Hyatt Event Planning Manager in ARLINGTON, Virginia

Description:
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select us because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.

The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is servicing events booked by the Group Sales team. This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff- overseeing the customer experience from file turnover through the post event phase. Responsibilities include:

· Administering the Sales agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage, and A/V needs, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions, and final review. · Accurate forecasting of sleeping room pickup and event revenue for assigned groups. · Recommend enhancements to group program through purchase of additional products or services from hotel and vendors · Solve problems and / or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements as situations warrant.

Event Planning Managers also are the group’s on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events/./ / / Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunity, job enrichment, or a supportive work environment you’re looking for, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.

Qualifications:

· /A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. Refined verbal and written communication skills/

· /A minimum of 1-3 years of hotel event sales/event planning, completion of event management trainee program or comparable experience preferred/

· /Must be proficient in general computer knowledge/

· /Candidates should be extremely detail oriented, organized, and be able to handle a fast paced environment /

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Primary Location: US-VA-Arlington
Organization: Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Catering/Event Planning
Req ID: ARL000736

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.