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Executive Meeting Manager

Posted May 6, 2022

Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Watters Creek Convention Center
Allen, TX
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About This Job

Our hotel offers a sophisticated interpretation of the Texas urban landscape reflecting the energy of booming North Dallas, blending rustic design materials with curated art and the latest technology. A remarkable 79,000 square feet of meeting and convention space accommodate gatherings of any size. We are looking for a dynamic, goal oriented individual to join our team! EMM will sell and service all catering events and group business do up to 59 rooms on peak. Assist in the overall efficient operation of the Sales Department, manage accounts to achieve guest satisfaction and solicit new and past business to ensure revenue goals are met or exceeded.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Responds in a timely manner to incoming group/catering business opportunities.

Ensures that all business is booked within hotel parameters.

Conducts hotel site inspections and client presentations.

Create contracts and other related booking documentation as required. Manage and maintain client account files.

Prospect for new business – participate in sales blitzes, cold calling and contacting former clients to solicit new business and attends industry events/programs as needed.

Builds and maintains strong client relationships.

Detail events to include all food & beverage, set up and audio visual needs. Ask appropriate questions of the clients and make suggestions to ensure the details meet the group and the hotel’s needs.

Create group resumes and communicate client needs to all departments of the hotel. Ensure hotel staff follows through on all requests.

Use negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have at least 1-2 years of relevant experience. CI/TY knowledge is a plus. Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.  Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Knowledge of a hotel structure and how all departments interact.  Ability to effectively communicate with customers in a friendly and positive manner, in order to solicit business, meet client needs and resolve complaints.  Ability to move throughout the hotel to conduct site inspections. 

NOTE:        

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor. 

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Watters Creek Convention Center

777 Watters Creek Boulevard
Allen, TX 75013

(469) 675-0800

300 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Experience Our Stunning Convention Center Hotel near Dallas

Introducing Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Convention Center, located just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas in Allen, TX. This stunning Allen hotel offers a sophisticated interpretation of the dynamic Texas urban landscape reflecting the energy of booming North Dallas, and blending rustic design materials with curated art and the latest technology. The hotel guest rooms and suites feature thoughtful accommodations, including lush linens, productive workspaces, local artwork and high-speed Wi-Fi. The culinary offerings deliver a true Texas dining experience—with a few delightful surprises thrown in. A remarkable 79,000 square feet of meeting and convention space accommodates gatherings of any size, from an intimate gathering to a conference of 1,000. Enjoy unique cuisine, ample parking, a fitness center, an expansive patio and pool, plus high-end shopping and dining across the street. Relish in luxury at our Watters Center Convention Hotel near Dallas.