Conference Services Manager

Delta Hotels by Marriott - Regina - Regina, SK (30+ days ago)

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The Delta Regina offers stylish hotel living for business travelers and vacationing families here in Saskatchewan. The hotel offers 30,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and superb planning and catering services. The hotel also has one all day dining restaurant, room service, bar & lounge and a coffee shop. Our hotel offers easy access to downtown businesses, Mosaic Stadium, RCMP Training Academy and is connected to Casino Regina! We look forward to welcoming you to the Delta Regina.

The Conference Services Manager markets catering services, food and beverage, banquet facilities through direct client contact to maximize profits from food & beverage revenues and meeting room rental. Maintains ongoing relationships with hotel clients.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishes client base of organizations, associations, social and corporate businesses through direct outside and inside sales effort for the purpose of securing business for the hotel to ensure that predetermined sales expectations are met or exceeded
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key clients in order to produce additional business.
  • Negotiates food and beverage prices, meeting room rental, function space, room rates and hotel services. Confirms in writing to the client and affected departments all requirements via Catering Sales contract or Event Order.
  • Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities and exposes clients to facilities and services; entertains qualified potential clients.
  • Assists the client in menu planning; coordinates food, beverage, meeting room set-up, decorations and other services as requested by the client; assures that all requirements are communicated and completed to the clients specifications.
  • Ensures great attention to detail by ensuring all information is cross referenced between the catering bible and function contracts.
  • Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Has a clear understanding of the competition, conducting tours quarterly and keeps an up to date information binder on all catering competition.
  • Attends major functions that Catering department has coordinated as the point person for convener.
  • Follow company’s policies and procedures and is able to effectively communicate them to subordinates.
  • Limited travel may be required

Why work for The Delta Regina?

“Take care of your employees and they’ll take care of the guests” is the philosophy of our founder. At Marriott, caring for people and the community is part of who we are.

Marriott offers competitive compensation and benefits to all associates. At the Delta Regina associates receive:

Ø Competitive pay and advancement opportunities

Ø Uniform & Dry cleaning

Ø Take part in our Employee Reward Program

Ø Discounts on " Good Life Gym" Memberships

Ø Hotel Room Discounts with Marriott worldwide

Ø Discounts on Food and Beverages, as well as retail discounts at Marriott hotels around the globe.

In the ordinary course of business, compensation and benefits programs evolve as business needs and laws change. Therefore, the benefits outlined here may be subject to change.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible to live and work in Canada, without restrictions.

Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from all candidates upon interview.

The Delta Hotel by Marriott Regina is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Delta Hotel buy Marriott Regina does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Notification to Applicants: The Delta Hotel by Marriott Regina takes seriously its obligations under the applicable provincial legislation and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance. If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 306.565.1651 and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Event Planning: 1 year (Preferred)