Events Executive – Arabic Speaking – Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf – Dubai

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Job Number 19085239
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf| Dubai| Al Jaddaf Area|Oud Metha Road|
Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Job Summary

Oversee all on-site details for executing group events| develop and follow
checklist/itinerary| and troubleshoot event problems. Serve as liaison and
contact person for coordinating details of events with clients| outside
vendors| meeting planners| and others involved in events. Design| confirm| and
communicate room layouts and set-up requirements for special events. Enter and
retrieve information contained in computer databases using a keyboard| mouse|
or trackball to update records| files| and reservations. Transmit information
or documents using computer| mail| or facsimile machine. Operate standard
office equipment other than computers. Prepare weekly departmental payroll
paperwork. Assist management in hiring| training| scheduling| evaluating|
counseling| disciplining| and motivating and coaching employees; and serve as
a role model and first point of contact of the Guarantee of Fair
Treatment/Open Door Policy process.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures| report
accidents and injuries| and complete safety training and certifications.
Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional| maintain
confidentiality of proprietary information| protect company assets| and
visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines. Welcome and acknowledge all
guests according to company standards| anticipate and address guests| service
needs| and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using
clear and professional language| prepare and review written documents
accurately and completely| and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others| support team
to reach common goals| and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of
other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Director of Events – Marriott Hotel Al Forsan – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19073191
Job Category Event Management
Location Marriott Hotel Al Forsan| Abu Dhabi| Khalifa City-Al Forsan Intl
Sports Resort| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON
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Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

JOB SUMMARY

Manages all event service| banquet and event technology operations and staff
on a daily basis. Core area of responsibility is the event operation team|
including the Senior Banquet Managers| Banquet Managers| Senior Event Service
Managers| Event Service Managers| Event Technology and Operations Managers.
Position ensures the highest level of service throughout the event phase.
Maximizes revenue opportunities by up-selling during the event phase and
maximizes profit by effectively managing costs. The position is responsible
for achieving guest and employee satisfaction and for managing the financial
performance of the Event Operations Department.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 4 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; 2 years
experience in the event management| food and beverage| sales and marketing| or
related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Event Management Operations and Budgets

• Works with the management team to develop and implement the business plan
and long term strategies for event operations.

• Establishes and monitors measurable goals for the department.

• Champions all standards| policies and procedures in the Event Operations
departments.

• Oversees the execution of event logistics for all events.

• Oversees the administrative processes associated with the event phase of a
function and the associated transitions between all event phases as they
relate to the service delivery team.

• Ensures function space and corresponding heart of the house areas are
cleaned and maintained.

• Ensures furniture and equipment is maintained and inventory levels are kept
in accordance to corporate guidelines.

• Communicates and executes departmental and property emergency procedures and
ensures staff are trained in safety procedures.

• Participates in MVP audits and level certification for all technicians.

• Ensures employees maintain required certification.

• Assists with implementation and execution of all event related corporate
initiatives and promotions.

Managing Profitability

• Ensures department is working within budget and adjusts expenditures
according to revenues.

• Maintains awareness of current trends in event management and integrates
into the operation in a timely manner.

• Reviews effectiveness of event operations annually and makes appropriate
adjustments.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Consult with customers in order to determine objectives and requirements for
events such as meetings| conferences| and conventions.

• Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies excellent customer
service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.

• Maintains customer satisfaction to insure retention and growth of business
through referrals and repeat events.

Leading Event Management Teams

• Leads execution of activities in Event Operations to support the Event
Management strategy.

• Leads event management/operations meetings.

• Coordinates the Event Operations members of Event Delivery teams.

• Works with culinary team to ensure compliance to food handling and
sanitation standards.

• Works with Human Resources to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and
regulations.

• Ensures that regular| ongoing communication is happening in all areas of
event operations.

Maintaining Relationships with Property Stakeholders

• Communicates effectively with property departments outside of Event
Operations.

• Maintains a strong working relationship with guests/clients| vendors and
competitors.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service and operational needs
are met.

• Works with direct reports to review scheduled events and troubleshoot
potential challenges/conflicts.

• Attends pre-event meetings to understand group needs| set appropriate
expectations and gather critical information to communicate to Event
Operations Team.

• Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to
Standard Operating Procedures and Local Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs
and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

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Sales Manager – Groups & Events – Sheraton Grand Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 19000DHX
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| 3 Sheikh Zayed Road| Dubai| United
Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| United Arab Emirates.
Located at the forefront of Dubai’s most prominent thoroughfare| the Sheraton
Grand Hotel seamlessly connects to the heart of the booming business district.
Our hotel is just across from the Dubai World Trade Centre and within walking
distance of the Dubai Convention Centre. A short drive will take you to DIFC|
Dubai Mall| or downtown| and Dubai International Airport (DXB) is 10
kilometers away. Standing 53 stories tall| the hotel comprises 474 guest rooms
and suites| as well as 180 one- to three-bedroom serviced apartments. All
accommodations span at least 36 square. Our expansive conference center boasts
meeting rooms with natural illumination and state-of-the-art audiovisual
technology. The Sheraton Grand Hotel also offers a Sheraton Club Lounge that
has extensive services and exciting 31st-floor views.

POSITION PURPOSE

In conjunction with the Director of Sales| this position is responsible for
maximizing rooms / F&B / Conference and Banqueting business from a defined
account base. Proactively uncovering new prospects for the hotel and
maximizing conversion of business in line with Hotels’ budgetary goals. This
position requires a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work
unsupervised using own initiative.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

– Proactively manage a pre-determined number of key accounts/key prospects
and other active accounts to ensure maximum yield in line with budgetary
objectives. Maintain valid call objectives and relevant action plans for each
key account/key prospect and ensure all follow up is executed in a timely
manner.

– Proactively prospecting new accounts for the Hotel and Marriott properties
worldwide and following the sales process through to convert into ‘producing’
accounts

– Take personal responsibility to ensure that Standards are maintained and
that the system is utilized to its full capacity including the mandatory smart
contracting process.

– Maintain up-to-date activity and rate information for each account. To
understand and be in a position to action any group and events enquiries and
ensure accurate hand over and follow up to Events Teams.

– To attend when required trade and networking events as a representative of
Marriott Hotels| ensuring that the quality image of the organization is
portrayed| and that every opportunity is taken to promote the Hotel.

– To take personal responsibility for understanding the Sales Plan of the
Hotel and the required budgetary guidelines| to enable empowered decisions in
all rate negotiations.

– To actively support both the Sales Specialists and the Sales coordinator to
assist them to carry out their roles effectively.

– Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all
internal departments as required| ensuring delivery of superior guest service.

– Re-negotiation of SET and LNR agreements within budgetary guidelines of all
corporate accounts within agreed time frames. Ensuring accurate follow up and
communication both internally to reservations and accounting departments| and
confirmation to client. Ensure property rate sheets are accurate at all times.

– To take responsibility for the compilation and execution of weekly| monthly
and quarterly sales action plans as agreed with the Account Director – Groups
and Events.

– To arrange and manage familiarization and educational trips in line with
business needs.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE| SKILLS AND ABILITIES

– Driving banquets revenue through events;

– Minimum of 3 years of experience in Sales as Senior Sales
Specialist/Assistant Sales Manager mainly focus on Banquets & Events in hotel
industry is required;

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

We do expect that you do have the experiences/ behaviors below. You:

– Have the ability to effectively communicate with other departments;

– Embrace and value operational guidelines and brand standards;

– Possess superior analytical skills;

– Have the ability to plan and prioritize in order to achieve deadlines;

– Have the awareness of maximizing the returns to all stakeholders;

– Enjoy working in a team setting;

– Build lasting relationships with internal and external customers;

– Have immaculate personal presentation (e.g. grooming and conversational
ability);

– Demonstrate effective problem solving skills and analysis of issues and
trends| in order to develop and apply appropriate strategies;

– Have knowledge of hotel computer systems and other IT related applications;

EDUCATION

Bachelor degree required| additional education in sales and marketing fields
preferred

PHYSICAL CONDITION REQUIRED FOR YOUR ROLE

– This job often requires standing or walking for extended periods of
time;

– This job may requires bending| reaching or lifting;

– This job requires operating computers and computerized equipment.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

– This job may require you to work on holidays and/ or weekends;

– This job often requires extended hours beyond a typical work week;

– This job requires you to conform to a conservative| formal grooming| attire
and jewelry policy that will be monitored on a regular basis and may be
addressed as seen fit by your manager;

– Sheraton Grand Hotel has a very strong commitment to safety and requires
that you follow safety procedures closely;

– Our hotel has a no-tolerance policy regarding unlawful discrimination and
harassment| and requires that you follow our anti-discrimination and anti-
harassment policies.

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Events Manager – Lapita – Dubai Parks and Resorts

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Job Number 19001BBW
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Lapita| Dubai Parks and Resorts| Autograph Collection| Jebel
Ali| Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Lapita is a Polynesian themed hotel| located in the heart of Dubai Parks and
Resorts. A hotel which is dedicated to families and friends who want to stay
close to all the activities that the theme parks will be offering. With 504
rooms| including 60 suites and 3 villas| Lapita is the perfect relaxation
point after a day of adventures and fun. Part of Marriott|s Autograph
Collection this amazing hotel offers five food and beverage outlets| two
outdoor pools and a lazy river| a spa and health club| Luna & Nova Kids &
Teens Club as well as meeting and event facilities. The hotel|s name was
inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and
settlement into the Islands ( the Lapita movement ). The design draws its
inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes| featuring
Polynesian flowers| lagoon-style pools| and themed activities.

JOB SUMMARY

Manages revenue through increased bookings across all segments of the hotel.
Oversee the efficient and effective process to quickly handle customer
enquiries within pre-defined parameters. Communicates booking information to
all relevant departments. Effectively presents and sells all conference and
banqueting products which meet customer needs.

Experience

Previous experience within a sales administration environment and events planning
Sales and co-ordination experience with relevant comparable market
Strong administrative and interpersonal skills
Understanding of sales data and its use
Proven record of sales achievement
Is proactive
Keyboard skills and computer input

Skills and Knowledge

Good selling skills and understanding of sales processes; can bring a sale to closure
Possesses excellent telephone sales skills
Good customer development and relationship management skills
Knowledge of all Marriott Lodging products| cultures and brand strategies
Basic understanding of need time strategy as developed by Revenue Management
Knowledge of contractual agreements and legal implications
Knowledge of food trends| food and beverage composition and menu planning
Good sales skills to upsell products and services
Ability to manage and balance group and local business
Basic Knowledge of group business
Ability to implement successful sales strategies for multiple properties
Knowledge of operations and associated challenges for all brands
Effective decision making skills
Ability to influence others
Good problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills (verbal| listening| writing)
Strong organization skills
Ability to use standard software applications and hotel systems
Good analytical skills
Good negotiation skills
Strong customer and associate relation skills
Ability to develop and maintain relationships e.g.| associates| customers| vendors

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:

Convert business through proposal| negotiation and contractual agreement to ensure all revenue potential and targets are achieved.
Liaise closely with clients to establish needs and expectations and maintain records to develop sales opportunities.
Responds to telephone inquires/ requests for group business in the defined timeline.
Create and maintain accurate customer meeting/event records in Marsha/Opera capture feedback and make suggestions for adapting offering.
Suggests positive alternatives through cross-referrals| and ensures that business booked is within hotel parameters. Processes all correspondence within acceptable agreed time lines.
Monitor developments| innovations and best practice across the estate and competitor organizations and implement any process that will improve sales performance.
Ensure follow up takes place with clients and opportunities are sought for repeat bookings.
Support other hotel associates on their development of sales awareness and selling skills.
Prepares and maintains accurate account information and profiles in Marsha/Opera
Ensure that all sales opportunities are effectively cross-referred where possible using the appropriate cross-sell protocol.
Produces contracts| proposals and other related booking documentation.
Ensure strong knowledge of Conference & Events products and selling strategies.
Utilizes selling skills to book all aspects of meeting in one phone call.
Proficiency in meeting room set-ups| A/V| and other support services
Strong knowledge of all hotels in the selling features| benefits and objectives
Understanding of contract management and legalities.
Maximize revenue by up-selling creative F & B and other event options
Understand need hotels strategy as developed by revenue management
Understand and achievement of team and individual goals
Systems and software knowledge
Perceive the wider impact of issues on the immediate business environment
Communicate the vision in the way that generates excitement| enthusiasm and commitment.
Focus on the customer and find ways to meet| exceed their expectations
Build productive relationships with colleagues both internally and externally
Identify and manage the best resources to effectively deliver project plans.

