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Specialist-Events

Posted January 24, 2023

Washington Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
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About This Job

Job Number

23014186

Job Category

Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location

Marriott Marquis Washington DC, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States VIEW ON MAP

Schedule

Full-Time

Located Remotely?

N

Relocation?

N

Position Type

Non-Management

Position Summary

Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions, make introductions, and ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event order in order to gather guest information, determine proper set up, timeline, specific guest needs, buffets, action stations, etc. Respond to and try to fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet event arrangements to ensure compliance.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests’ service needs, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects). Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces as well as up and down stairs and/or service ramps. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.  Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.



Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels

, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

Jw Marriott

is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.
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Washington Marriott Marquis

901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

1,175 Room Hotel

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Scheduled to open in 2014, the 1,175-room, 49-suite Washington Marriott Marquis is designed to reflect its surroundings and complement the adjacent Washington, DC Convention Center. With more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a grand lobby with atrium skylight and five separate retail and restaurant outlets on the ground floor, the hotel is poised to be the next great social hub in the city. Be among the first to experience this vibrant addition to the nation's capital, submit a RFP at DCMarquisMeetings.com today.