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Sales & Events, Training Specialist, LATAM

Posted September 22, 2022

Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Chicago, IL
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The Opportunity

Hyatt Hotels Corporation seeks a Specialist, to lead and train our Sales & Events Operations colleagues at new hotel openings and delivery of new offerings globally. As a trainer in the organization, you will be a part of a 14-person organization to support our hotel Sales & Events operations.  You will be collaborating closely with the broader Global Hotel Operational Services Teams, and internal stakeholders within Global Operations, where you’ll be instrumental in continuing to make Hyatt a leading hospitality company.

Who We Are

Hyatt is proud to have a culture of care where coworkers become friends and family. Since 1957, our employees and our guests have served as the heart of our business and made Hyatt one of the best hospitality brands in the world, with more than 130,000 colleagues across more than 70 countries. As we continue to grow – we never lose sight of what’s most important: People.

Why Now?

We are in a time of extraordinary transformation. Passion for personal travel combined with the explosive growth of the global business has underpinned our growth for years. Hyatt is at the epicenter of the evolution of travel - and we are looking for passionate change makers to be a part of our journey. When you join Hyatt, you will join a world of possibility.

How We Care for Our People

Well-being is the ultimate realization of our purpose — we care for people so they can be their best. We believe this focus on employees is the key to our success and we’ve earned a place on Fortune’s prestigious “100 Best Companies to Work For®” for the last eight years, ranking No. 16 in 2021.

We’re proud to offer exceptional corporate benefits which include:

• Annual allotment of free hotel stays at Hyatt hotels globally

• Flexible work schedule and location

• Work-life benefits include wellbeing initiatives such as a complimentary Headspace subscription and a discount at the on-site fitness center

• A global family assistance policy with paid time off following the birth or adoption of a child as well as financial assistance for adoption

• Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our success is underpinned by our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. We are committed to diverse hiring, supporting our communities, and supplier diversity. Being part of Hyatt means always having space to be you. Our global teams are a mosaic of cultures, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, and identities. We constantly strive to reflect the world we care for with teams that achieve and grow together. To learn more about our commitments to DE&I click here.

Who You Are

As our ideal candidate, you understand the power and purpose of our Culture of Care and embody our core values of Respect, Integrity, Humility, Empathy, Creativity, and Fun. You enjoy working with a close fun team, are results-driven, and want a variety of opportunities to develop personally and professionally.

The Role

Responsibilities include an introduction, execution of training, and development of new Hyatt Sales & Events colleagues to the platforms that help them achieve and support the customer expectations.  This role will take direct ownership of tasks and training process needed to support teams in adopting Hyatt’s systems in a way that creates efficient business practices and allows teams to deepen customer relationship and drive topline performance.  This role will directly liaison with the Director of Sales & Marketing, Events, and General Manager to translate their business objectives into real-world examples with various on-property roles across sales and events teams to ensure systems and process competency drive efficiencies and results.  This role will require the management of multiple projects at the same time.

Additional responsibilities include

• Virtual Facilitator.  Our deployment and onboarding processes have been virtualized so this role will execute engaging virtual classroom series to guide on-property teams through the build and learning processes needed to adopt meaningful use of Hyatt’s systems.

• Lead the sales and events system’s introduction, training, and deployment processes for Hyatt’s proprietary sales and events systems to our newest hotels (openings and acquisitions).  This includes guiding our on-property teams to the system configurations which best fit their market segment needs and team dynamics to result in the most efficient customer relationship and revenue-driving business practices.

• Maintain a relationship with Hyatt’s internal teams globally that implement and train the systems installed at new Hyatt hotels.  This is done through regular meetings and interactions conducted remotely with vendor counterparts during each project to discuss project needs.

• Development of training materials for use by the Sales & Events team, the hotels, or our vendors.  Training materials include slide decks, trainers' notes, and videos.

• Ability to communicate among internal teams to ensure adoption and proper prioritization of product development.

