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Social Event Planning Manager

Posted June 10, 2021

Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Phoenix, AZ

About This Job


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 Social Event Planning Manager's primary focus is planning and servicing social events, mainly weddings, and select corporate groups. This position acts as the liaison between the Wedding Planner and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include: administering the agreement, detailing all food, beverage and A/V needs, working with vendors, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review. Event Planning Managers are the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events.

This position has a scheduled start date of August 1, 2021.

Hyatt colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer including: paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, medical healthcare, paid Family Bonding Time, Adoption Assistance, discounted and complimentary rooms at Hyatt locations across the globe, free colleague meals during shifts, and many more!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of wedding planning, hotel event sales/event planning or comparable experience preferred



About this Employer

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

5200 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

(602) 840-3610

119 Room Resort

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Welcome to Royal Palms Resort and Spa, where winding, cobblestone pathways lead to romantic nooks with crackling fireplaces. Renowned, high-energy culinary adventures. The sweet release of a four-star spa treatment. Impeccably planned business meetings. And so much more. Let Royal Palms lend beauty and inspiration to whichever path you choose.

Since it began as a couple’s desert getaway in 1929, this Phoenix, Arizona hotel has offered generations of guests the intimate atmosphere of a luxurious, private residence—along with the amenities of an award-winning resort. Unique among Phoenix and Scottsdale luxury resorts, Royal Palms is an enchanting mansion with 119 artfully appointed casitas, estate rooms and villas. On every stroll through this historic resort, guests will discover new treasures from the owners’ worldwide travels, along with the ever-changing sights, sounds and fragrances of citrus groves, exotic flora and splashing courtyard fountains. 


Royal Palms Resort and Spa features 119 beautifully decorated guest rooms, casitas and villas set among the lush landscaping of the historic property. Built in classic estate style, all rooms are appointed with plush Desert Dream pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen televisions and hand selected European furnishings.

Food and Drink

Tasteful in every sense, Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix is known for providing guests with artful culinary adventures. Our Mediterranean values run deep in our veins;  warmth, comfort and style along with timeless values, like family and friendship and a passion for good food make Royal Palms Resort and Spa a timeless classic.  We invite you to experience an array of dining experiences sure to engage your senses.

Weddings and Events

Inspiring generations of storybook weddings, Royal Palms Resort and Spa began in 1929 as a couple's cherished desert getaway in Phoenix, Arizona. Today, their devotion lives on in a romantic backdrop of towering palms, lush gardens, hidden nooks and regal, Spanish Colonial architecture.

Alvadora Spa

Intimate and tranquil, Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms Resort - located in the heart of the Phoenix and Scottsdale area - indulges the senses with natural beauty and the finest spa amenities. Eight treatment rooms are steeped in Mediterranean beauty, and many spill into serene, private indoor-outdoor courtyards. Experience therapies incorporating our calming Vichy showers or cascading outdoor 8-foot waterfall showers. Relax next to crackling fireplaces. Rejuvenate and reconnect with a couple's hot stone massage.


Watch your event rise to the extraordinary at Royal Palms, where an intimate, historic estate setting leaves no participant uninspired. In contrast with standard Phoenix meeting facilities, Royal Palms offers 20,000 square feet of meeting space that includes exquisite boardrooms, private salons, beautiful outdoor courtyards, an interactive restaurant, delectable catering and a rejuvenating spa - all the ingredients you need to foster creativity and memorability. To learn more about holding your Phoenix-Scottsdale meeting at Royal Palms Resort and Spa, view our online brochure.