Conference Services Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(8/19/2021 10:08 AM)
ID
2021-31551
Type
Regular Full-Time
Property Name
Islander Resort
Location
82100 Overseas Hwy Islamorada Florida 33036 US

Overview

Opportunity:  Conference Services Manager

 

Manage operation of the Conference Services Department overseeing coordination of conference and meeting groups in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards. 


Potential Career Path   

Sales Manager – Director of Catering Sales – Director of Sales

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.   
  • Plan and conduct pre and post-convention meetings with clients and respective departments.
  • Establish rapport with and entertain meeting planners while promoting hotel facilities and services.
  • Conduct walking site inspections throughout property.
  • Monitor in-house group activity, providing assistance as needed.
  • Communicate with sales, front office and reservations in order to coordinate and monitor guest room blocks and special reservation needs.
  • Assign banquet/meeting rooms set up based on needs of clients.
  • Review banquet associates’ work to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist sales staff in promoting hotel, developing leads, and securing re-bookings.
  • Coordinate activities of various departments to service accounts.
  • Document tracking of group activity. Access and input data into a computer system to generate account history reports.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years' of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

 

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

 

 

About Us

The Islander Resort offers luxury accommodations on over 24 acres of an oceanfront getaway, featuring stunning views of our gorgeous native gardens and the soothing hues of the Atlantic Ocean.

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