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Events Executive – Sheraton Grand Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 18003IFR
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| 3 Sheikh Zayed Road| Dubai| United
Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| United Arab Emirates.

Located at the forefront of Dubai’s most prominent thoroughfare| the Sheraton
Grand Hotel seamlessly connects to the heart of the booming business district.
Our hotel is just across from the Dubai World Trade Centre and within walking
distance of the Dubai Convention Centre. A short drive will take you to DIFC|
Dubai Mall| or downtown| and Dubai International Airport (DXB) is 10
kilometers away. Standing 53 stories tall| the hotel comprises 474 guest rooms
and suites| as well as 180 one- to three-bedroom serviced apartments. All
accommodations span at least 36 square. Our expansive conference center boasts
meeting rooms with natural illumination and state-of-the-art audiovisual
technology. The Sheraton Grand Hotel also offers a Sheraton Club Lounge that
has extensive services and exciting 31st-floor views

_POSITION PURPOSE_

This position is responsible for maximizing Rooms / F&B / Conference and
Banqueting business from defined Corporate and/or Government accounts;
providing secretarial and administrative support to the Account Director –
Groups & Events and the sales team. On occasions| this position will also
provide support to other departments as requested.

_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_

· To maintain the strictest confidentiality on all matters relating to
Marriott and the Property plus all other sales and personnel related matters.

· To provide secretarial and administrative assistance to the Account Director
– Groups & Events and secondly to provide back-up administration to the sales
team. Preparation of correspondence| maintenance of appointments diary for
Account Director – Groups & Events as well as managing the purchase order
application process for the department| travel authorization forms and time
attendance sheets.

· Set up and maintain an effective filing system for the sales department|
including a daily trace file| to ensure all weekly| monthly and bi-annual
deadlines are met by the Account Director – Groups & Events.

· Once training provided| to take a proactive role in the maintenance and
development of Opera Sales & Catering and ISAC standards within the Sales
Department.

· To provide training and support to other members of the sales team in these
applications as required.

· To continually enhance and improve the efficiency and organization of the
department| by design and implementing administrative systems.

· Working with the Sales Team to action and distribute the rate agreement
letters as required.

_QUALIFICATION STANDARDS_

· Analytical skills required.

· Must be able to perform under stressful situations

· Can manage to meet deadlines

· Hotel Industry experience is a plus

· Totally embrace the philosophy of guest and customer service and own the
guests

· Identify yourself with the hotel’s brand and operating philosophy

· Possess a warm and friendly demeanor

· Strive to achieve satisfaction and delight of internal and external
customers

· Are detail oriented and hands on.

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Senior Manager| Meetings & Events (MEA Office) – Dubai Area Office – Central Park Towers Level 12

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Job Number 19000LX9
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Dubai Area Office| Central Park Towers Level 12| Dubai| United
Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company| with more brands|
more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We
believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So| we ask|
where will your journey take you?

JOB SUMMARY
The Senior Manager| Meetings + Events provides leadership and oversight of the
departments Event Planning| Banquets/Catering| Event Service and Event
Technology. Position supports the development and implementation of
departmental strategies and implementation of the brand service strategy and
brand initiatives. The position has overall responsibility for executing all
property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to
sales. Supports initiatives to grow event revenues and maximizes the financial
performance of the discipline. In addition| the position supports in the
opening of new properties and during property business reviews and deep dives.
Ability to travel with short notice is required for this position.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience
• Graduate/post graduate degree
• Event Planning and Operations experience
• Expertise in planning| executing| and delivering projects on time and on
budget
• Strong prioritization| organization| and analytical skills
• Ability to incorporate new ideas into an existing environment
• Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization|
verbally and in writing
• Ability to build effective working relationships across a variety of mediums
(email| phone| webinars and in-person)
• Ability to develop and enforce program governance
• Strong analytical skills for planning| estimating| budgeting and monitoring
program/project work
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
• Strong process management| negotiating| influencing| and problem resolution
skills

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Programs
• Manage multiple portfolios of implementation projects that have a high-
degree of impact across the business.
• Develop strategic planning| pre- and post-implementation activities
• Leads overall implementation processes communications and project related
communication with properties
• Conducts follow up and escalation on project implementation tasks
• Reviews implementation progress and communicates monthly results though
continent Implementation Scorecard
• Develops and establishes sustainment procedures for continent of Operations
related initiatives
• Align with stakeholders and senior management on project goals and status to
ensure milestone are met.
• Manages program efforts so project components are delivered on time| within
budget| and as expected by the sponsor.
• Accountable for identifying and mitigating project execution risks| managing
escalations| capturing feedback| resolving issues| and facilitating cross-
group discussions to achieve efficient program pilots and launches.
• Partner with the Continent leadership| Brand| and GOS Center for Specialized
Services (CSS) and GOS Professional Services to design an effective pilot.
Manage the process to gather objective property feedback and channel feedback
to relevant stakeholders. Ensure pilot findings and outcomes are incorporated
into the final deliverable.
• Ensure team provides an integrated perspective of all pilot and launch
related activities to accountable leaders to ensure they understand the big
picture impact to the Market.
• Ensure multiple priorities within Brand| Continent| and GO can be
implemented and sustained in the market| and completed within the parameters
of agreed upon project scope.
• Manage processes to ensure a seamless handoff upon implementation
completion.
• Drive change management in the Market.
• Leverages standards and tools for Marriott’s program and project management.
Document best practices and maintain detailed procedures to benefit all
deployment efforts.

Managing Work| Projects| and Policies
• Manages and implements work and projects as assigned.
• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports|
presentations| etc.
• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and
solve problems.
• Provides timely| accurate| and detailed status reports as requested.
• Oversees events discipline content management for MGS
• Communicates actively with diverse related disciplines at Corporate
Headquarters

Demonstrating and Applying Discipline Knowledge
• Support disciplines specific goal setting process for continent and
properties
• Supports monthly continent Events discipline calls and communicates with
advisory council and property teams
• Analysis of monthly ESS performance reviews and property communication.
Facilitates actions to improve overall performance for continent
• Plans and prepares in-market workshops and discipline specific training
classes
• Represents the Events discipline on monthly Events GLT calls
• Provides technical expertise and support to persons inside and outside of
the department.
• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues| products| systems| and
processes
• Demonstrates knowledge of function-specific procedures.
• Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge to job.
• Uses computers and computer systems to process data and track performance
(implementation programs and EM| highly skilled in MS Office).

Additional Responsibilities
• Supports Director of Events and ADOPS on business reviews for key events
properties
• Supports development of event space design standards for pipeline and pre-
opening properties and parameters for Events OS&E| FF&E and A/V
• Follow-up with properties on Meeting Services App performance and provide
guidelines to improve
• Analyze Meetings Imagined data and follow up with properties to increase
results
• In-person support for HALO property openings
• Supplier relationship to stay up to date with business trends and for
equipment developments
• Conducts updates for events catalogue content and launch communication to
properties.
• Facilitates in-person workshops| webinars and other communication and
training to the field
• Supports hiring of property leadership for Events (purple and blue band
directors)
• Facilitates operations discipline content for operations conference
• Co-organizes continent discipline conferences
• Administration tasks within the events discipline in MEA continent office as
required
• Support of any initiatives and MBOs for the event discipline in MEA
continent office
• Provides information to supervisors and co-workers by telephone| in written
form| e-mail| or in person in a timely manner.
• Demonstrates self-confidence| energy and enthusiasm.
• Informs and/or updates leaders on relevant information in a timely manner.
• Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.
• Presents ideas| expectations and information in a concise| organized manner.
• Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.
• Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager.

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Events Executive – Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19000WR9
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

Ensure staff is working together as a team. Inspect grooming and attire of
staff| and rectify any deficiencies. Communicate with guests| other employees|
or departments to ensure guest needs are met. Respond to and try to fulfill
any special banquet event arrangements. Set up banquet area/room| ensuring
cleanliness and proper set up of furniture/equipment. Inspect and maintain
table set-ups for cleanliness| neatness and agreement with group requirements
and company standards| and resolve any problems. Document pertinent
information in appropriate department logbook. Assist management in hiring|
training| scheduling| evaluating| counseling| disciplining| and motivating and
coaching employees. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with
others| and support team to reach common goals.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any
maintenance problems| safety hazards| accidents| or injuries; complete safety
training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and
respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects
weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Assist with
moving| lifting| carrying| and placing of objects weighing in excess of 75
pounds. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire
work shift. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.
g.| small print). Grasp| turn| and manipulate objects of varying size and
weight| requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Reach overhead
and below the knees| including bending| twisting| pulling| and stooping. Move
over sloping| uneven| or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs
and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company
standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language| and answer
telephones using appropriate etiquette. Listen and respond appropriately to
the concerns of other employees. Speak with others using clear and
professional language. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Events Coordinator – W Dubai – The Palm

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Job Number 19000EZJ
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location W Dubai – The Palm| Dubai| United Arab Emirates
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the
Planning Executive and to the Banqueting & Events Team.

Key Responsibilities:

Set up appointments for the sales team| telemarketing and insider tours to prospected accounts.

Maintains trackers and records updated online| offline and in Opera.

Responsible for drafting and distributing BEOs.

Attends Groups & banquets BOB meetings and is responsible for the minutes.

Demonstrate high energy levels and focus on providing consistently high levels of customer service.

Follow up on sent out proposals within 24 hours (1 working day) to ensure the client has received the information and to clarify possible questions and issues.

Follow up of tentative bookings in the assigned markets.

Follow up on lost business and bring information about them to the knowledge of the department superior.

Manages the completion of all RFPs/FIT contracts solicitations ensuring they are completed accurately and in line with budgeted guidelines. Ensuring accurate follow up and communication both internally to reservations and accounting departments and confirmation to client.

Contracting.

Keep sales department informed of all changes in the customer profile.

