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Meetings and Special Events Manager

Florida
FULL TIME
High School 1 Year

Despite the job being in Florida, it is a remote position that provides the flexibility to work from any location that's comfortable for you. The job opportunity for the Meetings and Special Events Manager position was listed on December 27, 2023 and will be closed on March 26, 2024. Work experience in the same field for at least 12 months is a prerequisite for this job. The employer not revealing the salary means that you may have bargaining power. This job vacancy demands that you have successfully completed High School to apply for the position. If you're looking for a job that offers more work flexibility and variety, full time work might be a good option.

Job Number 23221559
Job Category Event Management
Location The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, 1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? Y
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY


Assists in planning and execution of meetings and special events. Position assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. The position has responsibility for assisting in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales where appropriate.


CANDIDATE PROFILE


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.


CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

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Assisting in Managing Meetings and Special Events Operations and Budgets

  • Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition.
  • Assists in apprising property of all groups that will impact property operations.
  • Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the company’s business strategy and leads its execution.
  • Conducts daily walk-through of banquet floor to help ensure client satisfaction and quality standards.


Managing Profitability

  • Assists in developing working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed.
  • Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning.
  • Assists in managing department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.


Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
  • 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.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.


The salary range for this position is $59,000.00 to $71,000.00 annually. 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, flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, other life and work wellness benefits, and may include other incentives such as stock awards and deferred compensation plans. Benefits and incentive compensation 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 more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.
Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.
Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.
In joining The Ritz-Carlton, 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.

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