Events & Meetings Manager - Private Hotel and Training Center!

Benchmark Hospitality

Westlake, TX

Job Description

The Event & Meetings Manager is a service professional possessing excellent supervisory skills, the ability to effectively manage executive-level and large scale meetings, along with multiple tasking.
After event space is allocated, the manager prepares all event documentation and coordinates with the Meeting Planner, property departments, and Program Team to ensure a consistent, high level service throughout the pre-event, event, and post-event phases of programs. They ensure a successful discovery and execution of all conference group related activities and events.
This position will act as the primary liaison between the planner and the operation staff of the property while focusing on the client’s expectations. This position manages groups in size of 10 to 800 people.

QUALIFICATIONS:

– 2 years of experience in the event management or related professional area.
– Meeting and event experience in operations, planning or coordination required.
– Expert knowledge of event management system required.
– Food and beverage &/or catering, event menu knowledge preferred.
– Strong knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

– Ensures precise execution of group events by effectively coordinating all operating departments to deliver required services to include but not limited to, arrival and departure, meeting room set-ups, audio visual/production needs, special individual needs, diagrams, special events, and transportation.
– Must be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the facility including accommodations, meeting facilities and support services available to best maximize the effective utilization of the facility.
– Must constantly fulfill the general, unique or special meeting objectives of each client and ensure each meeting/event meets that client’s particular meeting objectives, needs and requirements.
– Maintain positive relationships by ensuring open communication and timely updates with all departments in an effort to better meet the clients’ requirements.
– Coordinate all aspects of the clients’ needs by utilizing departmental services, along with services provided by local vendors who may offer services and/or products as requested.
– Communicate updates to reflect an accurate and current status of all meeting requirements and attendee counts enabling operational departments to accurately deliver the clients’ needs.
– After BEOs have been distributed to all Departments, maintain accurate and up to date information by continually updating Operations Departments of changes by following change process procedures whenever changes to a meeting have occurred.

WHAT WE ARE:

– 800 room high-end private hotel and conference center called Deloitte University.
– Hotel, Restaurants, Banquets, Meetings and more!
– Single occupancy rooms. Closed to the public.
– Located in Westlake, Texas near Keller and Roanoke.

WHY WORK FOR US:

– Check us out at our website: http://www.BenchmarkHotelDFW.com
– Awesome Employee Focused Culture – many Employee Events.
– Eligible for Holiday pay starting on Day 1. 10 Paid Holidays per year.
– Up to 14 Vacation & Sick days per year.
– We are closed for most holidays.
– Many opportunities to grow and transfer to new positions.
– Free Lunch in our newly remodeled Employee Cafe.
– Medical Insurance and other awesome benefits.
– Employer matching 401k.
– Tuition Reimbursement.
– Free parking onsite.

Benchmark Hospitality provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us at 682.388.1234.

Submission Deadline

2022-08-19

If interested, submit résumé to:

Taylor Wilkinson

twilkinson@deloitte.com

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