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Veterans Preferred - Event Planning Manager

Company: Hyatt
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -This is an exciting opportunity to join the Events team at The Driskill Hotel!
The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is servicing group sales bookings . This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include:
--- Guiding clients through the experience creation journey, promoting a culture of care.
--- Administering the Sales agreement
--- Managing all Food, Beverage and event needs
--- Managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review
Event Planning Managers are also the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events. EPMs will also host site inspections, maintain strong customer relationships, participate in, and may lead events and other staff meetings.
BENEFITS - LOVE WHERE YOU WORK! - Hyatt is proud to be named to Fortune's list of " 100 Best Companies to Work For " for the tenth year in a row! With more than 127,000 colleagues across 65 countries, we embrace all cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Our culture is one that empowers every individual to be his or her best, and such authentic connection inspires the way we care for each other and for our guests.
We care for people so they can be their best .

  • Career Growth and Advancement - Hyatt believes strongly in promoting from within. We offer training, skills development & career mobility, providing opportunities for advancement at every level
  • Affordable Benefits after 30 days - full-time colleagues are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, STD
  • Referral Bonuses - for bringing new members to our team
  • 12 Free Room Nights per year at Hyatt Hotels worldwide - after 90 days of service
  • Discounted Room Nights for you, your friends and your family - at Hyatt Hotels around the world
  • Parking discounts - discounted parking in downtown Austin
  • Bus Passes - under $10/month, paid through payroll deduction
  • Paid Time Off - Vacation, Sick days and Holiday pay
  • Healthcare FSA - saves you money for medical expenses
  • Financial Perks - 401(k) w/ company match & discounted employee stock purchase plan
  • Employee Assistance Program - 24/7 emotional support, legal guidance, personal & financial resources
  • Discounts at various retailers - at Headspace, Apple, AT&T, Verizon and More! Hyatt/The Driskill is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    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 management or comparable experience preferred
    • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge. Hyatt's system knowledge and proficiency is a preferred
    • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to adapt and to handle a fast-paced environment
    • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program
    • Preferred candidate has completed PSS or equivalent training

Keywords: Hyatt, Austin , Veterans Preferred - Event Planning Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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