Requirements

Qualifications

Experience Required: 

• 3 years of hotel experience in sales and events management

• Keen understanding and experience with hotel application usage and business impact

• While not a full-time traveling job, this role could require 25 - 50% travel to champion the support of our hotel operations

• Proficiency in verbal and written English and Spanish

Experience Preferred: 

• Excellent communication skills

• Spoken and written fluency in Portuguese, strongly preferred

• Experience with Hyatt systems including but not limited to, Reserve, Opera PMS, Envision, PRIO, IDEAS a strong plus

• Hotel openings and transitions experience a strong plus

• Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or a related field

• Experience with Sales platforms, such as Envision, Delphi, etc.

• Hotel Sales & Events experience

• Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve Envision Systems, Delphi, etc.

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all-encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

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About this Employer

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

150 N Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Telephone (312) 750-1234
Reservations (800) 233-1234

Corporate Office

careers.hyatt.com

We turn jobs into careers. Join us.

Hyatt is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. With more than 160,000 colleagues across more than 70 countries, we embrace all cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Our culture is one that empowers every person to be their best, and such authentic connection inspires how we care for each other and for our guests. We care for our colleagues with benefits and perks including travel perks, work-life benefits, training and upskilling opportunities, and personal wellbeing initiatives.

Hyatt's portfolio includes more than 1,150 hotel and all-inclusive properties across six continents, and the recent acquisition of Apple Leisure Group added 96 properties in 10 countries. Each of our brands provides a distinct experience, while all of our hotels deliver genuine care. This sets us apart from the competition and helps us fulfill our aspiration to be the most preferred brand everywhere we serve.

We care.

Our purpose – to care for people so they can be their best - defines us at Hyatt. We see it in the way we treat each other and our guests. It's our superpower. We channel this strength into our vision for evolving the future of hospitality. We create a culture of warmth, empathy and respect. We build connections, celebrate success and create inclusive environments, together. 

“Hyatt has a special place in my heart. When I was sick in the hospital, I received so much support from my peers at work and Human resources sent flowers along with a card. From that moment, I realized Grand Hyatt Washington was more than an employer, they were my family.” 

- Beverly, Room Attendant

We welcome you.

Being part of Hyatt means always having space to be you. We are passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion. Our global teams are a mosaic of cultures, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities and identities. We constantly strive to reflect the world we care for with teams that achieve and grow together.  

“At Hyatt, we love to connect with our guests and customers — and with each other. We host various events throughout the year, from company-wide Diversity Business Resource Group (DBRG) activities, to team-led events such as virtual breakfast clubs and happy hours.” 

- Danielle, Associate Vice President, Loyalty Finance

We open doors.

At Hyatt, there’s a home for every stage of your career. We nurture curiosity, helping you to learn new skills that support your personal and professional development. Chart your own journey by venturing into new roles, different brands and international opportunities. Here, doors are meant to be opened and horizons expanded. With us, you’ll discover a career you didn’t know existed.

We are in a time of extraordinary transformation and one of the things that people are looking forward to most is traveling. Hyatt is looking for passionate change-makers to be a part of our journey — with our digital and technology areas at the heart of where we are investing and growing.” 

- Julia, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Digital & Technology

World of Care.

World of Care is designed to address the pressing challenges faced by our colleagues, guests, owners and communities and enact meaningful change within its industry. Learn more.

Caring for the planet: 

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and preserving our natural resources.

Caring for people:

We care for the wellbeing of our colleagues, guests, owners and communities and are committed to advancing a culture of opportunity for all.

Caring for responsible business: 

We embrace our responsibility to create fair and ethical business, both within and beyond our company and Hyatt properties.

Awards and Accolades

2022 

•    100 Best Companies to Work For – FORTUNE 

•    100 Best National Large Companies to Work For – Built-In 

•    Chicago Best Large Companies to Work For – Built-In 

•    Chicago Best Paying Companies – Built-In 

•    Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign 

2021 

•    100 Best Companies to Work For – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign 

•    America’s Best Employers for Diversity – Forbes 

•    Best Places to Work – Glassdoor 

•    100 Companies that Care – PEOPLE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Workplaces for Women – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Workplaces for Millennials – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work