To arrange and manage familiarization trips and educational to properties in line with business needs.

To be able to action any group and banqueting requests for space prior to communicating with the Events Team.

To provide training and support to other members of the sales team in these applications as required.

To continually enhance and improve the efficiency and organisation of the department| by design and implementing administrative systems.

Proof reading of marketing/advertising material as required. Action or distribute any enquiries or correspondence.

Responsible for ordering all stationary and administrative supplies for the Sales and Events Department.

To manage the photo library and Hotel Video collection| ensuring minimum par levels are maintained and stocks reordered on timely basis. Distribute slides as required on the request of the sales team.

Detailed knowledge of all services provided by the Hotel and all relevant facts and figures of hotel.

Maintain Company Brand Standards within the hotel.

Adhere to the Corporate HID’s.

Attend daily departmental briefing providing accurate updates on details of bookings and enquiries of the previous day.

Ensuring to utilise systems (Opera| Outlook| Bridge| Team Hot etc.) to the full capacity.

Document all sales actions in Opera.

Update OPERA contact database at all times.

Responsible for sales team account statistics. Completion of reports.

On weekly basis| compile an activity report which will cover sales call reports| insider tours| fam trips| new agencies| meetings| entertainment and other functions for the sales team during the week.

Understand and strictly adhere to the Rules & Regulations established in the Talents Handbook and the Hotel’s policy on Fire| Hygiene| and Health & Safety.

Ensure that all potential and real hazards are reported and rectified immediately.

To maintain the strictest confidentiality on all matters relating to Marriott International and the Property plus all other sales and personnel related matters.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to
the needs of the business and of the hotel.

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Conference and Events Assistant Sales Manager – DoubleTree by Hilton Jumeirah – Dubai

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Conference and Events (C and E) Assistant Sales Manager will assist in
meeting and banquet efforts to maximise revenue| profit| and the satisfaction
of Guests and vendor relations.
What will I be doing?
As C and E Assistant Sales Manager| you will assist in meeting and banquet
efforts to maximise revenue| profit| and the satisfaction of Guests and vendor
relations. The C and E Assistant Sales Manager will develop the Team through
the coordination of an onboarding plan and continued development efforts to
ensure that the C and E and related Teams are fully prepared to offer an
exceptional conference and event experience. Specifically| a C and E Assistant
Sales Manager will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
Assist the Conference and Events (C and E) Sales Manager to maximise conference and banqueting revenue and profit through pro-active selling techniques| calendar/time management| and pricing strateg

Ensure the highest standards of conference and banqueting business processe

Ensure the C and E Sales Team has the skills and knowledge required for high-level performanc

Implement an effective selling strategy and ensure this strategy is understood and executed by all Team Member

Ensure fairness in vendor selection and with vendor pricing| such that non-contracted customers receive the same rates (quotes) regardless of the chosen booking channel used
Ensure company/department specific induction/onboarding plan for Revenue/C and E/ Reservations Managers is identified| executed| and in coordination with the relevant Human Resource Manager and Regional Director of Revenue
Maintain consistent communication with the Training and Development department to ensure Teams at all levels are trained and developed through the use of structured training calendars and programs
Maintain strong internal control of the working environment| such that it is always in compliance Hilton and the Hotel brand|s policies and procedures
Ensure communication meetings occur and are accompanied by documentation/minutes on a monthly basis
Manage staff performance in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit| manage| train and develop the C and E Team

What are we looking for?

A Conference and Events Assistant Sales Manager serving Hilton brands is
always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To
successfully fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours|
skills| and values that follow:

Demonstrated previous experience in similar role
Proven commercial acumen
Ability to demonstrate negotiation and influencing skills
Effective management skills
Ability to manage conflict effectively
Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

Previous experience working within the hospitality industry
Commercial and industry knowledge

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

Events Executive – Sheraton Grand Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 18003IFR
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON
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Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| United Arab Emirates.

Located at the forefront of Dubai’s most prominent thoroughfare| the Sheraton
Grand Hotel seamlessly connects to the heart of the booming business district.
Our hotel is just across from the Dubai World Trade Centre and within walking
distance of the Dubai Convention Centre. A short drive will take you to DIFC|
Dubai Mall| or downtown| and Dubai International Airport (DXB) is 10
kilometers away. Standing 53 stories tall| the hotel comprises 474 guest rooms
and suites| as well as 180 one- to three-bedroom serviced apartments. All
accommodations span at least 36 square. Our expansive conference center boasts
meeting rooms with natural illumination and state-of-the-art audiovisual
technology. The Sheraton Grand Hotel also offers a Sheraton Club Lounge that
has extensive services and exciting 31st-floor views

_POSITION PURPOSE_

This position is responsible for maximizing Rooms / F&B / Conference and
Banqueting business from defined Corporate and/or Government accounts;
providing secretarial and administrative support to the Account Director –
Groups & Events and the sales team. On occasions| this position will also
provide support to other departments as requested.

_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_

· To maintain the strictest confidentiality on all matters relating to
Marriott and the Property plus all other sales and personnel related matters.

· To provide secretarial and administrative assistance to the Account Director
– Groups & Events and secondly to provide back-up administration to the sales
team. Preparation of correspondence| maintenance of appointments diary for
Account Director – Groups & Events as well as managing the purchase order
application process for the department| travel authorization forms and time
attendance sheets.

· Set up and maintain an effective filing system for the sales department|
including a daily trace file| to ensure all weekly| monthly and bi-annual
deadlines are met by the Account Director – Groups & Events.

· Once training provided| to take a proactive role in the maintenance and
development of Opera Sales & Catering and ISAC standards within the Sales
Department.

· To provide training and support to other members of the sales team in these
applications as required.

· To continually enhance and improve the efficiency and organization of the
department| by design and implementing administrative systems.

· Working with the Sales Team to action and distribute the rate agreement
letters as required.

_QUALIFICATION STANDARDS_

· Analytical skills required.

· Must be able to perform under stressful situations

· Can manage to meet deadlines

· Hotel Industry experience is a plus

· Totally embrace the philosophy of guest and customer service and own the
guests

· Identify yourself with the hotel’s brand and operating philosophy

· Possess a warm and friendly demeanor

· Strive to achieve satisfaction and delight of internal and external
customers

· Are detail oriented and hands on.

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Senior Manager| Meetings & Events (MEA Office) – Dubai Area Office

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Job Number 19000LX9
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Dubai Area Office| Dubai| United Arab Emirates
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company| with more brands|
more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We
believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So| we ask|
where will your journey take you?
JOB SUMMARY
The Senior Manager| Meetings + Events provides leadership and oversight of the
departments Event Planning| Banquets/Catering| Event Service and Event
Technology. Position supports the development and implementation of
departmental strategies and implementation of the brand service strategy and
brand initiatives. The position has overall responsibility for executing all
property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to
sales. Supports initiatives to grow event revenues and maximizes the financial
performance of the discipline. In addition| the position supports in the
opening of new properties and during property business reviews and deep dives.
Ability to travel with short notice is required for this position.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience
• Graduate/post graduate degree
• Event Planning and Operations experience
• Expertise in planning| executing| and delivering projects on time and on
budget
• Strong prioritization| organization| and analytical skills
• Ability to incorporate new ideas into an existing environment
• Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization|
verbally and in writing
• Ability to build effective working relationships across a variety of mediums
(email| phone| webinars and in-person)
• Ability to develop and enforce program governance
• Strong analytical skills for planning| estimating| budgeting and monitoring
program/project work
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
• Strong process management| negotiating| influencing| and problem resolution
skills

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Programs
• Manage multiple portfolios of implementation projects that have a high-
degree of impact across the business.
• Develop strategic planning| pre- and post-implementation activities
• Leads overall implementation processes communications and project related
communication with properties
• Conducts follow up and escalation on project implementation tasks
• Reviews implementation progress and communicates monthly results though
continent Implementation Scorecard
• Develops and establishes sustainment procedures for continent of Operations
related initiatives
• Align with stakeholders and senior management on project goals and status to
ensure milestone are met.
• Manages program efforts so project components are delivered on time| within
budget| and as expected by the sponsor.
• Accountable for identifying and mitigating project execution risks| managing
escalations| capturing feedback| resolving issues| and facilitating cross-
group discussions to achieve efficient program pilots and launches.
• Partner with the Continent leadership| Brand| and GOS Center for Specialized
Services (CSS) and GOS Professional Services to design an effective pilot.
Manage the process to gather objective property feedback and channel feedback
to relevant stakeholders. Ensure pilot findings and outcomes are incorporated
into the final deliverable.
• Ensure team provides an integrated perspective of all pilot and launch
related activities to accountable leaders to ensure they understand the big
picture impact to the Market.
• Ensure multiple priorities within Brand| Continent| and GO can be
implemented and sustained in the market| and completed within the parameters
of agreed upon project scope.
• Manage processes to ensure a seamless handoff upon implementation
completion.
• Drive change management in the Market.
• Leverages standards and tools for Marriott’s program and project management.
Document best practices and maintain detailed procedures to benefit all
deployment efforts.

Managing Work| Projects| and Policies
• Manages and implements work and projects as assigned.
• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports|
presentations| etc.
• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and
solve problems.
• Provides timely| accurate| and detailed status reports as requested.
• Oversees events discipline content management for MGS
• Communicates actively with diverse related disciplines at Corporate
Headquarters

Demonstrating and Applying Discipline Knowledge
• Support disciplines specific goal setting process for continent and
properties
• Supports monthly continent Events discipline calls and communicates with
advisory council and property teams
• Analysis of monthly ESS performance reviews and property communication.
Facilitates actions to improve overall performance for continent
• Plans and prepares in-market workshops and discipline specific training
classes
• Represents the Events discipline on monthly Events GLT calls
• Provides technical expertise and support to persons inside and outside of
the department.
• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues| products| systems| and
processes
• Demonstrates knowledge of function-specific procedures.
• Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge to job.
• Uses computers and computer systems to process data and track performance
(implementation programs and EM| highly skilled in MS Office).

Additional Responsibilities
• Supports Director of Events and ADOPS on business reviews for key events
properties
• Supports development of event space design standards for pipeline and pre-
opening properties and parameters for Events OS&E| FF&E and A/V
• Follow-up with properties on Meeting Services App performance and provide
guidelines to improve
• Analyze Meetings Imagined data and follow up with properties to increase
results
• In-person support for HALO property openings
• Supplier relationship to stay up to date with business trends and for
equipment developments
• Conducts updates for events catalogue content and launch communication to
properties.
• Facilitates in-person workshops| webinars and other communication and
training to the field
• Supports hiring of property leadership for Events (purple and blue band
directors)
• Facilitates operations discipline content for operations conference
• Co-organizes continent discipline conferences
• Administration tasks within the events discipline in MEA continent office as
required
• Support of any initiatives and MBOs for the event discipline in MEA
continent office
• Provides information to supervisors and co-workers by telephone| in written
form| e-mail| or in person in a timely manner.
• Demonstrates self-confidence| energy and enthusiasm.
• Informs and/or updates leaders on relevant information in a timely manner.
• Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.
• Presents ideas| expectations and information in a concise| organized manner.
• Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.
• Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager.

