The Resort at Longboat Key Club
  • 18-Nov-2019 to 17-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • F&B - Event Planning
  • Longboat Key, FL, USA
  • Full Time

EVENTS PLANNER AND MANAGER

We are looking to add an Events Planner and Manager to our team. See below for details and to apply for the position. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an organization that believes our team members are our most important resource and therefore take great pride in selecting individuals that help us to achieve our clubs mission.

Job Requirements:

Three (3) years hotel catering sales and event management experience required            

  • Experience working in a 4 or 5-Star property required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills required; proficiency in MS Office, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Superior Delphi knowledge and understanding
  • Thorough knowledge of food and beverage, function set-ups, and front office procedures are required
  • Goal oriented team player with a proven track record for developing business
  • Aggressive/detail-oriented individual who can respect new business with proven closing skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills needed
  • Must be flexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • High level of creativity and positive, enthusiastic attitude towards the overall goals and vision of the department
  • Must be detail oriented and able to manage completing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Aggressively pursue new business to increase growth in catering revenue
  • Acts as one point of contact for clients from contract to post event
  • Suggestively sells space, menus and ideas which exceed client's expectations while maximizing revenues
  • Attend designated meetings to include site and planning visits as well as BEO, resume meetings and menu tastings
  • Works the Delphi system thoroughly, organizing and delegating traces for follow-up
  • Manages Assistants throughout the day to ensure that all work is being processed in a timely basis
  • Follow company and department policies for contracts and payments
  • Guarantee that all definite functions are detailed accurately on BEO's and Resumes, and properly signed and sent to the distribution list on appropriate due date
  • Monitor changes to BEO's and Resumes and ensure that accurate information is communicated to respective departments on a timely basis in order to provide the best service
  • Ensure that all definite functions are detailed accurately on Banquet Event Orders, signed by clients and distributed to designated department in a timely manner
  • Ensure files are kept organized and current with all required information
  • Follow-up with contact regarding any feedback about the event and/or billing questions
  • Guide, coach, counsel, develop, and inspire direct reports in a way to promote teamwork, communication and maximum productivity
  • Assists in the interviewing, training and evaluation process in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Willing and timely execution of other duties as delegated by leadership
  • Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and following company Dress Code policy
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures

Responsibilities

  • Aggressively pursue new business to increase growth in catering revenue
  • Acts as one point of contact for clients from contract to post event
  • Suggestively sells space, menus and ideas which exceed client's expectations while maximizing revenues
  • Attend designated meetings to include site and planning visits as well as BEO, resume meetings and menu tastings
  • Works the Delphi system thoroughly, organizing and delegating traces for follow-u
  • Manages Assistants throughout the day to ensure that all work is being processed in a timely basis
  • Follow company and department policies for contracts and payments
  • Guarantee that all definite functions are detailed accurately on BEO's and Resumes, and properly signed and sent to the distribution list on appropriate due date
  • Monitor changes to BEO's and Resumes and ensure that accurate information is communicated to respective departments on a timely basis in order to provide the best service
  • Ensure that all definite functions are detailed accurately on Banquet Event Orders, signed by clients and distributed to designated department in a timely manner
  • Ensure files are kept organized and current with all required information
  • Follow-up with contact regarding any feedback about the event and/or billing questions
  • Guide, coach, counsel, develop, and inspire direct reports in a way to promote teamwork, communication and maximum productivity
  • Assists in the interviewing, training and evaluation process in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement Willing and timely execution of other duties as delegated by leadership
  • Report to work at the scheduled time, neatly groomed and following company Dress Code policy
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life, 401(k) and much more!

The Resort at Longboat Key Club is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing will be conducted as part of the pre-placement examination. The company also conducts post-offer employment verifications, motor vehicle, and criminal background checks. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactorily completing the checks outlined above. The Resort at Longboat Key Club is also an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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