Franchised Executive Meeting Manager

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Marriott Orlando Downtown

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Job description

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.

 

Please apply online at - https://marriottorlandodowntown.snaphire.com


Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, United Capital Corp. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.

 

Job Description 


We have transformed this hotel with a complete renovation and re-opened as the dazzling Marriott Orlando Downtown, conveniently located adjacent to the downtown UCF campus and nestled in the future Creative Village.  We are looking for an Executive Meeting Manager for our hotel that features 297 redesigned guest rooms and 15,992 square feet of sophisticated meeting accommodations.

The Executive Meeting Manager reports to the Director of Event Planning and is primarily responsible for ensuring that revenue goals are achieved or exceeded by proactively prospecting, facilitating and closing corporate business opportunities local catering (up to 50 people) and (up to 24 rooms peak) as well as event execution.  If you love to manage a group from creating their experience to executing the event, then the Executive Meeting Manager position is just right for you.

Responsibilities:
  • Identify new business that fits sales parameters by using a wide variety of means/tools.
  • Prospect for new business through individual creativity and innovation.
  • Solicit local transient accounts.
  • Negotiate corporate business that meets or exceeds resort revenue goals.
  • Produce accurate contracts, banquet/catering event orders and resumes within time frame set by hotel, responding to all leads and RFPs within 24 hours.
  • Outreach via phone to targeted markets.
  • Maintain accurate information in sales management tool (CI/TY) on all new and ongoing leads and accounts, including solicitation efforts and all activities up to date.
  • Conduct site inspections, local sales calls and attend appropriate trade shows and client events.
  • Negotiate contracts, upsell, ensuring that all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented.
  • Follow proper event management procedures for event execution to include, but not limited to, Banquet Event Order creation, F & B forecasting, resume communication, amenity/VIP designation and room block management.
  • Serve your booked group and catering clients and respond to questions about the event including, but not limited to, group room blocks, food and beverage, the function space, ancillary and vendor services, and related billing processes.
  • Ensure proactive communication other department managers and associates throughout the hotel to ensure seamless transitions occur and positive memorable experiences are created.
  • Participate in weekly BEO meetings with other departments and maintain accurate and timely internal hotel communication.
  • Create a dynamic and positive relationship with customer from sales phase through on site execution of events. This includes meeting the customer at the event to ensure proper event set-up and customer satisfaction. Take initiative to solve any problems by liaison with other hotel managers.
Desired Qualifications
  • 4 Year college degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-3 years hotel sales and/or event planning management/leadership experience for a major hotel chain or management company preferred.
  • Must learn and become proficient in all Marriott Systems within 30 days of hire date. SFAweb, CI/TY, MRDW, MARRFP and other pertinent systems required to perform the job.
Marriott Orlando Downtown is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. M/F/V/D

 

This company is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

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Requirements

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Orlando, FL, United States
Department
Events
Starting in
As soon as possible

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