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Events Executive (Events Booking Center) – Lapita – Dubai Parks and Resorts

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Job Number 19000KDE
Job Category Reservations
Location Lapita| Dubai Parks and Resorts| Autograph Collection| Dubai|
United Arab Emirates
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Lapita is a Polynesian themed hotel| located in the heart of Dubai Parks and
Resorts. A hotel which is dedicated to families and friends who want to stay
close to all the activities that the theme parks will be offering. With 504
rooms| including 60 suites and 3 villas| Lapita is the perfect relaxation
point after a day of adventures and fun. Part of Marriott|s Autograph
Collection this amazing hotel offers five food and beverage outlets| two
outdoor pools and a lazy river| a spa and health club| Luna & Nova Kids &
Teens Club as well as meeting and event facilities. The hotel|s name was
inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and
settlement into the Islands ( the Lapita movement ). The design draws its
inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes| featuring
Polynesian flowers| lagoon-style pools| and themed activities.

Marriott|s Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury
independent partner hotels| each with its own distinct personality|
experience| style and features. Located in major cities and desirable
destinations around the world| Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect
their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an
innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.

JOB SUMMARY

Manages revenue through increased bookings across all segments of the hotel.
Oversee the efficient and effective process to quickly handle customer
enquiries within pre-defined parameters. Communicates booking information to
all relevant departments. Effectively presents and sells all conference and
banqueting products which meet customer needs.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience

Previous experience within a sales administration environment and events planning

Sales and co-ordination experience with relevant comparable market

Strong administrative and interpersonal skills

Understanding of sales data and its use

Proven record of sales achievement

Is proactive

Keyboard skills and computer input

Skills and Knowledge

Good selling skills and understanding of sales processes; can bring a sale to closure

Possesses excellent telephone sales skills

Good customer development and relationship management skills

Knowledge of all Marriott Lodging products| cultures and brand strategies

Basic understanding of need time strategy as developed by Revenue Management

Knowledge of contractual agreements and legal implications

Knowledge of food trends| food and beverage composition and menu planning

Good sales skills to upsell products and services

Ability to manage and balance group and local business

Basic Knowledge of group business

Ability to implement successful sales strategies for multiple properties

Knowledge of operations and associated challenges for all brands

Effective decision making skills

Ability to influence others

Good problem-solving skills

Strong communication skills (verbal| listening| writing)

Strong organization skills

Ability to use standard software applications and hotel systems

Good analytical skills

Good negotiation skills

Strong customer and associate relation skills

Ability to develop and maintain relationships e.g.| associates| customers| vendors

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:

Convert business through proposal| negotiation and contractual agreement to ensure all revenue potential and targets are achieved.

Liaise closely with clients to establish needs and expectations and maintain records to develop sales opportunities.

Responds to telephone inquires/ requests for group business in the defined timeline.

Create and maintain accurate customer meeting/event records in Marsha/Opera capture feedback and make suggestions for adapting offering.

Suggests positive alternatives through cross-referrals| and ensures that business booked is within hotel parameters. Processes all correspondence within acceptable agreed time lines.

Monitor developments| innovations and best practice across the estate and competitor organizations and implement any process that will improve sales performance.

Ensure follow up takes place with clients and opportunities are sought for repeat bookings.

Support other hotel associates on their development of sales awareness and selling skills.

Prepares and maintains accurate account information and profiles in Marsha/Opera

Ensure that all sales opportunities are effectively cross-referred where possible using the appropriate cross-sell protocol.

Produces contracts| proposals and other related booking documentation.

Ensure strong knowledge of Conference & Events products and selling strategies.

Utilizes selling skills to book all aspects of meeting in one phone call.

Proficiency in meeting room set-ups| A/V| and other support services

Strong knowledge of all hotels in the selling features| benefits and objectives

Understanding of contract management and legalities.

Maximize revenue by up-selling creative F & B and other event options

Understand need hotels strategy as developed by revenue management

Understand and achievement of team and individual goals

Systems and software knowledge

Perceive the wider impact of issues on the immediate business environment

Communicate the vision in the way that generates excitement| enthusiasm and commitment.

Focus on the customer and find ways to meet| exceed their expectations

Build productive relationships with colleagues both internally and externally

Identify and manage the best resources to effectively deliver project plans.

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Groups & Events Sales Specialist – Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

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Job Number 19000IE2
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers| Dubai| United Arab
Emirates
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Job Summary

Oversee all on-site details for executing group events| develop and follow
checklist/itinerary| and troubleshoot event problems. Serve as liaison and
contact person for coordinating details of events with clients| outside
vendors| meeting planners| and others involved in events. Design| confirm| and
communicate room layouts and set-up requirements for special events. Enter and
retrieve information contained in computer databases using a keyboard| mouse|
or trackball to update records| files| and reservations. Transmit information
or documents using computer| mail| or facsimile machine. Operate standard
office equipment other than computers. Prepare weekly departmental payroll
paperwork. Assist management in hiring| training| scheduling| evaluating|
counseling| disciplining| and motivating and coaching employees; and serve as
a role model and first point of contact of the Guarantee of Fair
Treatment/Open Door Policy process.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education| Experience and Skills

Good system knowledge (Preferably Marriott systems background)

Excellent and efficient in Events managements and planning

Very good ability in business conversion

Fluency in English both oral and written

Able to multi task

Ability to communicate customer needs and resolve complaints independently

Strong interpersonal skills| detailed| focused and guest oriented

Excellent selling| negotiation and communication skills

Degree-level qualification

Previous experience in Groups & Events and local UAE experience

Minimum 2 years’ experience in 5 star hotel preferably International chains

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures| report
accidents and injuries| and complete safety training and certifications.
Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional| maintain
confidentiality of proprietary information| protect company assets| and
visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines. Welcome and acknowledge all
guests according to company standards| anticipate and address guests| service
needs| and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using
clear and professional language| prepare and review written documents
accurately and completely| and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others| support team
to reach common goals| and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of
other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Catering and Events Service Manager – Conrad Dubai – Conrad Dubai

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Catering and Events Service Manager is responsible for the strategic
management of the banquet team. A Catering and Events Service Manager
coordinates the prompt| courteous and efficient delivery of those products to
satisfy the customer|s service needs and to maximize the hotel|s profits.
What will I be doing?
As Catering and Events Service Manager you are responsible for performing the
following tasks to the highest standards:
Managing Customer Service: Create an environment where everyone in the departmentis focused on creating that special experience to deliver exceptionalcustomer service. Actively seekverbal feedback from customers and staff at each function. Agree and implement actions to make improvements to customerservice . Positively deal with andlearning from customer complaints and comments with follow up and feedback to theFood and Beverage Director. Make sure all customer requests and queries areresponded to promptly and effectively while assisting on the floor during mealperiods each day. Be available to assist on duty in the Restaurant & Barsduring any busy days or special events. Be Pro-Active towards guests| assistingthem with any reasonable requests| and training all staff to see these thingsbefore the guests ask.
Managing the delivery of Service Standards: Ensure all standards for Service Delivery asidentified in the Guest Satisfaction Manual and the Standard Operating andProcedures Manual are consistently delivered throughout the department . Have detailed knowledge ofDepartmental Standards . Be able toexplain the Standards to the team . Assessstaff performance against Standards . MonitorStandards through regular Standards Review checks . Develop action plans to address shortfalls in Standards andidentifying shortfalls before they affect customer service . Implement and follow though improvements identified.
Managing the operation: Plan| prioritize| organize and control the day-to-day operation. Preparing rosters and job schedules for staff to meet business needs (taking into consideration internal activities and occupancy and external events| promotions etc). Communicate effectively with Front Office and Groups & Tours about any in-house groups holding Catering events| ensuring direct liaison with Group Leaders upon arrival. Describe| assign and delegate duties and authority for the operation of the Catering Department at all times. Understanding what|s going on in other departments and implications for your own department. Planning ahead and ensuring adequate resources are available. Manage the departmental operation and taking action where necessary to ensure smooth running and participating in service duties during functions| where necessary. Co-ordinate with Engineering and Housekeeping Departments to ensure maintenance and cleanliness. Ensure follow-up procedures are maintained. Ensure the shift is reviewed and handovers and briefings are carried out. Maintain in-depth technical knowledge and skills required for the job. Maintain event and function histories to assist with returning events. To establish good communication with the Kitchen team. Participate in future menu changes with the F&B Service Manager and the Executive Chef taking into consideration new F&B trends| market demands and sales achievements. Attend & participate in regular F&B| operational & roster meetings.
Managing the Team: Provide and communicate clear direction to the team.Understand the aims of the hotel and the department|s role in achieving it.Communicate aims to the team. Set and agree to departmental objectives for selfand team. Represent the needs of the team to others in the hotel. Get membersof the team to work cooperatively with others. Keep the team up-to-date aboutdepartmental| hotel and company activities through regular communicationmeetings & memos. This includes special events and promotions in therestaurant.
What are we looking for?

A Catering and Events Service Manager serving Hilton brands is always workin

on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfull

fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills| and
values that follow:

Positive attitude and good communication skills
Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
Excellent grooming standards
Strong leadership skills| whereas it is evident that you can effectively manage and motivate a team to perform beyond expectations
Strong analytical skills so to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
Excellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team Members
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Experience in a similar role with a proven track record

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

Knowledge of local market
Knowledge of hospitality
Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives
Degree-level qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

Groups Conferences and Events Coordinator – Hampton Inn – Dubai

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Groups| Conferences and Events Coordinator is responsible for receiving
groups and events in the hotel| serving as an intermediary between the
customer and the commercial and operational areas. It is the customer contact
at the time this arrives at the hotel with your event| working with the hotel
to achieve the set goals.
What will I be doing?
As a Groups| conferences and Events Coordinator| you will work following the
events that occur in the Hotel from initial contact with the head of the event
to prepare contracts for groups and events| until the end of the event and
therefore must perform the following tasks with the higher standards:
Receive groups and events and keep up to date the hotel even output
Draw up contracts for groups and event

Insert Rooming List in the system| update payment instructions and enter important information relevant to the grou

Negotiate budgets with customer

Develop events Work Orders in the system with all relevant informatio

Conduct instructional groups with all relevant information to the group (number of able| category| price| form of payment| contact the company| special notes| etc.)
Perform monthly report groups and update closing information groups
Interact permanently with the Account Managers| Sales Coordinators| Reservations| Front Desk| Department Parties| Hilton Meetings and kitchen
Act directly with the guest or client during the stay of groups and events
Participate in special activities such as secretaries of cocktails| welcome tour groups| etc.
Ensure that all client requests are answered efficiently and with agility

What are we looking for?

A Groups| Conferences and Events Coordinator serving Hilton brands is always
working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To
successfully fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours|
skills| and values that follow:

Graduate or MBA in Management| Hospitality and Marketing
Previous sales groups and events| preferably in Hospitality
Ability to analyze and manage multiple tasks
Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
Sense of organization and planning
Good computer skills including Excel| PowerPoint and Word
Proactive approach to meet deadlines and objectives

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

Groups and Events Specialist – Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 19000IUQ
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel| Dubai| Dubai| United Arab
Emirates
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions| make introductions| and
ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event
order in order to gather guest information| determine proper set up| timeline|
specific guest needs| buffets| action stations| etc. Respond to and try to
fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet
event arrangements to ensure compliance.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any
maintenance problems| safety hazards| accidents| or injuries; complete safety
training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and
respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects
weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Stand| sit| or
walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and
visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g.| small print).
Visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines (e. g.| to identify defects).
Reach overhead and below the knees| including bending| twisting| pulling| and
stooping. Move through narrow| confined| or elevated spaces. Move over
sloping| uneven| or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs
and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company
standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language| and answer
telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as
requested by Supervisors.

