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Assistant Banquet Manager

posted November 7, 2018

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Des Moines, IA
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Hilton Des Moines Downtown is seeking an Assistant Banquet Manager! This newly constructed Hilton hotel recently opened its doors as the only hotel directly connected to the Iowa Events Center, which comprises a world-class convention center and the Wells Fargo arena. Boasting over 14,000 square feet of tech centric event space, the banquet team at Hilton Des Moines Downtown is committed to executing flawless events. Come join our team to find out why Hilton Hotels is ranked as one of the Best Companies to Work For!



An Assistant Banquet Manager is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.



What will I be doing?


As an Assistant Banquet Manager, you would be responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Assist in the management of all Banquet operations to include, but not limited to, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, cost controls and overall profitability, marketing initiatives, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Supervises food and beverage set up and clean up
  • Assist in planning, organizing and executing all banquet functions including, but not limited to, breakfast, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring and developing team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing and training team members
  • Greets clients and responds to guest requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner

Requirements

What are we looking for?


Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!





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About This Employer

Hilton Des Moines Downtown

435 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 241-1456

330 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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Welcome to Hilton Des Moines Downtown, a bright and modern hotel in step with the tech-centric area. Part of the Des Moines Skywalk system, the hotel is connected to the Iowa Events Center – perfect for convention attendees – and offers quick access to offices, local dining and Des Moines attractions. We have plenty of conveniences for your stay, including a signature restaurant, indoor pool, fitness center, and 14,000 sq. ft. of stylish event space.

  • Connected to Iowa Events Center and Des Moines Skywalk
  • Blocks from I-235 and just 5 miles from DSM Airport
  • 330 guest rooms, including suites and executive suites
  • Restaurant and bar, room service, and 24-hour snack shop
  • Heated indoor pool and complimentary fitness center
  • Event space for 400 guests, including a 10,000 sq. ft. ballroom