Conference Services Manager

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Wyndham San Diego Bayside San Diego, CA

Company
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.596124B60CC7E1D7
AJE Ref #
576135628
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Convention Services Manager to work at our beautiful Wyndham San Diego Bayside property in San Diego, CA. The Conference Services Manager is responsible for coordinating and supervising assigned group business after it is booked by the sales department, and through completion of the event or function, while maintaining profitable operations and high quality products and service levels. He/she is expected to market ideas to promote business and meet budgeted productivity while keeping quality consistently high. The Meeting Services Manager is also responsible for acting as a liaison between client and operating departments to ensure a successful meeting and to generate repeat business. Fundamental Requirements: * Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention. * Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner. Follow up on all turnovers within 24 hours via telephone and within 3 days with written correspondence. * Know meeting room setups and capabilities. * Know sleeping room configurations and types. * Respond to requests by Meeting Planners immediately. * Use the Partnership Agreement to meet client needs. * Have comprehensive knowledge of all operational departments within the hotel guest services, reservations, housekeeping, audio visual, switchboard, accounting, restaurants, bars, and engineering. * Interact with outside planners, vendors for event setup. * Maintain pricing integrity and propose upscale menus for clients. * Create, review and revise rooming lists and VIP lists. * Manage existing accounts and follow up with client resolicitation to capture future business. * Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise. * Manage the function book and adjust space in order to ensure maximum potential revenue. * Be visible on the floor and assist staff as needed during functions. * Be involved in and/or conduct departmental and hotel training (One-to-One Training, etc.)