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Event Manager

Posted May 3, 2021

Hyatt Regency Austin
Austin, TX
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At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.  

 

The Event Manager handles both local catering and groups sales bookings. This person has an assigned quota and is also responsible for handling Sales groups. This position is responsible for solicitation of new business, handling inquiries, detailing Sales groups. This manager is also responsible for detailing events and ensuring guest satisfaction.

 

The Event Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events, as well as groups with sleeping rooms. This position works closely with Hotel Sales Managers in contract negotiations and servicing groups as it relates to catering and convention services. Primary sales efforts are in Banquet Food, Beverage and Meeting Room Rental and may include menu planning, agenda setting, hotel meeting services, hospitality amenities, and special VIP requests. Duties also include contract review and facilitating communication before, during and post event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service.

Event Managers also host hotel tours, maintain strong customer relationships, participate and may lead event meetings, and other staff meetings, and work as a team member with the sales and catering staff. The manager also works closely with an assigned Administrative Assistant and other support staff.

 

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.


Qualifications

  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment
  • Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge
  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program
  • Prefer candidate has completed PSS
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About this Employer

Hyatt Regency Austin

208 Barton Springs
Austin, TX 78704

(512) 477-1234

448 Room Hotel

austin.regency.hyatt.com

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Our Hotel

Discover the contagious energy of the city in the quiet comfort of our downtown Austin location. Fresh off a $47-million-renovation, Hyatt Regency Austin is perfectly nestled on the shores of Lady Bird Lake with close access to 6th Street entertainment, the Austin Convention Center and South Congress for dining and shopping. Take a 5-minute walk to South Congress Bridge around sunset in the summer to catch Austin’s famous bat show, featuring over 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats.

 What Makes a Seamless Stay:
  • Gracious urban guestrooms: 448 clean, smoke-free and pet-friendly guestrooms, including 16 suites and 13 ADA accessible units
  • Incredible location: Reach 6th Street, Lady Bird Lake, South Congress, downtown and any artsy Austin neighborhood in a matter of minutes
  • Flexible function space: 50,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, from the 17thfloor Foothills Ballroom to the 17,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor Zilker Ballroom
  • A fresh wedding perspective: Tasty catering, elegant ballrooms and expert staff for South Asian, same-sex receptions and more
  • Stress-free activities: Live music at Regency Rhythms, Pints & Poses vinyasa yoga, soothing hot tub spa and more 

Does the Hyatt spirit shine in you?

Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren’t just met—they’re exceeded. It’s a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It’s a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards... whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

It's all about authentic hospitality

We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt. We believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who exceed their service expectations. In today's competitive environment, that says a lot about who we are.  We care about our associates and we care about our guests.

At Hyatt, hospitality isn't just a business; it’s a calling.  It’s a calling evidenced in the thousands of decisions and interactions made everyday by passionate employees throughout our company. Because hospitality is the core of who we are, it extends well beyond our guests. Our unique brand of authentic hospitality is also experienced by our employees.  

We do this by infusing every facet of the Hyatt employee experience with the same degree of hospitality that we show our guests.