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Events Coordinator – W Dubai – The Palm – Dubai

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Job Number 19000EZJ
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location W Dubai – The Palm| Dubai| United Arab Emirates
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the
Planning Executive and to the Banqueting & Events Team.

Key Responsibilities:

Set up appointments for the sales team| telemarketing and insider tours to prospected accounts.

Maintains trackers and records updated online| offline and in Opera.

Responsible for drafting and distributing BEOs.

Attends Groups & banquets BOB meetings and is responsible for the minutes.

Demonstrate high energy levels and focus on providing consistently high levels of customer service.

Follow up on sent out proposals within 24 hours (1 working day) to ensure the client has received the information and to clarify possible questions and issues.

Follow up of tentative bookings in the assigned markets.

Follow up on lost business and bring information about them to the knowledge of the department superior.

Manages the completion of all RFPs/FIT contracts solicitations ensuring they are completed accurately and in line with budgeted guidelines. Ensuring accurate follow up and communication both internally to reservations and accounting departments and confirmation to client.

Contracting.

Keep sales department informed of all changes in the customer profile.

To arrange and manage familiarization trips and educational to properties in line with business needs.

To be able to action any group and banqueting requests for space prior to communicating with the Events Team.

To provide training and support to other members of the sales team in these applications as required.

To continually enhance and improve the efficiency and organisation of the department| by design and implementing administrative systems.

Proof reading of marketing/advertising material as required. Action or distribute any enquiries or correspondence.

Responsible for ordering all stationary and administrative supplies for the Sales and Events Department.

To manage the photo library and Hotel Video collection| ensuring minimum par levels are maintained and stocks reordered on timely basis. Distribute slides as required on the request of the sales team.

Detailed knowledge of all services provided by the Hotel and all relevant facts and figures of hotel.

Maintain Company Brand Standards within the hotel.

Adhere to the Corporate HID’s.

Attend daily departmental briefing providing accurate updates on details of bookings and enquiries of the previous day.

Ensuring to utilise systems (Opera| Outlook| Bridge| Team Hot etc.) to the full capacity.

Document all sales actions in Opera.

Update OPERA contact database at all times.

Responsible for sales team account statistics. Completion of reports.

On weekly basis| compile an activity report which will cover sales call reports| insider tours| fam trips| new agencies| meetings| entertainment and other functions for the sales team during the week.

Understand and strictly adhere to the Rules & Regulations established in the Talents Handbook and the Hotel’s policy on Fire| Hygiene| and Health & Safety.

Ensure that all potential and real hazards are reported and rectified immediately.

To maintain the strictest confidentiality on all matters relating to Marriott International and the Property plus all other sales and personnel related matters.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to
the needs of the business and of the hotel.

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Events Executive – W Dubai – The Palm – Dubai

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Job Number 19000EZO
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location W Dubai – The Palm| Dubai| United Arab Emirates
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

Job Summary

The key measurement of performance will be performance versus the Revenue
goals. Working within the Sales team| this position has responsibility for
managing and planning all Group and Banquet confirmed events in order to
maximize standards and quality of service delivery. The Group and Event
Planning Executive will manage all converted business| including upselling and
managing group room and function diary inventory and events. The Group and
Event Planning Executive must demonstrate high energy levels & provide
consistently high levels of customer service| in accordance with Marriott
International Standards & Programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for events management on an assigned contracted business| ensuring revenue maximization| achievement of personal targets and increasing fair market share versus competitor set.
Responsible for achieving upselling targets.
Review contracts| event orders| proposals| and checking space availability for meetings booked before sharing.

Review and supervise banquet coordinator work on Banquet Events Orders| resumes and daily event postings.

Liaising with the B&F team and the operations team in order to deliver high standards of service.
Liaising with all the involved departments in order to deliver high standards of service.
Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all internal departments as required| ensuring delivery of superior guest service.
Detailed knowledge of all services provided by the Hotel and all relevant facts and figures of hotel.
Maintain Company Brand Standards within the hotel.

Adhere to the Corporate HID’s.

Assist the Sales Coordinator Groups & banqueting where required| to ensure the efficient day to day operations of the Sales Department.

Attend daily departmental briefing providing accurate updates on details of bookings and enquiries of the previous day.

Ensuring to utilise systems (Opera| Outlook| Bridge| Team Hot etc.) to the full capacity.

Document all sales actions in Opera.

Update OPERA contact database at all times.

Responsible for assigned account base statistics. Supervise completion of reports.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to
the needs of the business and of the hotel.

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Events Billing Executive – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai – Dubai

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Job Number 1900006U
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Job Summary

To execute all hotel events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations
back to sales. Assure to provide all customers with a consistent| intuitive|
high-level of service according to the Marriott event standards throughout the
pre-event and post-event phases. Planning and handling events to include Pop-
Up events (event requests within 7 working days)| internal events and event
turnovers from sales up to 300 guests and 300 rooms.

Specific Duties

_The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:_

As an expert being able to partner with a customer and craft individual events.

Taking care of a smooth transition from sales to events planning

Handle events coming from Sales up to;

Focus on pop-up groups (group requests within 7 working days which will not go through sales)
Focus on pop-up events and being the contact person for the Marriott Regional Office.
Focus on future planning potential problems and/or conflicts from a service/planning point of view and solutions towards them to improve guest satisfaction and planning efficiency.

Being proactive in offering solutions.

Creating Banquet Event Orders.

Accurately forecasts all the events (bedrooms and/or catering)

Guidance and support throughout the event.

Being knowledgeable about product and services.

Handle the billing process; billing reviews with the guest and finalize billing accuracy with accounting.

Takes total ownership and responsibilities for the successful production of group events assigned.

Continuous communication with the operational team.

Be available as needed during the event phase for their assigned groups|

Guidance of client throughout the event. As the expert partner with the guest and be a consultant.

Attend the daily service communication tool; BEO meeting.

Up-sell last minute items accurate.

Conduct pre- and post-conference meetings

Show around in connection with in-house functions.

Coordinate all activities involving the pre- and post-event process.

Communicate challenging situations accurate to responsible departments.

Handle guest complaints in a professional manner and come up with solutions.

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Sales Manager – Groups & Events – Sheraton Grand Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 19000DHX
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON
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Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Sheraton Grand Hotel| Dubai| United Arab Emirates.
Located at the forefront of Dubai’s most prominent thoroughfare| the Sheraton
Grand Hotel seamlessly connects to the heart of the booming business district.
Our hotel is just across from the Dubai World Trade Centre and within walking
distance of the Dubai Convention Centre. A short drive will take you to DIFC|
Dubai Mall| or downtown| and Dubai International Airport (DXB) is 10
kilometers away. Standing 53 stories tall| the hotel comprises 474 guest rooms
and suites| as well as 180 one- to three-bedroom serviced apartments. All
accommodations span at least 36 square. Our expansive conference center boasts
meeting rooms with natural illumination and state-of-the-art audiovisual
technology. The Sheraton Grand Hotel also offers a Sheraton Club Lounge that
has extensive services and exciting 31st-floor views.

POSITION PURPOSE

In conjunction with the Director of Sales| this position is responsible for
maximizing rooms / F&B / Conference and Banqueting business from a defined
account base. Proactively uncovering new prospects for the hotel and
maximizing conversion of business in line with Hotels’ budgetary goals. This
position requires a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work
unsupervised using own initiative.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

– Proactively manage a pre-determined number of key accounts/key prospects
and other active accounts to ensure maximum yield in line with budgetary
objectives. Maintain valid call objectives and relevant action plans for each
key account/key prospect and ensure all follow up is executed in a timely
manner.

– Proactively prospecting new accounts for the Hotel and Marriott properties
worldwide and following the sales process through to convert into ‘producing’
accounts

– Take personal responsibility to ensure that Standards are maintained and
that the system is utilized to its full capacity including the mandatory smart
contracting process.

– Maintain up-to-date activity and rate information for each account. To
understand and be in a position to action any group and events enquiries and
ensure accurate hand over and follow up to Events Teams.

– To attend when required trade and networking events as a representative of
Marriott Hotels| ensuring that the quality image of the organization is
portrayed| and that every opportunity is taken to promote the Hotel.

– To take personal responsibility for understanding the Sales Plan of the
Hotel and the required budgetary guidelines| to enable empowered decisions in
all rate negotiations.

– To actively support both the Sales Specialists and the Sales coordinator to
assist them to carry out their roles effectively.

– Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all
internal departments as required| ensuring delivery of superior guest service.

– Re-negotiation of SET and LNR agreements within budgetary guidelines of all
corporate accounts within agreed time frames. Ensuring accurate follow up and
communication both internally to reservations and accounting departments| and
confirmation to client. Ensure property rate sheets are accurate at all times.

– To take responsibility for the compilation and execution of weekly| monthly
and quarterly sales action plans as agreed with the Account Director – Groups
and Events.

– To arrange and manage familiarization and educational trips in line with
business needs.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE| SKILLS AND ABILITIES

– Driving banquets revenue through events;

– Minimum of 3 years of experience in Sales as Senior Sales
Specialist/Assistant Sales Manager mainly focus on Banquets & Events in hotel
industry is required;

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

We do expect that you do have the experiences/ behaviors below. You:

– Have the ability to effectively communicate with other departments;

– Embrace and value operational guidelines and brand standards;

– Possess superior analytical skills;

– Have the ability to plan and prioritize in order to achieve deadlines;

– Have the awareness of maximizing the returns to all stakeholders;

– Enjoy working in a team setting;

– Build lasting relationships with internal and external customers;

– Have immaculate personal presentation (e.g. grooming and conversational
ability);

– Demonstrate effective problem solving skills and analysis of issues and
trends| in order to develop and apply appropriate strategies;

– Have knowledge of hotel computer systems and other IT related applications;

EDUCATION

Bachelor degree required| additional education in sales and marketing fields
preferred

PHYSICAL CONDITION REQUIRED FOR YOUR ROLE

– This job often requires standing or walking for extended periods of
time;

– This job may requires bending| reaching or lifting;

– This job requires operating computers and computerized equipment.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

– This job may require you to work on holidays and/ or weekends;

– This job often requires extended hours beyond a typical work week;

– This job requires you to conform to a conservative| formal grooming| attire
and jewelry policy that will be monitored on a regular basis and may be
addressed as seen fit by your manager;

– Sheraton Grand Hotel has a very strong commitment to safety and requires
that you follow safety procedures closely;

– Our hotel has a no-tolerance policy regarding unlawful discrimination and
harassment| and requires that you follow our anti-discrimination and anti-
harassment policies.

