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Director of Events

posted October 2, 2017

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
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Creative & Motivated Director of Events looking to join top hotel in downtown Cincinnati; this is your the place for you! Come join the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and lead an amazing Event Team!
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About This Job

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, Radisson and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.

The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati is located in the heart of the city. Direct access to the adjacent Cincinnati Convention Center and to all downtown Cincinnati by enclosed walkways is just one of the outstanding features of the Hotel. Hyatt Regency Cincinnati has the largest hotel ballroom in the city at 14,219 square feet; a dramatic glass-enclosed pre-function area overlooking the four-story atrium and 14 additional meeting rooms. 491 guest rooms including 14 suites, set a new standard of luxury. Hotel facilities include a 24-hour fitness center, indoor saline pool, a full-service restaurant, and a quick service Market.

The Director of Events (Catering & Convention Services) is responsible for coordinating catering sales by establishing markets, goals and advertising techniques; coordinating with the Director of Sales to ensure profitable bookings; manage pricing policy of the property, ensuring proper payments for services rendered; developing and maintaining solicitation responsibilities; reviewing catering contracts; selecting, training and developing Team Members.

Our Company culture fosters teamwork, guest service, and individual accountability. We deliver the best service, quality, and value to every customer, every time. This is the driving philosophy of our business. We want our hotels to be the best and our guests to be beyond satisfied. To achieve that goal, we hire the most highly qualified people available and provide a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Health Insurance (3 plan options)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Company paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Company paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Company paid Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability Buy Up
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • 401k Plan with match up to 6%
  • Davidson We Care Team Member Assistance Program

To learn more about Davidson Hotels & Resorts visit our website, www.DavidsonHotels.com and apply today!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years previous experience in Catering/ Convention Services experience, hotel preferred.
  • Business communication and negotiation skills.
  • Read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Understanding/knowledge of computers and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.
  • Present a professional appearance and confidence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
  • Ability to design menus and events (with Executive Chef) to maximize operating profit.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of banquet department.
  • Excellent time management skills.

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.

Due to the volume of applicants we are unable to respond to all applicants. We respectfully request No Phone Calls Please.

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About This Employer

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

151 West Fifth Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Telephone (513) 579-1234

491 Room Hotel

cincinnati.hyatt.com

Choose the newly transformed Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and experience a hotel offering every possible convenience under one roof—including the city’s largest hotel ballroom.  Set in the heart of town, connected to the Duke Energy Convention Center and near an array of attractions and entertainment venues, the regal Hyatt Regency Cincinnati reigns supreme amongst downtown hotels.

Here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy your stay:

  • Spread out in spacious, newly transformed guestrooms, offering generous amenities and expansive views of the city or the river
  • Go down to The Banks, visit the National Underground Freedom Center, enjoy live entertainment, attend concerts, exhibits, spectator sports and more
  • Get adventurous … or do nothing at all.  Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue, take an invigorating dip in our indoor heated pool, keep up your fitness routine in 24-hour StayFit™ gym, or enjoy YogaAway™ in the privacy of your guestroom
  • Savor a variety of culinary delights, all of which are all thoughtfully sourced and carefully served  
  • Host memorable meetings or your dream wedding

Reward yourself with a stay at the newly transformed Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and experience the level of service you’ve come to expect from Hyatt. Make your reservations at Hyatt Regency Cincinnati today.