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Director of Events

Bonus Plan Eligible, free meals when working, discount hotel rooms, discounts on home, auto & pet insurance!

Posted October 13, 2021

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
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Are you confident, highly motivated, creative, with strong desire to delight clients & lead a team to succeed? The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati is looking for an experienced Director of Events to join our team!

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Cincinnati Enquirer Top Workplaces 4 years in a row! 

The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati & Red Roost Tavern is located in the heart of the city! Just blocks from Paul Brown Stadium, Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Convention Center, and to all downtown Cincinnati has to offer. 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 pool, a Farm-To-Table full-service restaurant, and a quick service Market.

What does working at Hyatt Regency Cincinnati & Red Roost Tavern (RTR) mean to you? New experiences and fresh flavors at one of the best hotels & restaurants in downtown Cincinnati. Growth opportunities are bountiful, grow yourself and grow your career. Delicious, locally sourced ingredients are the centerpiece of our farm-to-table concept restaurant, Red Roost Tavern. Clientele are hungry for life and eager to savor new experiences, bring your Cincinnati charm and smile to Hyatt Regency Cincinnati & Red Roost Tavern (RTR) today!

Position Info

The Director of Events 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. Actively develop all subordinates, ensuring that they have opportunities to grow their catering, event management, and leadership skill base through personal attention, internal/external training, and participation in industry events. This position will be an active selling and servicing role. DOE will have a goal and will detail all groups they contract. This position also oversees the event planning team with an eye for detail.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years catering experience, hotels preferred
  • Highly developed business communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems
  • Able to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue
  • Creativity in designing events and menus in conjunction with the culinary department to maximize operating profit
  • Strong time management skills
  • Previous experience leading and directing a team
  • Confident and professional appearance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of banquet department (sets, AV equipment, scheduling, menu planning).
  • Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire employees to meet and exceed standards. Lead by example.

About Us

Davidson Hospitality Group is an award-winning, full-service hospitality management company overseeing hotels, restaurants, dining, and entertainment venues across the US. A trusted partner and preferred operator for Hilton, Hyatt, Kimpton, Marriott, and Margaritaville, Davidson offers a unique entrepreneurial management style and owners’ mentality that provides the individualized personal service of a small company, enhanced by the breadth and depth of skill and experience of a larger company. In keeping with the company’s heritage of delivering value, Davidson is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts, and Davidson Restaurant Group.

In keeping with the company’s heritage of delivering value to its owners and team members, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati & Davidson Hospitality offers a rich benefit program with a variety of benefits designed to enrich the lives and well-being of our team members and their families.

  • Free meal when working
  • Hotel Discounts
  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, bereavement, and Holidays)
  • Three Tiers of Medical Coverage / Vision / Dental Insurance
  • 24/7 Healthcare Concierge & 24/7 Teledoc service
  • Maternity Program / Cancer Program
  • Free Maintenance Medications
  • Company Paid Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
  • Critical Illness / Accident Insurance / Hospital Indemnity
  • Home & Auto insurance / Legal Assistance / Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program / Emergency Travel Assistance
  • 401K Match / Tuition Reimbursement

Working at Davidson is like nowhere else. It’s less of a job, more of a calling. It’s part career, part revolution. Because whatever you do here, you play a part in helping redefine the way quality hospitality is delivered to our guests, our clients, our partners, and each other.

EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hospitality is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required. We participate in E-Verify.

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About this Employer

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

151 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

(513) 579-1234

491 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Located just steps from the Duke Energy Convention Center, our Hyatt Regency Cincinnati hotel in the vibrant downtown district puts you in the heart of the action. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll find the ideal spaces to relax, work, and play. If you are a sports enthusiast, we are the closest hotel to Paul Brown Stadium and within walking distance to the Great American Ballpark. 

  • 491 newly transformed contemporary guestrooms with deluxe amenities and views of the city skyline or river
  • Just steps from Duke Energy Convention Center
  • Indoor heated saline pool
  • 24-hour StayFit™ Fitness Center