guide our guests, these seasoned travelers on transformative journeys that touch their spirits, enrich their lives and create lasting memories. If you are someone with an appreciation for evocative storytelling and a desire to provide genuine, personalized, and anticipatory service, then we invite you to join us on our journey and explore a career with The Luxury Collection.
JOB SUMMARY Communicates service needs to chefs and stewards throughout functions. Totals charges for group functions, and prepares and presents checks to group contacts for payment. Verifies banquet rooms, restaurants, and coffee breaks are ready for service. Verifies proper centerpieces are displayed on every table. Inspects the cleanliness and presentation of all china, glass, and silver prior to use. Checks in with guests to verify satisfaction. Sets tables according to type of event and service standards. Communicates additional meal requirements, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen. Maintains cleanliness of work areas throughout the day. Supports compliance with brand standards and legal obligations. Supports and leads shift teams to provide consistent, high quality service. Coordinates and leads daily stand-up meetings, pre-shift meetings and pre and post-meal briefings. Communicates performance expectations and trains staff in processes. Assists more senior managers in completion of financial and administrative duties. Strives to continually improve guest/event and employee satisfaction and maximize financial performance. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience High school diploma or GED or 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in food and beverage, culinary, guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area. OR If no standard educational background, at least 3 years of experience in two of the following areas of hospitality to include food and beverage, culinary, guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area. Preferred Experience running a shift, scheduling, Performance Manage PAF's, Problem Solving, Running Day-to-Day Operation, Hospitality Skills. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Management of Event Operations associated with Banquets, Event Services Verifies meeting and event rooms/space are set according to event documentation (Banquet Event Orders, resumes, etc.) and customer requirements. Leads shifts and actively participates in the servicing of events. Adheres to and reinforces all standards, policies, and procedures (Core Deliverables, SOPs, LSOPs, etc.). Assists in maintaining the inventory of function room amenities (e.g., pads, pens, candy, water service) and other controllable supplies. Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings (e.g., Daily Stand Up, BEO, Staff, Forecast, Department and Intradepartmental). Attends pre-event/pre-convention meetings as needed to understand group needs. Communicates critical information to the Banquet, Event Services and Event Technology teams. Conducts room function inspections prior to each event to ensure the room is set according to specifications. Delegates tasks to ensure room sets are "on time" and meet Event Management Standards. Verifies employee awareness of the event phase portion of the Event Satisfaction Survey and Guest Satisfaction Scores. Maintains attendance log for Banquet, Event Service and Event Technology employees. Manages departmental inventories and assets including par levels and maintenance of equipment. Orders supplies for the department (e.g., china, glass, silver, buffet equipment, and other service equipment needs). Schedules Banquet and Event Service staff to forecast and service standards, while maximizing profits. Utilizes banquet beverage tools to guide banquet beverage supervisor in controlling liquor costs, managing the banquet beverage perpetual inventory and requisitioning liquor. Practices and executes brand specific meeting services program per Brand Standard (Redcoat Program, PlumPerfect Program, etc.) Assists with the Event Technology/Audio Visual team when necessary in order to ensure customer satisfaction. Works with Event Planning team to verify flawless delivery of events. Leading Teams in Day-to-Day Activities Holding Teams to High Work Standards while Modeling those Standards Verifies knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations are up to date. Creates and nurtures a hotel environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement and a passion for providing service. Participates in department meetings by communicating a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results. Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans. Providing Exceptional Customer Service Encourages employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines. Handles guest problems and complaints, seeking assistance from manager as necessary. Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels; effectively responding to and handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from manager as necessary. Meets and greets guests. Understands the impact Banquet, Event Service and Event Technology operations has on the overall success of an event and manages activities to maximize customer satisfaction. Assisting in Human Resource Activities Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaches, mentors, or otherwise helps others to improve their knowledge or skills. Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, assisting with the completion of annual performance reviews. Supports training when appropriate. Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with the appropriate skills. Schedules employees to ensure shift coverage and meet business demands and productivity goals. - 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.

Event ManagementRequired

Preferred
Job Industries
  • Hotel & Hospitality

Keywords: Marriott International, Scottsdale , Assistant Event Operations Manager, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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