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Events Specialist

Posted January 25, 2023

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Palm Desert, CA
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About This Job

Job Number

23014312

Job Category

Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, 74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, California, United States VIEW ON MAP

Schedule

Full-Time

Located Remotely?

N

Relocation?

N

Position Type

Non-Management

Job 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.

The pay range for this position is $21.00 to $21.00 per hour and offers health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, earned paid time off and/or sick leave, life insurance, disability coverage, and other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. 

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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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

1-760-341-2211

884 Room Resort

careers.marriott.com

Your Palm Desert resort experience begins as you turn onto the palm-lined path leading you to JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Discover a breathtaking luxury hotel in Palm Desert, CA; a vibrant oasis complete with a backdrop of cascading water in our spacious lobby and gondolas to take you through our resort's waterways. Enjoy the desert's finest dining and drinks at Mikado. The Spa at Desert Springs beckons you with the promise of ultimate relaxation and a healthier state of mind. Take advantage of two golf courses, tennis, Starbucks, a high-energy nightclub, four sparkling swimming pools, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, and retail shops! Our Palm Desert luxury resort offers richly-appointed hotel rooms, conveniently close to Palm Springs events like the BNP Tennis Tournament and Coachella or Stagecoach Music Festivals. Dazzling indoor and outdoor event spaces provide an array of flexible venues. Discover a leader in style and service among resorts in Palm Desert at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa.