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Events Specialist

Posted July 13, 2021

Courtyard Poughkeepsie
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Verify on-property event planning and execution, provide on-property sales support for MSB property General Managers, and complete administrative duties. Serve as primary point-of-contact for guests organizing and attending meeting events at property to verify their end-to-end experience operates smoothly. Act as the primary point of contact for the Group Sales Office and Area Sales teams. Collect, develop, and submit content to update property websites on Administrative duties to be delegated at the discretion of property General Managers.

Follow all company policies and procedures, verify uniform and personal appearance is clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests’ service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, prepare and review written documents accurately and completely, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to guest concerns. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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Courtyard Poughkeepsie

2641 South Road/Route 9
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

(845) 485-6336

149 Room Hotel

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The Courtyard Poughkeepsie boasts a convenient location to popular area attractions, local businesses and top corporations, including Marist College, The Culinary Institute of America, and the IBM Poughkeepsie facility. Our Poughkeepsie, NY hotel features 149 renovated guest rooms and suites with luxury bedding, a comfortable seating area, large work desk with ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet access, well-lit bathroom vanities with Paul Mitchell® products, and more. Unique among hotels in Poughkeepsie, NY, our interactive GoBoard® enables guests to view the latest news, weather, and airport conditions. The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect.® - at our Poughkeepsie hotel offers cafe-style meals, Starbucks® coffee, and an evening cocktail service. Standing out among Poughkeepsie hotels, we offer a state-of-the-art business center with high-speed Internet, boarding pass station, and free printing services. Guests will experience a new perspective on travel when staying at the Courtyard Poughkeepsie hotel.