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Cluster Conference and Events Manager – Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Cluster Conference and Events Manager is responsible for overseeing all
aspects of Conference and Events operations to deliver an excellent Guest and
Member experience while ensuring department targets are met.
What will I be doing?
As a Cluster Conference and Events Manager| you are responsible for overseeing
all aspects of Conference and Events operations to deliver an excellent Guest
and Member experience. A Cluster Conference and Events Manager will also be
required to set budgets and provide leadership to the team to ensure targets
are met. Specifically| you will be responsible for performing the following
tasks to the highest standards:
Oversee and manage all Conference and Events operations
Maintain exceptional levels of customer servic

Ensure compliance of brand standard

Evaluate guest satisfaction levels with a focus on continuous improvemen

Aware of trends and propose ideas to build the range and quality of Conference and Banque

Optimise sales and contain costs| identifying any areas for action
Set achievable budgets and other short- and long-term functional goals
Provide effective leadership to the Conference and Events teams to ensure targets are met and exceeded both for the hotel and individual development
Ensure communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit| manage| train and develop the Front Office team

What are we looking for?

A Cluster Conference and Events Manager serving Hilton brands is always
working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To
successfully fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours|
skills| and values that follow:

Strong knowledge of hotel/leisure/service sector
Record of success in Conference and Beverage| specifically the ability to deliver profit| control costs| and build customer loyalty
Exceptional communication skills
Exceptional leadership skills to create a winning team

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

Conference and Events Operations experience in a managerial position in hotel/Events Centre or similar
Degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent
Passion for delivering exceptional levels of guest service

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

Events| Sales and Planning Coordinator – Marriott Hotel Downtown – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19000C56
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Marriott Hotel Downtown| Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi| United Arab
Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions| make introductions| and
ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event
order in order to gather guest information| determine proper set up| timeline|
specific guest needs| buffets| action stations| etc. Respond to and try to
fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet
event arrangements to ensure compliance.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any
maintenance problems| safety hazards| accidents| or injuries; complete safety
training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and
respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects
weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Stand| sit| or
walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and
visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g.| small print).
Visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines (e. g.| to identify defects).
Reach overhead and below the knees| including bending| twisting| pulling| and
stooping. Move through narrow| confined| or elevated spaces. Move over
sloping| uneven| or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs
and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company
standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language| and answer
telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as
requested by Supervisors.

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Events Manager – Beach Rotana – Abu Dhabi

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JOB REF: 3838844
JOB DESCRIPTION[
We are currently looking for young- dynamic- self motivated Catering Sales
professionals who want to move their careers forward.
As an Events Manager you are responsible for the success of the meeting-
catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business- plan
meetings / events- co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before-
during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key
responsibilities such as:
Establish and maintain an active relationship with our main bookers from Professional Conference Organizers- Destination Management Companies- Event Management companies- Corporate accounts- MICE Departments of Travel Agencies and Tourism Authority to increase customer satisfaction and business to Rotana Properties
Responsible for planning- retaining and developing existing business as well as acquiring new business and growing our market share by promoting Hotel

Proactive and expected to do regular sales calls to maintain client relationships and to develop new accounts

Attends weekly department head meetings- works closely with Director of C & E/ Director of sales on future business planning and provides input and information during weekly revenue meetings

Introduces ideas to leadership team to enable property to remain competitive

Maintain a close communication with all Rotana Global Sales- National Sales Offices and Catering & Events Departments in order to work as one team on leads and achieving loyalty of guests to Rotana Hotels & Resorts
Ensure your performance of IFH Mystery Calls is as per the Rotana Standard and your overall result does not drop below 80%
Ensure that all incoming requests are handled jointly with the concerned Sales Person and as per the Rotana Standards including an active follow up on sent offers and cross-selling in case of non-availability
Ensure the hand over process of signed contracts to the respective Hotels is as per the Rotana Standards and assistance to the Operational Departments is provided if required
Ensure active follow up on Guest feedback after the event and encourage the Guest to submit the Guest Satisfactory Survey to the Hotel
Promote efficiency- confidence- courtesy and an extremely high standard of social skills and live by example towards your Colleagues of Rotana Hotels & Resorts
Maintain detailed product knowledge of the hotel- in specific of all those Hotels in your Area as well as a good understanding of the major Hotels and direct competition in your Area by conducting regular Competition Checks
Ensure to forward all irregularities that you encounter in your Department or any other Department to the Director of C & E/ Director of sales in order to maintaining Rotana Standards & Policies and to maximize Customer Satisfaction

Environment- Health & Safety Responsibilities:

To maintain compliance with all policies and procedures of EHSMS.
Identify risks/aspects- implement corrective action and arrange monitoring where required.
Ensure relevant EHS information is provided and appropriate training is maintained.
Maintain appropriate records as required for EHSMS.
Conduct regular section meetings to discuss EHS issues and ensure consultative structure and colleague`s participation.
Ensure that all reported incidents are investigated and all actions are reported to Department heads to prevent a similar occurrence.

We are currently looking for young- dynamic- self motivated Catering Sales
professionals who want to move their careers forward.

As an Events Manager you are responsible for the success of the meeting-
catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business- plan
meetings / events- co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before-
during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key
responsibilities such as:

Environment- Health & Safety Responsibilities:

Education- Qualifications & Experiences

You should ideally have a degree in hospitality with previous experiences in
catering sales within a hotel. Excellent written and verbal English
communication skills and strong interpersonal and negotiations skills are
essentials. Computer literate and previous experiences with Opera are an
advantage.

Groups- Conferences and Events Coordinator – Hampton Inn – Dubai Al Qusais

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Groups| Conferences and Events Coordinator is responsible for receiving
groups and events in the hotel| serving as an intermediary between the
customer and the commercial and operational areas. It is the customer contact
at the time this arrives at the hotel with your event| working with the hotel
to achieve the set goals.
What will I be doing?
As a Groups| conferences and Events Coordinator| you will work following the
events that occur in the Hotel from initial contact with the head of the event
to prepare contracts for groups and events| until the end of the event and
therefore must perform the following tasks with the higher standards:
Receive groups and events and keep up to date the hotel even output
Draw up contracts for groups and events
Insert Rooming List in the system| update payment instructions and enter important information relevant to the group
Negotiate budgets with customers
Develop events Work Orders in the system with all relevant information
Conduct instructional groups with all relevant information to the group (number of able| category| price| form of payment| contact the company| special notes| etc.)
Perform monthly report groups and update closing information groups
Interact permanently with the Account Managers| Sales Coordinators| Reservations| Front Desk| Department Parties| Hilton Meetings and kitchen
Act directly with the guest or client during the stay of groups and events
Participate in special activities such as secretaries of cocktails| welcome tour groups| etc.
Ensure that all client requests are answered efficiently and with agility

What are we looking for?

A Groups| Conferences and Events Coordinator serving Hilton brands is always
working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To
successfully fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours|
skills| and values that follow:

Graduate or MBA in Management| Hospitality and Marketing
Previous sales groups and events| preferably in Hospitality
Ability to analyze and manage multiple tasks
Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
Sense of organization and planning
Good computer skills including Excel| PowerPoint and Word
Proactive approach to meet deadlines and objectives

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

Complex Director of Groups Conference & Events – Franchise – Al Habtoor City Complex

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Leads and manages A Habtoor City Event Booking Centre & Events Planning and
associates on a daily basis; has overall responsibility for achieving EBC
revenue goals| team booking pace goals| guest and associate satisfaction and
the financial performance of the unit. Lead the overall sales effort to
achieve financial goals for all participating hotels.
Maintains a productive relationship with Event Services department| Operations
plus the UAE Market Organization. Ensures brand integrity is protected for all
participating hotels. Responsible for effective business processes with all
sales related channels.
Functions as the strategic continent business leader for the Event Management
discipline which includes the leadership and oversight of Event Planning|
Banquets/Catering. Event Service and Event Technology departments in th

complex. The position oversees the development and implementation o

discipline specific strategies and ensures implementation of the brand servic

strategy and brand initiatives. The position has overall responsibility fo

the events discipline across all venues & brands| including of key financia

and customer satisfaction core measures.

The position ensures that property teams are meeting the individual brand|s
target customer needs| financial performance metrics and employee
satisfaction. They focuses on strategies to grow event revenues to maximize
the financial performance of the Events discipline. As a senior member| this
position develops and implements complex and hotel wide strategies that
deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of
the brand|s target customer and property teams and provides a return on
investment to the various ownerships.

Oversees all day to day activities of direct reports and team

Responsible for leadership of direct reports and their teams (recruitment and selection| performance management (PMP/IDP)| employee development and motivation| counseling / disciplinary issues)

Provides sales functional expertise and leadership to participating hotels.

Provides critical input to market leaders for development of property and overall market sales strategy.

Participates in weekly sales strategy meetings.

Works collaboratively with property/cluster Revenue Management and Event Management personnel to effectively manage the placement and execution of sales opportunities.

Works with market and/or regional team to develop| implement and maintain Sales office standards.

Provides ongoing feedback and recommendations to improve effectiveness of overall sales office processes.

Analyzes period end and other available systems data to identify trends| future need periods and obstacles to achieving goals.

Provides targeted and timely communication of results and other achievements and challenges to the MP-DOSM.

Reviews turnover to the Event Services team for consistency and completion.

Ensures that sales strategies are communicated| implemented and updated as market conditions fluctuate.

Utilizes property diagnostic process (PDP) in order to maximize revenue and profits.

Monitors local| regional and International business outlook and provides updates to Revenue Management.

Provides positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue potential; sets example with personal booking goals.

Works with Hotel GM and MP-DOSM to ensure understanding of sales strategy and effective implementation of this strategy for each segment.

Recommends multi-property booking goals for sales team members.

Proactively develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders| both internal and external.

Analyses market information by using sales systems and implements strategy to achieve hotel|s financial room and catering goals.

Assists Revenue Management with completing accurate projections.

Partners with revenue leader on approval of space release policy for catering to maximize revenue.

Develops implements and sustains aggressive solicitation program focused on increasing business.

Works with team to create and implement a sales intensity plan addressing revenue| customers and the market for each.

Assists with the development and implementation of promotions| both internal and external.

Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g.| Event Booking Centre| UAE Market Organization| GSO) to ensure the property needs are being achieved and the sales efforts are complementary| not duplicative.

Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.

Works with Human Resources| Engineering and Loss Prevention to ensure compliance with regulations.

Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies customer service and creates a positive example for guest relations.

Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

Empowers associates to provide excellent customer service.

Observes service behaviors of associates and provides feedback to individuals and/or managers.

Reviews all guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement.

Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of department meetings with a focus on continuous improvement.

Interviews and hires management and hourly associates with the appropriate skills to meet the business needs of the operation.

Executes and supports hotel appropriate Customer Service and Brand Standards.

Develops| implements and maintains a departmental orientation program for associates to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.| generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand

Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.

Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations| while building a relationship and loyalty to company

Gains understanding of the hotel|s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer with understanding their business.

Job Requirements:

What are we looking for?

