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Meetings and Special Event Manager

Posted August 13, 2022

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Edwards, CO
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About This Job

Job Number

22039821

Job Category

Event Management

Location

The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, 0130 Daybreak Ridge, Avon, Colorado, United States VIEW ON MAP

Schedule

Full-Time

Located Remotely?

N

Relocation?

N

Position Type

Management

Job Summary

Assists in planning and execution of meetings and special events. Position assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. The position has responsibility for assisting in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales where appropriate.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience
  • High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

OR

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

Core Work Activities

Assisting in Managing Meetings and Special Events Operations and Budgets

  • Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition.
  • Assists in apprising property of all groups that will impact property operations.
  • Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the company’s business strategy and leads its execution.
  • Conducts daily walk-through of banquet floor to help ensure client satisfaction and quality standards.

Managing Profitability

  • Assists in developing working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed.
  • Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning.
  • Assists in managing department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

This position offers health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, accrued paid time off (including sick leave), life insurance, disability coverage, other life and work wellness benefits and may include incentive compensation.  Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. The salary range for this position is $45,263 to $86,301 annually.

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.

At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

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About this Employer

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

130 Daybreak Ridge Road
Edwards, CO 81632

+1 (970) 748-6200

180 Room Hotel

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Experience an exceptional Beaver Creek hotel at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. A year-round destination, our luxury resort on Beaver Creek Mountain offers guests an unforgettable escape in the heart of the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains. Boasting unparalleled ski-in, ski-out access, an exclusive partnership with Colorado’s highest-rated golf courses, a world-class spa and fine dining at Wolfgang Puck’s renowned Spago, The luxury resort’s amenities create a relaxing and revitalizing retreat you’ll return to year after year. Let us assist you in planning an astounding retreat at our Beaver Creek resort that you’ll remember for a lifetime. View a Photo Gallery of The Ritz-Carlton luxury resort in Colorado. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is a Tier 4 property in The Ritz-Carlton Rewards.