Hozpitality - Event Manager Job at Marriott International, Lansdale, PA

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  • Marriott International
  • Lansdale, PA

Job Description

Additional Information Salary: $27.40-$33.65 Hourly/57K-70K annually
Job Number 24096763
Job Category Event Management
Location Courtyard Philadelphia Lansdale, 1737 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

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 less complex property events. Works with his/her supervisor to ensure their property events have a seamless turnover from sales to service and back to sales. Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue by up-selling and offering enhancements to create outstanding events.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience
• High school diploma or GED; minimal 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; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Event Operations
• Greets customer during the event phase and hands off to Event Operations for the execution of details.
• Acts as the liaison between field sales person and customer throughout the event process (pre-event, event, and post-event).
• Ensures hourly associates understand expectations and parameters for event activities.
• Adheres to all standards, policies, and procedures.
• Ensures billing accuracy and conducts bill reviews with the clients prior to processing the final bill.
• Participates in customer meetings for assigned groups with guidance from his/her supervisor.
• Manages group room blocks and meeting space of small assigned groups.

Providing and Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
• Encourages associates 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 under the guidance of his/her supervisor.
• Makes presence known to customer at all times during this process.
• Works with his/her supervisor to oversee the customer experience 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.
• Participates in various meetings as he/she perceives necessary (Banquet Event Order meeting, block review, etc).
• Alerts his/her supervisor to operational challenges associated with his/her group and works with his/her supervisor determines how to best solve these challenges.
• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
• Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with associates.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
• Solicits feedback from the property departments to identify areas for improvement to enhance the Event Planner's experience.
• Participates in pre- and post- event meetings as required to review and communicate group needs and feedback.
• Works with the property staff and customers to address operational challenges associated with his/her group.
• Participates in activities to improve service performance using his/her evaluation of the issue and resolution.

Supporting the Sales and Marketing Function
• Assists with the sales process as necessary.
• Up-sells products and services throughout the event process.
• Works under the guidance of his/her supervisor to forecast group sleeping rooms and event revenue (catering and audio visual) for his/her groups.
• Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.


The hourly pay range for this position is $27.40 to $33.65. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, and other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

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.

At Courtyard, we're passionate about better serving the needs of travelers everywhere. It's what inspired us to create the first hotel designed specifically for business travelers, and it's why the Courtyard experience today empowers our guests, no matter the purpose of their trip. We're looking for achievers who are passionate about providing a guest experience that goes above and beyond, enjoy being part of a small yet ambitious team, and love learning how to always improve - all while having fun.

In joining Courtyard, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Work experience placement, Remote job, Relocation, Flexible hours,

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