Executive Meeting Manager

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Little Rock Marriott Little Rock, AR

Company
Little Rock Marriott
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.5968AEB9142F169C
AJE Ref #
576148305
Location
Little Rock, AR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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Company Info Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.; Property Info Immerse yourself in the unrivaled luxury of the Little Rock Marriott. Already regarded as the city's premier downtown destination, our hotel has recently undergone a complete transformation, with redesigned guest rooms, meeting rooms, and public spaces. The result is an extraordinary combination of style and substance, coupled with the intuitive service that you have come to expect from a Marriott. Stunningly reimagined hotel rooms and suites provide luxury amenities including spacious, well-lit workspaces and marble bathrooms. Many of our rooms offer awe-inspiring views of downtown Little Rock, or of the Arkansas River. The new-concept Heritage Grille Steak and Fin Restaurant serves American cuisine with a creative twist. Our refurbished meeting and event spaces, including the intimate Arkansas Ballroom, provide a surpassingly elegant backdrop for your Little Rock gathering; many also offer sweeping river views. For luxury without compare here in the heart of the city, join us at the Little Rock Marriott.; Position Info Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! The Executive Meeting Manager will serve as primary contact for meeting and banquet functions to ensure that while on property all preparations have been made as detailed on Banquet Event Orders, last minute needs and changes are responded to expediently, and that the client feels welcome and important during their function. In addition to coordinating responsibilities, the Executive Meeting Manager is responsible for all bookings of fewer than 10 rooms for any market other than social, where there is no previous sales manager relationship. The EMM is responsible for booking and detailing events 30 days out for any market other than social without previous sales manager relationship. Qualifications: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. 1-year food and beverage experience. Minimum 1-year hotel/sales experience. Professional appearance and confidence. Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts. Business communication skills written and verbal. Understanding/knowledge of Microsoft office. Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM system preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members. EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.