A Director of Groups Catering & Events serving Hilton brands is always working
on behalf of our guests and working with other team members. To successfully
fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills and
values that follow:

• Minimum of 3+ years hospitality/travel industry experience in groups
catering and events sales
• Sales & Admin experience| ideally in the International market and ability to
demonstrate strong client relationships in the corporate market driving
corporate transient| catering and group business.
• Solid sales & account managements skills are essential| with a strong
knowledge of corporate market and business trends.
• A good researcher| negotiator and client focused approach is required. The
candidate should be able to show strong knowledge of constructing and
executing sales & client action plans.
• There should be excellent communication (verbal & written) skills| confident
presentation ability and a second language would be an advantage.
• Direct sales experience is essential (including skills in dealing with
travel/event decision makers)| with experience in the group/banqueting sales
market a desirable asset.

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

NOTE: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee. The
franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment practices| including
the collection and processing of the personal data that you provide on this
website| hiring| salaries and benefits. If you accept a position at this hotel
you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Hilton.

Director of Events – Bulgari Hotel & Resorts – Dubai

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Job Number 1900077W
Job Category Event Management
Location Bulgari Hotel & Resorts| Dubai| Dubai| United Arab Emirates

Brand Bulgari Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management
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Developed in partnership with jeweler and luxury products designer Bulgari|
our select Bulgari Hotels & Resorts are located in major cosmopolitan cities
and luxury resort destinations. Join our team and help deliver the excitement|
timeless glamour and heritage of the Bulgari brand.

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Complex Director of Groups Catering & Events – Franchise – Al Habtoor City Complex

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
JOB SUMMARY
Leads and manages A Habtoor City Event Booking Centre & Events Planning and
associates on a daily basis; has overall responsibility for achieving EBC
revenue goals| team booking pace goals| guest and associate satisfaction and
the financial performance of the unit. Lead the overall sales effort to
achieve financial goals for all participating hotels.
Maintains a productive relationship with Event Services department| Operations
plus the UAE Market Organization. Ensures brand integrity is protected for all
participating hotels. Responsible for effective business processes with all
sales related channels.
Functions as the strategic continent business leader for the Event Management
discipline which includes the leadership and oversight of Event Planning|
Banquets/Catering. Event Service and Event Technology departments in the
complex. The position oversees the development and implementation of
discipline specific strategies and ensures implementation of the brand service
strategy and brand initiatives. The position has overall responsibility for
the events discipline across all venues & brands| including of key financial
and customer satisfaction core measures.

The position ensures that property teams are meeting the individual brand|s
target customer needs| financial performance metrics and employee
satisfaction. They focuses on strategies to grow event revenues to maximize
the financial performance of the Events discipline. As a senior member| this
position develops and implements complex and hotel wide strategies that
deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of
the brand|s target customer and property teams and provides a return on
investment to the various ownerships.

Oversees all day to day activities of direct reports and team

Responsible for leadership of direct reports and their teams (recruitment and selection| performance management (PMP/IDP)| employee development and motivation| counselling / disciplinary issues)

Provides sales functional expertise and leadership to participating hotels.

Provides critical input to market leaders for development of property and overall market sales strategy.

Participates in weekly sales strategy meetings.

Works collaboratively with property/cluster Revenue Management and Event Management personnel to effectively manage the placement and execution of sales opportunities.

Works with market and/or regional team to develop| implement and maintain Sales office standards.

Provides ongoing feedback and recommendations to improve effectiveness of overall sales office processes.

Analyzes period end and other available systems data to identify trends| future need periods and obstacles to achieving goals.

Provides targeted and timely communication of results and other achievements and challenges to the MP-DOSM.

Reviews turnover to the Event Services team for consistency and completion.

Ensures that sales strategies are communicated| implemented and updated as market conditions fluctuate.

Utilizes property diagnostic process (PDP) in order to maximize revenue and profits.

Monitors local| regional and International business outlook and provides updates to Revenue Management.

Provides positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue potential; sets example with personal booking goals.

Works with Hotel GM and MP-DOSM to ensure understanding of sales strategy and effective implementation of this strategy for each segment.

Recommends multi property booking goals for sales team members.

Proactively develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders| both internal and external.

Analyses market information by using sales systems and implements strategy to achieve hotel|s financial room and catering goals.

Assists Revenue Management with completing accurate projections.

Partners with revenue leader on approval of space release policy for catering to maximize revenue.

Develops implements and sustains aggressive solicitation program focused on increasing business.

Works with team to create and implement a sales intensity plan addressing revenue| customers and the market for each.

Assists with the development and implementation of promotions| both internal and external.

Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g.| Event Booking Centre| UAE Market Organization| GSO) to ensure the property needs are being achieved and the sales efforts are complementary| not duplicative.

Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.

Works with Human Resources| Engineering and Loss Prevention to ensure compliance with regulations.

Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies customer service and creates a positive example for guest relations.

Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

Empowers associates to provide excellent customer service.

Observes service behaviors of associates and provides feedback to individuals and/or managers.

Reviews all guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement.

Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of department meetings with a focus on continuous improvement.

Interviews and hires management and hourly associates with the appropriate skills to meet the business needs of the operation.

Executes and supports hotel appropriate Customer Service and Brand Standards.

Develops| implements and maintains a departmental orientation program for associates to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.| generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand

Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.

Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations| while building a relationship and loyalty to company

Gains understanding of the hotel|s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer with understanding their business.

Job Requirements:

What are we looking for?

A Director of Groups Catering & Events serving Hilton brands is always working
on behalf of our guests and working with other team members. To successfully
fill this role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills and
values that follow:

• Minimum of 3+ years hospitality/travel industry experience in groups
catering and events sales
• Sales & Admin experience| ideally in the International market and ability to
demonstrate strong client relationships in the corporate market driving
corporate transient| catering and group business.
• Solid sales & account managements skills are essential| with a strong
knowledge of corporate market and business trends.
• A good researcher| negotiator and client focused approach is required. The
candidate should be able to show strong knowledge of constructing and
executing sales & client action plans.
• There should be excellent communication (verbal & written) skills| confident
presentation ability and a second language would be an advantage.
• Direct sales experience is essential (including skills in dealing with
travel/event decision makers)| with experience in the group/banqueting sales
market a desirable asset.

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!

NOTE: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee. The
franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment practices| including
the collection and processing of the personal data that you provide on this
website| hiring| salaries and benefits. If you accept a position at this hotel
you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Hilton.

Events| Sales and Planning Coordinator – Marriott Hotel Downtown – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 190004L1
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Marriott Hotel Downtown| Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi| United Arab
Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions| make introductions| and
ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event
order in order to gather guest information| determine proper set up| timeline|
specific guest needs| buffets| action stations| etc. Respond to and try to
fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet
event arrangements to ensure compliance.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any
maintenance problems| safety hazards| accidents| or injuries; complete safety
training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and
respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects
weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Stand| sit| or
walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and
visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g.| small print).
Visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines (e. g.| to identify defects).
Reach overhead and below the knees| including bending| twisting| pulling| and
stooping. Move through narrow| confined| or elevated spaces. Move over
sloping| uneven| or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs
and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company
standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language| and answer
telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as
requested by Supervisors.

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Event Planning Executive – Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19000367
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

Job Summary

Oversee all on-site details for executing group events| develop and follow
checklist/itinerary| and troubleshoot event problems. Serve as liaison and
contact person for coordinating details of events with clients| outside
vendors| meeting planners| and others involved in events. Design| confirm| and
communicate room layouts and set-up requirements for special events. Enter and
retrieve information contained in computer databases using a keyboard| mouse|
or trackball to update records| files| and reservations. Transmit information
or documents using computer| mail| or facsimile machine. Operate standard
office equipment other than computers. Prepare weekly departmental payroll
paperwork. Assist management in hiring| training| scheduling| evaluating|
counseling| disciplining| and motivating and coaching employees; and serve as
a role model and first point of contact of the Guarantee of Fair
Treatment/Open Door Policy process.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures| report
accidents and injuries| and complete safety training and certifications.
Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional| maintain
confidentiality of proprietary information| protect company assets| and
visually inspect tools| equipment| or machines. Welcome and acknowledge all
guests according to company standards| anticipate and address guests| service
needs| and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using
clear and professional language| prepare and review written documents
accurately and completely| and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others| support team
to reach common goals| and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of
other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Events Booking Center Executive – Marriott Hotel Al Forsan – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 190003OE
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Marriott Hotel Al Forsan| Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi| United Arab
Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Job Summary

Perform general office duties to support Sales & Marketing (e.g.| filing|
sending emails| typing| faxing| copying). Prepare sales-related documents
throughout the sales process (e.g.| proposals| contracts| or banquet event
orders). Promote awareness of brand image internally and externally. Gather
materials and assemble information packages (e.g.| brochures| promotional
materials). Use sales techniques that maximize revenue while maintaining
existing guest loyalty to Marriott. Enter| retrieve| reconcile| and verify
information (e.g.| commissions| leads| third parties) in software involved in
the sales process. Answer guest questions about property facilities/services
(e.g.| hours of operation| rates and room types| packages| promotions|
entertainment| restaurants| special events). Serve as the point of contact for
clients and communicate with them by phone and email to respond to questions
and requests.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal
appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary
information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests
according to company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs;
thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and
professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and
completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and
maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach
common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other
employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Assistant Sales Manager – Groups & Events – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 190002KE
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort| Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi|
United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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The St. Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years
ago| with the opening of the St. Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob
Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth
Avenue| St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke
service. Today| with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world| St.
Regis is a place where trends are born| boundaries are broken and guests can
simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis.

Job Summary

Contact appropriate individual or department (e.g.| Sales| Data
Administration| Accounting) as necessary to resolve guest calls| requests| or
problems. Use sales techniques that maximize revenue while maintaining
existing guest loyalty to Marriott| including up-selling. Determine and give
complimentaries to guests as gifts for their patronage (e.g.| rewards points|
show tickets| gift certificates). Promote awareness of brand image internally
and externally. Process requests for redeeming Marriott Rewards points.
Process all reservation requests| changes| and cancellations received by
phone| fax| or mail. Enter Marriott Rewards information into appropriate
software when taking guest reservations. Answer| record| and process all guest
calls| requests| questions| or concerns. Perform general office duties to
support Sales & Marketing (e.g.| filing| sending emails| typing| faxing).
Assist management in training and motivating employees; serve as a role model.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal
appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary
information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests
according to company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs;
thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and
professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and
completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and
maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach
common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other
employees. Monitor the performance of others to ensure adherence to quality
expectations and standards. Read and visually verify information in a variety
of formats. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less
than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job
duties as requested by Supervisors.

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Group- Conference and Events Sales Executive – Hilton – Dubai

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JOB DESCRIPTION
  A Group| Conference| and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will maximise revenue
opportunities in the areas of group reservations| conferences and events by
driving sales leads and increasing conversions.
What will I be doing?
As Group| Conference| and Events (GCE) Sales Executive| you will maximise
revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations| conferences and
events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GCandE Sales
Executive will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the
intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically| a Group|
Conference| and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will perform the following tasks
to the highest standards:

Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue
Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
Participate in hotel promotional activities

Events Executive – The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina – Dubai

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Job Number 190001YG
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina| Dubai|
United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company|
with more brands| more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow
and succeed. With 5|700 properties| you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in
more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at
www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™

Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina| ideally located alongside
Dubai’s largest private white sand beach| Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
& Marina is an iconic destination among the most luxurious of Dubai Beach
Resorts. Featuring a classic chic decor are subtle purple accents| our 220
Rooms and suites are designed to stimulate your creativity while offering
breath-taking views and outstanding resort facilities will enrich your
experience.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina Peaceful retreat
settled on Jumeirah Beach| the resort offers the perfect destination for the
entire family to unwind and recharge with a breath-taking array of recreation
activities| and close proximity to major Dubai local attractions. Featuring
exceptional views over the Arabian Gulf| our impressive neoclassical
architecture fills our five-star luxury beach resort in Dubai with charm and
inspiration.

