The iconic Hotel del Coronado is looking for a talented Director of Events to lead this incredible team! It's an exciting time to join the resort with a recently completed $400 million dollar renovation project.
Located on Coronado Island just minutes from Downtown San Diego, this 28-acre property was built in 1888 and has over 700 rooms (to include cottages and villas), 96,000 square feet of meeting space, and 12 food and beverage outlets. This includes 4 restaurants, 2 bars, food truck, marketplace, ice cream shop, and in-room dining.
Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,100 properties with more than 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. We have more than 69 million members in our award–winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.
Strategic leadership of the team responsible for the successful servicing of confirmed Group programs (meetings and conferences). Responsible for revenue maximization and control of meeting and food and beverage expenses through market development, solicitation plans, meeting space and room block management, negotiation of supplier services and accurate forecasting. Responsible for successful execution of all Group programs to achieve key performance indicators, annual budget, loyalty and performance goals for group meetings and events. Works closely with Director of Group Sales to maintain standards for business processes between group sales and events to ensure quality of booking criteria and contract integrity.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Hilton from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
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:
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
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:
With its iconic red turrets piercing the taut horizontal lines of an azure California skyline, the Hotel del Coronado radiates with a confidence of gracious Victorian splendor that is without equal.
Built in 1888, this classic beachfront respite near San Diego, California has long been heralded as one of America’s most beautiful beach resorts. A pronouncement underscored by its designation as a National Historic Landmark in 1977.
A living So Cal legend for more than 130 years, The Del has a rich history as the host to celebrities, royalty and beach-loving families. Today, this legacy is carried on by our extraordinary Team Members.
We believe that hospitality isn’t just a job, it’s a journey of self-discovery. Our Team Members are phenomenal professionals who work together to deliver inDELible experiences for every guest. As a part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, Team Members at The Del have access to international travel perks, career advancement opportunities and industry-leading benefits.