Hyatt Event Planning Manager in SAN ANTONIO, Texas
The Grand Hyatt San Antonio is seeking an Event Planning Manager to join our exciting and fun Events team. We are conveniently located in the heart of Downtown San Antonio on the River Walk. We boast 1,003 guestrooms and 115,000 square feet of event space and looking for a motivated and creative leader to take advantage of a unique opportunity to impress and delight our future groups. Come join our family at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and you will have the chance to sell a GRAND experience to our guests!
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.
The Event Planning Manager acts a liaison between the guest and the hotel to provide direction and organization during execution of meeting and banquet events. The EPM will be available to guests throughout the event progression to solve problems and to suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. They will also directly serve on-site group and catering guests in a proactive manner working with the logistics of group room blocks, food and beverage, public meeting space, and billing processes. This position plays an important role in the achievement of re-booking group business for future dates while demonstrating effective up-selling skills to obtain maximum profit by developing and maintaining relationships with meeting planners.
Full Benefits offered after 90 days of employment
401k options and match
Discounted and complimentary hotel accommodations anywhere in the world
Discounted on-site dry cleaning services
Free meals in colleague cafeteria
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, 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.
A minimum of 1-3years of hotel event sales/event planning, completed Event Management traineeprogram or comparable experience preferred
Bachelor'sdegree and/or 2 years of hotel and/or food & beverage experience preferred
Must beexperienced in general computer knowledge and programs
A true desire tosatisfy the needs of others in a fast-paced environment
Refined verbaland written communication skills
Abilityto communicate effectively, both verbally & in writing, with public andother Team Members
Presenta professional appearance and confidence
Candidates shouldbe extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to handle a fast pacedenvironment
Strongtime management & multi-tasking skills and ability to work well underpressure
Understandingof negotiation and interpretation of contracts
Havecomprehensive knowledge of all operational departments within the hotel;guest services, reservations, housekeeping, audio visual, banquets,accounting, restaurants and engineering
Demonstratepositive leadership characteristics, which inspire employees to exceedstandards and expectations
Knowledgeof meeting room set-ups and capabilities, sleeping room configurations andtypes
Respondto requests by Meeting Planners immediately
Create,review and revise rooming lists and VIP lists
Managemeeting space and adjust in order to ensure maximum potential revenue
Primary Location: US-TX-San Antonio
Organization: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Catering/Event Planning
Req ID: SAN024060
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.