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Director of Event Operations

posted February 8, 2017

Courtyard Junction City
Junction City, KS
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About This Job

Position Description

Job Purpose:

To schedule banquets, parties, etc., ensuring all arrangements are made so as to provide the customer with a very high level of service and quality. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determine amount of future business and work load requirements with information gathered from sales department.
  • Requisition required help and instruct work expectations for banquets.
  • Meet with function group leaders to determine last minute changes and discuss various set-up arrangements.
  • Ensure proper service to clients during the banquet.
  • Ensure proper cleaning of all equipment after function is completed.
  • Supervise assigned banquet personnel: hiring, terminating, training and developing.
  • Schedule banquets, parties, etc.
  • Assist personnel in setting up a function room to the desired specifications set forth by the sales office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

  • Read and interpret business records and statistical reports.
  • Use mathematical skills to interpret financial information and prepare budgets.
  • Analyze and interpret policies established by administrators.
  • Understand government regulations covering business operations.
  • Make business decisions based on production reports, similar facts, and experience.
  • Deal with the general public, customers, employees, union and government officials with tact and courtesy.
  • Plan and organize the work of others.
  • Change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.

Job Qualifications:

Education -

  • Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management required.

Experience -

  • Two (2) years supervisory experience in banquet operations with three (3) years hotel operations experience; OR, an equivalent level of education and experience.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Relocation:  Company paid or reimbursed relocation costs as agreed upon at time of hire
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerMinorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans Click here to view EEO is the Law

Note:  To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at www.jqhhotels.com/careers.

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About This Employer

Courtyard Junction City

310 Hammons Drive

Junction City, KS 66441

Telephone (785) 210-1500

119 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel and Geary County Convention Center in Junction City, Kansas is conveniently located off I-70 at Exit 298. Easily accessible to area businesses and attractions such as Fort Riley, Kansas State University and Milford Lake. Courtyard surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Guests can relax in one of our 119 spacious guestrooms, featuring a comfortable sitting area, large work desk and free high speed internet. They can start their morning with a reasonably priced healthy breakfast. Anyone can book an event in our attached 16,000 square-foot convention center. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 800.

Courtyard...the hotel designed by business travelers.