The Events & Groups Sales Team is in charge to sell and plan any kind of
functions in the complex. In order to deliver successful events for our
clients all team members need to effectively communicate all relevant
information to all departments within the hotel and must ensure this
information is understood and service is delivered as per our high service
standards.

_Job responsibilities will include| but not limited to the following:_

Entering blocks in the system in order to pull proposals and contract| following the standards as set out by management

Following up and leads and ensuring activities are up to date

Sales orientated approach when dealing with clients and carrying out site inspections

Sales Calls/Entertainment as and when required| with a possible minimum of 10 per week once the role is established

Partaking in organized sales blitz and cold calling days

Entering group rooming lists and preparing group resume in a timely manner in advance of arrival

Meet and greet the group leader/organizer while onsite

Pre/Post group billing

Liaise effectively with all operational colleagues| providing support and information to ensure accurate delivery of our promise

Ensure that all administration is processed quickly and efficiently.

Closely monitor accounts revenue and business production from travel trade market

Participate in the review meetings with Director of Revenue and sales team

Participates in Trade Shows and promotional events

_To move into this position you should have_

Tenure in current position minimum 2 years

Experience in similar

Good command of the English| must be well spoken and with a strong presentation skills.

Opera Sales and Catering master

Attention to details

Strong Organizational Skills

Self-motivating

Positive thinker

Working times will be as per office hours however successful candidates will be required to work additional hours to meet the demand of our business and the clients. ·

Experience in handling groups of up to 100 guests as well as events & weddings of up to 500

guests

Hospitality degree or equivalent

Knowledge of the UAE market is an advantage

Marketing Manager – P&O Marinas – Dubai

p and o marinas dubai

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p and o marinas dubai
VAC4215 – P&O Marinas Marketing And Customer Service Manager
DivisionMarine
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
DepartmentP&O Marinas – DEP
Closing Date22-Nov-2018
About the company
P&O Marinas is a DP World company established to develop world class locations for the mooring of yachts and the hospitality of their owners, captains, guests and the local residents. After the successful experience of Mina Rashid Marina (Dubai, UAE) where we offer berths for some of the world’s largest yachts, P&O Marinas extended its management and operations to four marinas in Dubai, located along the beautiful coast of Jumeirah.
Our ongoing focus is to expand beyond Dubai through the world creating lifestyle destinations for yachting enthusiasts, local residents and tourists, offering a wide range of amenities and services ranging from private and hotel accommodation, shopping centres, sailing and sports clubs to cruise terminals, for the benefit of communities and economies globally.

About the role
Based in Dubai at Mina Rashid office, the Marketing & Customer Service Manager is responsible to plan, manage the events, communication, branding & CSR events for P&O Marinas, seeking to increase brand awareness towards our clients, community & stakeholders to meet business objectives and goals through delivery of innovative, efficient & cost-effective solutions. And to lead and manage the customer care team to achieve department objectives in all aspects of customer care management.

Key Responsibilities
Lead agencies and internal team members to plan & execute all Events &Communication & PR activities (marketing materials, advertising, client communications, direct mail, marketing campaigns, content for trade publications, events, exhibitions, conferences, etc.)
Develop and implement an Events, Communication and Brand strategy, that clearly demonstrates the values and objectives of the company and support the Company strategy.
Create and develop innovative marketing campaigns, tools and activities.
Responsible to undertake the development and production of all marketing collateral in both print & electronic forms.
Develop and manage tactical marketing and PR campaigns to support the exhibitions strategies and achieve specific business objectives.
Develop and manage creative and effective ways to enhance engagement with customers& stakeholders as well as the wider public with an effective digital & social media plan
Responsible for Direct Marketing campaigns.
Develop the annual marketing plan in conjunction with management and manage execution of the plan with the resources available in the team and within allocated budgets.
To assist with the company branding activities – including signage and assisting all Departments with events & activities.
To monitor effectiveness of P&O Marinas marketing plan and regularly benchmark with industry and global brand positioning & awareness
To develop & lead the company CSR efforts by coordinating with social and humanitarian associations, government and non-government organizations.
To lead vendor negotiations ensuring cost and quality play a key component in our partnerships.
Manage stakeholders by maintaining good relationships and address issues and expectations and recommend possible solutions
To effectively lead the team and nurture a culture of responsibility offering learning & development opportunities
Manage the customer care Department daily operations and ensure main responsibilities accomplished within agreed KPI and within agreed time frames.
To overlook customer’s grievances and to ensure that similar mistakes do not occur in the future by setting up procedure for better customer satisfaction.
Develop strategies for Complaint management and handling of repetitive Complaints in order to maintain high customer satisfaction.
Ensure customer service department follows company’s policies and requirements by monitoring corporate standards.
To Liaison with Government Relation team to resolve complex issues addressed.
Manage and ensure the implementation of the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey
To ensure all department policies and procedures are updated and are in compliance with the company standards.
To assist in planning, implementing and controlling budget by ensuring all decisions are taken within the allocated budget.
To handle various projects and missions assigned by Managements.
To review and enhance Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to incorporate all commercial processes and systems as part of overall commercial strategy to attract and retain customers.
Define and prioritize new processes that adds value to CRM by providing faster and efficient customer services.
Ensure detailed customer profiles are established and up to date business plans for each customer is maintained through appropriate database management.
Clearly define the role of customer help desk by identifying and emphasizing on key functionalities that provides value added services and meets the requirements of customers and clients as well as day to day management of helpdesk activities.
Responsible for the preparation of the annual property budgets for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service.
Monitors market conditions regularly and communicates to appropriate staff and board any market changes that need to be addressed. Monitors market rents as they pertain to setting organization’s property rents.
Qualification and Experience
In order to give credible support to the organisation and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:

10-15 years of Marketing/Communications experience preferably with industry experience. Experience at a media/events agency would be desirable. Exposure to logistics, shipping, maritime industries would be a plus.
Effective organisational skills with a strong ability to Multi – task is a must.
Analytical & logical thinker capable of managing budgets & resources effectively.
Proven ability to manage a multi-cultural team and able to work under pressure often putting in the desired number of hours for effective event management
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English & Arabic (would be preferable)
Presentation & speech writing skills.

ASSISTANT BANQUETING manager wanted Waldorf hotel – UAE

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah UAE

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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah UAE
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah UAE

ASSISTANT BANQUETING MANAGER
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
 
Job Summary
An Assistant Restaurant Manager oversees all Food and Beverage operations, including Restaurants, Bars, Café, Room Service, Conference and Banqueting and Kitchens to ensure high standards of quality and service.
 
What will I be doing?

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will oversee all Food and Beverage operations including Restaurants, Bars, Cafe, Room Service, Conference and Banqueting and Kitchens to ensure quality and service by performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
 
Manage the food and beverage service to consistently meet high standards as defined by the hotel and Hilton brand standards
Effectively control the flow of customers and the interaction between the front and back-of-house throughout service
Ensure Team Members maximize all sales opportunities
Ensure Team Members consistently maintain brand standards and high levels of customer service
Handle all customer inquiries in an appropriate and professional manner
Accurately manage all transactions during service

Manage Team Member schedules, stock, and wastage levels
What are we looking for?

An Assistant Restaurant Manager serving Hilton Brand hotels is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Previous experience in organizing food and beverage service in a range of outlets
Experience in supervising a team
Ability to demonstrate delegation skills
Flexibility to respond quickly and positively to a range of work situations
A passion for developing others to be part of a winning team

Sales Events Manager wanted at Beach Rotana – Abu Dhabi

beach rotana hotel abu dhabi

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beach rotana hotel abu dhabi
beach rotana hotel abu dhabi

Expiry Date: 2018/11/22
Ref. JB3838844
Sales – Events Manager
Beach Rotana
 
Job Description
We are currently looking for young, dynamic, self motivated Catering Sales professionals who want to move their careers forward.

As an Events Manager you are responsible for the success of the meeting, catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business, plan meetings / events, co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before, during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key responsibilities such as:

Promote efficiency, confidence, courtesy and an extremely high standard of social skills.
Ensures that all lead requests are handled as per the policy and not exceeding the lead handing timeframe policy.
Ensures active follow up on sent offers.
Preparation of offer letters according to the guest requirements. Ensuring company standards are in place.
Proactive and expected to do sales calls or joint sales calls with corporate sales colleagues to maintain client relationships and to develop new accounts.
Responsible for planning, retaining and developing existing business as well as acquiring new business and growing our market share by promoting Hotel.
Attends weekly department head meetings, works closely with Director of C & E/ Director of sales on future business planning and provides input and information during weekly revenue meetings.
Introduces ideas to leadership team to enable property to remain competitive.
Responsible for coordinating and anticipating all needs of the event.
Develop active communication and close rapport with Sales Offices and other sources of sales/Events information & support.
Maintain timely and responsive communication with all accounts and prospects
Handles all incoming group & banquet leads generated, jointly with the concerned sales division including all communication, negotiation and contracting required
Assess group business to maximize contribution from available public space, generating room revenues whilst achieving banqueting budgets
Yields all leads prior to the offer letter being sent out, in terms of, venue assigned or rates offered
Seeks feedback on rates, availability and offer letters from department head
Ensures that Sales and Catering System is well managed, maintained and updated as per company policy & standards.
Intimately know our competitive set with pricing and SWOT.
Responsible for a monetary goal to be mutually agreed upon by the Director of Catering/ DOS.
Ensures all Group’s & Events are handled as per the policy and company standards
Regretting business should be cross sold to other sister property where applicable.
Supervision and communication with Banquet Operations during events and assuring guest satisfaction throughout the event.
Inspect function rooms on a daily basis
Responsible for arranging the post conference meeting with the meeting planner/ decision maker
Responsible for handling unexpected requests of the customer
Seeks feedback on rates, availability and offer letters from department head
Fully aware of the available equipment in the hotel
Provides functional assistance and direction to the C&B Operations team
To fully comply with the hotels credit policy in obtaining pre-payment or approved credit letters for all events
Ensures the preparation of Event Order as per departmental standard and assuring proper distribution of the same.
Inspects all function areas before events to ensure set up in accordance to customer specifications
Conducts exit interview with the meeting planner and records the data in the hotel’s CRM system
Follows up on event orders to assure clear line of communication with other departments, especially banquets operations and the kitchen
After Sales to keep the relationship with the customer for repetitive business
Arranges or conducts site inspections of the hotel’s facilities
Ensure that the standards required by Law and by Management are maintained at all times in the areas specified above
Skills
Education, Qualifications & Experiences

You should ideally have a degree in hospitality with previous experiences in catering sales within a hotel. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and strong interpersonal and negotiations skills are essentials. Computer literate and previous experiences with Opera are an advantage.