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Conference Setup Supervisor

Posted September 23, 2022

Newport News Marriott at City Center
Newport News, VA
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About This Job

The Newport News Marriott at City Center is looking for a Brilliant Host for our Conference Setup Supervisor position.


The Conference Setup Supervisor supports management in directing and coordinating activities of the room set up by performing the following duties. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes all job duties in a warm, hospitable, and welcoming manner.
  • Responsible for set up and breakdown of all Sales & Catering functions. Delegates and holds staff accountable for work assignments.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the entire banquet/conference center area.
  • Follows up with staff to ensure the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Assists co-workers whenever needed. Performs all duties of the Set-up Houseman.
  • Posts Set up Houseman’s daily set-up and cleaning schedule.
  • Performs daily inspections of the tables, chairs and meeting rooms for repairs. Advises manager of needed repairs.
  • Remains up to date with hotel events and guests, as they affect the areas of responsibility.
  • Supervises and trains the Set-Up staff in the proper method of Conference Houseman’s service. Proper methods are those within hotel and Crestline standards.
  • Provides linen set up in accordance with specific BEO requirements.
  • Assists with monthly and quarterly inventory counting procedures.
  • Responsible for knowing and abiding by all department, Crestline and hotel policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred. 
  • Must have at least two years of experience in conference center/banquet set up. 
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Must be able to follow directions and get along well with others.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

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Newport News Marriott at City Center

740 Town Center Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

(757) 873-9299

256 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Maximize your comfort and minimize your travel stresses when you stay at Newport News Marriott at City Center. Our hotel is located in city center Newport News, with access to popular destinations including Newport News Shipbuilding, Yorktown Beach, and Langley Air Force Base. Our hotel at Oyster Point is an ideal home base for exploring the area on foot or by car. Stay connected for work or pleasure with our high-speed WiFi and ergonomic workstations in every room. Fuel up on creative appetizers and hearty entrees for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our Newport News restaurant, Kitchen 740. Our fitness center offers cardio equipment and free weights to help you maintain your exercise routine while traveling, or take a lap in our indoor pool. From hosting a meeting with colleagues in our conference space, to exploring the many things to see and do in Eastern Virginia, you'll find everything you need at Newport News Marriott at City Center.