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The Ritz-Carlton Doha

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Job description

At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

The position assists in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales. Ensures the team meets the brand’s target customer needs, ensures employee satisfaction, focuses on growing event revenues and maximizes the financial performance of the department. Assists in the development and implementation of property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees and provides a return on investment.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 3 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; 1 year experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Assisting in Managing Event Management Operations and Budgets

• Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition.

• Reviews scheduled events and troubleshoots potential challenges/conflicts.

• Ensures the property is apprised of all groups that will impact property operations.

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

• Assists with the oversight of Event Operations including Banquets, Event Services and Event Technology.

• Assists with the oversight of event planning team (BEO/Resume writers).

• Ensures meeting 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.

• Assists in the execution of brand service initiatives in event management areas.

Managing Profitability

• Introduces ideas to leadership team to enable property to remain competitive.

• Encourages calculated risk-taking to generate incremental revenue and deliver excellent guest service.

• Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishes prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.

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

 
The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Doha, Qatar
Department
Events
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

The Ritz-Carlton Doha

Discover The Ritz-Carlton, Doha and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf. From the city’s traditions and culture to its modern amenities and exciting attractions, this five-star Doha luxury hotel provides guests with convenient access to all this unforgettable destination has to offer.

After a day spent exploring, guests at The Ritz-Carlton in Doha, Qatar, can rejuvenate their bodies and souls at the hotel’s spa, indulge in an array of exceptional dining options or simply take in the view from their luxurious accommodations.

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