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Director of Banquets

Posted November 24, 2022

Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
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Description

Located in the heart of Baltimore across from Camden Yards Baseball Stadium, Home of the Orioles, and a short walk to the Inner Harbor, Hilton Baltimore is searching for a dynamic Director of Banquets to lead their team. Boasting 757 guest rooms and 63,000 square feet of event space, this beautiful property offers the opportunity for leadership and growth.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of banquet management experience, collaborative spirit, and union experience is a plus.

A Director of Banquets is responsible for managing the daily execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

What will I be doing?

As a Director of Banquets, you would be responsible for managing the daily execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Manage daily Banquet functions to include, but not limited to, planning, organizing and executing breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, etc.
  • Oversee the set up of function rooms to include, but not limited to, the placement of linens, silver, glassware and chinaware according to event specifications and a full inspection
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members
  • Communicate function specifications, procedures and changes with affected departments including, but not limited to, the Food and Beverage, Event Services, Property Operations, Audio Visual and Housekeeping
  • Oversee the break down of the function room and ensure proper storage of equipment
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards

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.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

The Benefits- Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as: 

  • Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay
  • Health insurance 
  • Career growth and development 
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Go Hilton travel discount program 
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
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Hilton Baltimore

401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1629

(443) 573-8700

757 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Hilton Baltimore hotel holds a prime place in the Inner Harbor, a popular historic, cultural and business district. Our downtown hotel is next door to Camden Yards and across the street from M&T Stadium. We’re also connected to the Baltimore Convention Center and a quick 15 minutes to BWI Airport. Restaurants, indoor/outdoor event spaces, fitness options - we have something for everyone.

  • Connected to Baltimore Convention Center by sky bridge
  • 2-minute walk to Camden Yards
  • Walking distance to Inner Harbor dining, shopping and attractions
  • Fitness center, pool and many rooms and suites overlook Camden Yards
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf - the only one in the region
  • Heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna