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Hyatt New York, NY, USA
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
Event Planning Manager Grand Hyatt New York NY - New York City Catering/Event Planning Department Head/Manager Full-time Yearly US Dollar (USD) pay basis Req ID: NEW008290 US-NY-New York City Summary At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.    The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is servicing Sale bookings. This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include: administering the Sales agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage and A/V needs, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review. Event Planning Managers also are the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events.   Connected to the majesty and convenience of Grand Central Terminal, Grand Hyatt New York is the quintessential New York City hub, for exceptional dining, shopping and can’t-miss attractions. Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.   Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.   This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.   Hyatt Hotels and Resorts offers a competitive benefits package which includes: • Complimentary and discount room stays at other Hyatt Hotels and Resorts  • An extensive global network of advancement opportunities  • Competitive medical, dental and vision options  • Pre-tax commuter benefit  • 401k Retirement  • Fitness, mobile service and various other discounts are available to Team members   Qualifications A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. Refined verbal and written communication skills A minimum of 1-3 years of hotel event sales/event planning or comparable experience preferred Must be proficient in general computer knowledge Candidates should be extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to handle a fast paced environment Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program Preferd candidate has completed PSS or equivalent training