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Meetings & Special Events Manager - The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara - (21133437)

Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Live Fully at Marriott International #1 Leader in Hospitality

At Marriott International, you have the opportunity to grow in your career, work with teammates that feel like family, and help make our world a better place.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara located at 8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA is hiring a Meetings & Special Events Manager.

Responsibilities include:
Assists in planning and execution of meetings and special events. Position assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. The position has responsibility for assisting in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales where appropriate.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.
2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.
Assisting in Managing Meetings and Special Events Operations and Budgets
Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition.
Assists in apprising property of all groups that will impact property operations.
Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the companys business strategy and leads its execution.
Conducts daily walk-through of banquet floor to help ensure client satisfaction and quality standards.
Managing Profitability
Assists in developing working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed.
Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning.
Assists in managing department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
Creates an atmosphere in all event management operations areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
Sets a positive example for guest relations.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
Strives to improve service performance.
Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

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