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Event Planning Manager

Posted November 25, 2022

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC
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Description

Join us for this incredible opportunity at the Hyatt-managed Hyatt Regency Washington, just steps away from the U.S. Capitol building.  Not only will you be part of a great team, you will also be part of a company that was one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022!   

***Financial relocation assistance is available if applicable.***

The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is to plan all details of the events that derive from sale bookings at our hotel.  This position is our internal meeting planner and acts as the liaison between the group's Meeting Planners and the hotel staff.  Responsibilities include: administering the Sales agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage and A/V needs, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review.  Event Planning Managers also are the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events.

We offer:

  • Free room nights, discounted, and friends & family room rates
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance after 30 days
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid vacation, sick days, new child leave, and flexible holidays
  • Paid Family Bonding Time and Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free colleague meals during shift
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Discounts at various retailers - Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Headspace and many more
  • Career growth opportunities locally in this area or throughout the country

COVID-19 Safety:

Hyatt Hotels follows all COVID-19 CDC and United States Health Department protocols for the safety of our colleagues and guests.

Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requirements

  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment
  • Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • 2-4 years of hotel event sales/event planning or comparable experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge
  • Ability to work within a team or independently
  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented and organized
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Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

(202) 737-1234

838 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

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Our Hotel

Discover our historic city from Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Enjoy easy access to the attractions of our nation's capital from the ideal location in popular downtown neighborhood. Walk to the U.S. Capitol, Smithsonian, and the National Mall, tour government centers, visit The White House, monuments and memorials, cheer on the Nationals or the Capitals - all just minutes from our Washington, DC hotel.

What Makes a Seamless Stay:

  • Explore the nation’s capital: Take advantage of our prime setting and explore all this fascinating city offers - from the Capitol Building just 1,287 steps away, to The White House and historic sights all around town
  • Tempting dining options: Indulge in seasonal flavors and signature cocktails on Capitol Hill. Our newly renovated restaurant, Article One - American Grill, is open daily for power breakfast, energizing lunch and a relaxing dinner. And don't forget to take a moment and enjoy one of the signature cocktails while watching the Big Game on the largest TV on Capitol Hill at our Lounge & Bar
  • Meet with a purpose on The Hill: Captivate and inspire your guests in our 38,000 sq ft of flexible meeting and event space, including the largest ballroom on Capitol Hill, and enjoy professional planning and creative catering services
  • Recharge and relax: Enjoy complimentary StayFit® fitness center with Life Fitness® circuit training equipment and year-round sky-lit heated swimming pool

About the management team

We are a team of over 450 dedicated, caring Hospitality professionals who work in synergy to fulfill the purpose of caring for people so they can be their best. Leading this team is the general manager, Gail Smith-Howard, who along with diverse Leadership Team, sets the tone for this hotel. Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill managers lead their functions with the same care- and purpose-driven passion our colleagues care for our guests. Altogether we ensure we are providing a memorable experience for our guests and colleagues.

Awards

2018 Hotel Association of Washington, DC Stars of the Industry Community Service Award
2018, 2017, 2016 The Washington Post Top Workplaces – one of 150 companies in DC area with the highest ratings from employees
2017, 2016, 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – maintain an overall TripAdvisor rating of at least four out of five
2016 CVENT Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S. – one of a 100 most popular meeting hotels in America