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Events Manager

Marriott International, Inc

Posting Date Oct 20, 2021
Job Number 21119930
Job Category Event Management
Location Al Messila a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Doha, Al Messila 970 Al Amir Street, Doha, Qatar, Qatar
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 world’s 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

Directs and motivates team while personally assisting in the physical set up of the function rooms (e.g., tables, chairs, dance floors, podiums, etc.) and executing events based on requirements and standards. Develops and directs team to provide consistent, high quality service. Communicates performance expectations and trains staff in processes. Monitors and controls financial and administrative responsibilities including asset protection.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; 3 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Event Services Operations

  • Ensures Red Coat program is in place in accordance with Catering Event Service minimum standard.
  • Delegates tasks to ensure room sets are “on time” and meet Event Service Standards.
  • Manages departmental inventories and assets including par levels and maintenance of equipment.
  • Projects supply needs for the department (e.g., pads, pens, candy jars, bottled water/water pitchers).
  • Manages departmental inventories and maintains equipment.
  • Ensures candy rotation on all meeting room sets (if applicable).
  • Establishes consistent standards for regular meeting room sets and VIP meeting room sets.
  • Conducts function room inspections prior to each function to ensure the room is set according to specifications.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards in all banquet operation areas.
  • Coordinates routine maintenance to ensure a quality meeting facility.
  • Acts as a liaison between Banquets, Event Planning, Event Delivery teams and the group contact throughout the event.
  • Coordinates the necessary departments to maintain the meeting room standards.
  • Reviews the Diary weekly to ensure space maximization.
  • Ensures function rooms are set according to event documentation (Banquet Event Orders, resumes, etc.) and customer requirements.

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

  • Makes presence known to customer at all times.
  • Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements.
  • 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.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Sets service goals for event service supervisors and employees in order to achieve Event Planner satisfaction goals.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.
  • Leads shifts and actively participates in the servicing of events.
  • Communicates and executes departmental and property emergency procedures and ensures staff are trained in safety procedures.
  • Conducts monthly department meetings with Event Service staff.
  • Schedules employees to ensure shift coverage and meet business demands and productivity goals; critiques any variances.

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.

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