Event Manager

Sales & Marketing Denver, Colorado The Art Hotel Denver, Curio Collection by Hilton


Description

Position at The Art Hotel Denver, Curio Collection by Hilton

Come Join Our Team!

Commonwealth Hotels, LLC. is a superior hospitality management company with a "world-class" culture. We are a leading franchisee, committed to providing outstanding services to our guests through attention to detail, with integrity, pride, and intensity.

Currently we are looking for a top performing Event Manager.

What is in it for YOU?

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K with a company match!
  • Vacation/ Personal days & Holiday pay
  • Hotel Room and Food and Beverage Discounts
  • Travel Discounts for Travel and Food and Beverage
  • Personal Days Off
  • Online Training Courses
  • Commonwealth University (Grow your Career in hospitality)
  • Referral Program and Bonus
  • Flexible Health Care Spending Account
  • Day Care Flex Spending account
  • Direct Deposit
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate of the Month/Associate of the Year/Service Awards
  • Free Basic Life & Basic Accidental Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance Products for Self, Spouse and Dependents

As an Event Manager, you would be responsible for executing written sales agreements for moderately sized and moderately complex events and for the successful execution of such events in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Maintain relationships among the customers, their representatives and the hotel to ensure full participation in servicing accounts.
  • Initiate verbal and written communication with customers and hotel departments outlining details and specifics of the event including, but not limited to, payment structure, room block management, food and beverage, public room rental, exhibit hall fees, incremental and affiliate revenue streams, performance damages and master billing process
  • Partner with operations departments to execute events
  • Maximize revenues and control expenses through effective negotiation of services and accurate forecasting
  • Respond to guest inquiries and special requests and resolve issues and concerns in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
  • Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
  • Confirm billing procedures, ensuring client credibility and deposits and/or credit applications are received with adequate information and within an acceptable time frame
  • Service the events the day of in partnership with the Banquet Department

Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Understanding and proven success in the negotiation process.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to deliver presentations and conduct sales calls in a confident well-organized manner.
  • Applicants must be able to work weekends & holidays.
Salary: $55,000 - $65,000

Commonwealth Hotels was founded in 1986 and quickly became a superior hospitality management company with a world-class culture, sought after for our exceptional guest and associate satisfaction, market premiums, superior return on investment and a “Whatever It Takes” attitude. We are a leading franchisee of Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt brands. Commonwealth Hotels, home office is in Covington, KY and led by industry executives who have worked together for more than 30 years and have over 100 years of combined experience with hotels and city clubs in all markets across the United States. Our Mission at Commonwealth Hotels is accomplished by providing quality Products and Services to our guests through Attention to Detail, Integrity, Pride, and Intensity in all we do. This allows us to develop a special relationship with our guests, associates, and owners, carving out our niche in the marketplace. These actions across the board result in superior sales and financial performance.

As a Company we believe the true success of our operation rests with the associates who bring life to the bricks and mortar. A great hotel or club is created by great people who perform their job to the best of their ability and are always friendly and helpful to guest. The attitude of our associates all our associates is the mark which sets us apart from other management companies. As the property becomes known for its quality of service and attitude of its associates, the opportunity for growth and security on the personal level is enhanced. A quality operation begets quality people and this combination in turn yields satisfied guests.

At Commonwealth Hotels, “We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. Employment is decided on qualifications, merit and business need.” EOE/Drug Free Workplace