Search 25,603 current hospitality jobs

Event Manager

Hybrid Opportunity

Posted November 25, 2022

Washington Hilton
Washington, DC
Save this job

About This Job

Description

The Washington Hilton is hiring an Event Manager!  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone that has a passion for events! Great compensation package and bonus. The Event Manager would be responsible for executing written sales agreements for moderately sized groups of 500 guests or less.

The Washington Hilton is located less than 2 miles away from The White House and National Mall.  Our 118,000 square feet of event space is carefully laid out over three floors. Highlights include a pillarless ballroom with rigging for lights, a private lounge with luxury seating, and an outdoor courtyard area complete with a firepit.  

Hybrid opportunity, based out of Washington DC

What will I be doing?

As an Event Manager, you would be responsible for executing written sales agreements for full-service meetings with 500 guests or less.  Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Maintain relationships among the customers, their representatives, and the hotel to ensure full participation in servicing accounts
  • Initiate verbal and written communication with customers and hotel departments outlining details and specifics of the event including, but not limited to, payment structure, food and beverage, public room rental, incremental and affiliate revenue streams, performance damages and master billing process
  • Monitor and develop team member performance with departments affiliated with making the event a success and execute the event to its completion.
  • Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate, and address issues and make improvements accordingly
  • Working with the team on Room Forecasting and conveying all financial updates within Hilton systems
  • Distributing BEOs, Group Resumes and all weekly tasks associated with the position.

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. Our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

What benefits will I receive? Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and, a vacation or Paid Time Off (PTO) benefit. You will instantly have access to our unique benefits such as the Team Member and Family TravelProgram, which provides reduced hotel room rates at many of our hotels for you and your family, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. After 90 days you may enroll in Hilton Worldwide's Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. Hilton Worldwide also offers eligible team members a 401K Savings Plan, as well as Employee Assistance and Educational Assistance Programs. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Hilton Worldwide Team Member. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members in the United States. All benefits listed may not be offered at all locations. This is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

Save this job

About this Employer

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009

(202) 483-3000

1,119 Room Hotel

www.hilton.com

Follow us:

Managed By

At A Glance

Located in the heart of Washington, DC, the Washington Hilton hotel is situated near the capital's most sought-after neighborhoods. Enjoy the best entertainment and nightlife Washington has to offer at the nearby Adams Morgan, Woodley Park and the U Street Corridor. This Washington, DC hotel is one mile from the Smithsonian National Zoo and only four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro. Discover iconic Washington attractions including the White House, National Monument and Lincoln Memorial.

Experience a memorable Dupont Circle hotel dining experience in The District Line Restaurant, offering regionally inspired comfort foods and seasonal dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy traditional American favorites, delicious seafood and healthy salads. Meet with friends over cocktails in the stylish TDL Bar, or unwind with your favorite drink and watch sports on one of 15 flat-screen TVs in the comfortable McClellan’s Sports Bar.

Stay in shape during your stay at this Washington, DC hotel in the heated outdoor pool and fully equipped fitness center. Unwind in the Heights Courtyard and enjoy flickering fire pits and calming water rock wall.

Make business easy at our Washington, DC hotel with a business center offering modern facilities and services. Hold meetings and social gatherings in our versatile meeting rooms providing up to 110,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space.