Events Manager

Property Yours Truly
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/19/2022 8:05 AM)
ID
2022-133809
Location
US-DC-Washington
Category
Spa/Well-being/Golf/Attractions/Recreation
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

Plans, directs, and coordinates catered events. Assists in the selection of menu items, schedules catering staff, arranges for facilities or equipment, and communicates customer/ client needs to the appropriate personnel, directly supporting the needs/goals of the Director of Sales & Marketing. Develops and maintains catering accounts and client relationships by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years of catering/food-beverage and/or administrative/event experience
  • Very organized
  • Able to work independently and make the right decisions for the business
  • Basic PC knowledge and comprehension (Word & Excel)
  • Basic math knowledge and comprehension (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent staff management skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring all event information in Delphi from the sales team is up to date and fully detailed prior to event/ deadlines.
  • Create and review event floorplans, day of packets, pack lists and AV/ rental equipment to ensure all information is current and correctly distributed.
  • Responsible for communicating event details, standards and expectations to all event staff when on-site. They will be responsible for communicating all pertinent event information to the culinary and operations teams and for completing the day of supervisor packet for use on site.
  • Assisting in the setup and execution of events.
  • Maintain calendar of events through Outlook and attend all necessary event meetings and conference calls.
  • Communicate with sales & culinary as needed, to ensure understanding of menus, event details and client needs.
  • Responsible for the collection and submission of all payments and deposits as it relates to contracted events. They are responsible for ensuring that these payments are on time and responsible for reviewing the weekly AR report and correcting any discrepancies and/or collecting any late payments.
  • Responsible for nimble trouble shooting and determining the best judgment calls when a quick decision needs to be made.
  • Managing a staff, holding them accountable for their work and disciplining as needed.
  • Follow up with photographer’s post event to request event photos
  • Act as first point of contact for general leads and gather as much detailed information as needed.
  • Process event closeouts on following day of each event.
  • Send out nightly event reminders to internal staff.

Property Details

Located just 5 mi from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, this hotel has a modern gym and several dining options. Each room has a tea/coffee maker.

This Washington, DC hotel is 1.1 mi from the White House and within a 2.5 mi radius of the Newseum and the International Spy Museum.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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