Director of Events

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Four Seasons - Vail

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Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Employer of Choice

 “The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion, and culture.  It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.” – Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts is FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” a recognition earned since the survey’s inception in 1998.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail

Located in the heart of Vail Village, the Resort offers 121 spacious, well-appointed guest rooms and suites; an award winning full-service spa; a renowned mountain steakhouse, Flame; and a lively food and cocktail hotspot, The Remedy.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail has received the industry’s most sought-after accolades, including Forbes Four-Star rating for the Resort.

Career Opportunity

The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified by its employees, people who share a single focus and are inspired to provide exceptional service. Be part of a cohesive team with opportunities to build a successful career with global potential.

Director of Events, Regular Full-Time

The Director of Events will oversee all group business and sales including conference and banquet events, individual receptions, weddings and celebrations. They will also be responsible for all event staff. This position will uncover, prospect and sell social catering segment business, in accordance with the objectives established in the Marketing Plan. Director of Events will monitor and motivate the sales activities and the social catering sales tea ensuring that all sales persons'' quotas are met. Director of Events will Lead Service Leadership team (including banquet leadership team). Position will ensure that all service persons’ MBO and upsell goals are met as well as implement and support all Sales and Marketing MOS.

They will be responsible for supervising the Events Department and be responsible for recruitment for and coaching and developing employees to achieve goals. They will be able to assist in the absence of the Director of Sales and Marketing. The Director of Events will also be responsible for long range strategic planning to include Events Sales Goals and Annual Marketing Plan. They will appropriately communicate with employees and managers to ensure client and guest needs are met and sales goals are achieved. 

Director of Events skills and qualifications needed:  College degree or equivalent experience.  Previous Director of Events, Director of Sales, or Sales Manager experience required.  Previous experience in a luxury hotel setting preferred. Working knowledge of excel, word and power point required.   

Must be fluent in English and possess legal work authorization in the United States.

Comprehensive Benefits

Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Vacation, holiday, and sick pay
Winter Season Lifestyle Benefit, which can be used towards one of the following: Merchant Ski Pass, ECO Transit Bus Pass, Parking Pass, or Fitness Membership
401k participation with company matching program
Complimentary stays at Four Seasons worldwide, subject to availability
Free shift meal prepared by the culinary team
Complimentary dry cleaning of employee uniforms
Learn more about what it is like to work at Four Seasons, visit us:

http://jobs.fourseasons.com/

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Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the ''EEOC is The Law'' Information poster please visit this website - http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Vail, CO, United States
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
Indefinite

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