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Event Planning Manager

Posted June 3, 2022

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
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At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused demonstrating Care in all aspects of their role. 

The Event Manager handles both local catering and groups sales bookings. This person has an assigned quota and is responsible for solicitation of new business, handling inquiries, booking and detailing sales and event 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 and 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.

What are we looking for:

More than 50 years ago, in 1967, the Hyatt Regency Atlanta opened our doors.  Since then we have continued to bring people together in our efforts to create a “World of Understanding”.  Referred to as the “Hotel of Hope” by Martin Luther King Jr we look to each of our team members to continue to bring our vision to life through our values:

  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Humility
  • Fun

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate the following attributes

  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment
  • Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependability and accountability
  • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program

What you can expect:

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.

Hyatt has the best to offer including:medical health care (after 30 days), free colleague meals during shifts, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, paid Family Bonding time, discounted and complementary rooms at Hyatt’s across the globe and much more!

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Hyatt Regency Atlanta

265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 577-1234

1,260 Room Hotel

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Hyatt Regency Atlanta, with its signature Polaris blue dome, has been a landmark destination since its grand opening on Peachtree Street in 1967. In 2011, the hotel completed an historic $65 million transformation that renewed Hyatt Regency Atlanta’s look and feel, as well as its restaurants and dining experiences, technology and functionality.

The 22-story Hyatt Regency Atlanta was the world’s first atrium hotel and today is one of America’s premier meeting and convention facilities with 180,000 square feet of ballroom, exhibit, and meeting and hospitality space. With 1,260 guest rooms, Hyatt Regency Atlanta is a preferred destination for business and leisure travelers from around the world.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street. The hotel is a convenient drive from Atlanta’s airport, connected to the city's MARTA transit system and just blocks away from the city’s major destinations, including the Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Dome, the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola.