Conference Services Planner

Delta, BC Administrative/Professional Full-Time (Regular)


Description

Position at Cascades Casino

Job type: Full-time

 

The Gateway to Your Future

 

 

If you can inspire and share a client’s vision of their ideal event, apply your creativity and organization skills, as a Conference Services Planner. You will turn customer dreams into flawless events by booking amenities, negotiating contracts and delivering an outstanding customer service experience.

 

We Provide

  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
  • Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
  • Development and training opportunities

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiates and up-sells contracts with clients for meeting space and guest rooms
  • Assists the client, site and/or department to plan an exceptional event while ensuring it meets their needs, expectation, and budget
  • Is the liaison between internal departments, management, and client – the keeper of every detail
  • Prepares invoices, and processes payments in accordance with the original agreed terms and contracts
  • Participates in event preparation activities such as menu design, signage, traffic flow plans, event schedule, vendor/delegate arrivals, and all aspects of the event.
  • Books all aspects of facilities, catering and events
  • Prepares and distributes various reports and banquet events orders to appropriate parties
  • Provides site tours for new and existing clients and assists clients in selecting event menus
  • Collaborates with other departments to review upcoming events and generate initiatives for new and repeat business
  • May perform duties off site

 

What You Bring

  • Three years’ experience in an event planning role in the hospitality industry or equivalent experience in catering
  • Post-secondary education in hospitality preferred
  • Proficient with word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet, navigation and presentation software
  • Experience with Hotel Property Management Systems preferred
  • Experience with Delphi Sales and Catering Software preferred

 

Why Work With Us?

Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 29 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what its like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

 

Get to Know Gateway

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada with 27 gaming properties in British Columbia and Ontario and two additional properties in Edmonton, Alberta. Across its entire portfolio, Gateway currently employs approximately 7,000 people and features approximately 334 table games (including 27 poker tables), 13,555 slots, 91 food and beverage outlets and 561 hotel rooms. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club.  In 2022, Gateway will celebrate 30 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Additional information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.  

 

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Gateway is a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity, Team-Work and Exceptional Customer Service. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.