Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.
 
Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

 

Marriott International, Inc. Nashville, TN, USA
May 15, 2019
Full time
Events Specialist   Posting Date May 14, 2019 Job Number 19001FHI Job Category Administrative Location Nashville Vanderbilt Shared RI, 1800 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, United States VIEW ON MAP Brand Residence Inn Schedule Full-time Position Type Non-Management/Hourly Start Your Journey With Us Residence Inn by Marriott helps guests thrive while on long stays so they can perform at their best. Spacious suites with full kitchens offer the comforts of the modern home, while employees provide service with a human touch to business and leisure travelers alike. Working at Residence Inn, you will build relationships grounded in team work and experience the legendary Residence Inn service culture which focuses on delivering against the unique needs of long stay guests. Find Your World™ at Residence Inn by Marriott. Job Summary     Verify on-property event planning and execution, provide on-property sales support for MSB property General Managers, and complete administrative duties. Serve as primary point-of-contact for guests organizing and attending meeting events at property to verify their end-to-end experience operates smoothly. Act as the primary point of contact for the Group Sales Office and Area Sales teams. Collect, develop, and submit content to update property websites on Marriott.com. Administrative duties to be delegated at the discretion of property General Managers. Follow all company policies and procedures, verify uniform and personal appearance is clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests’ service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, prepare and review written documents accurately and completely, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to guest concerns. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors   Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Marriott International, Inc. Toronto, ON, Canada
May 14, 2019
Full time
Senior Events Manager   Apply   Posting Date May 13, 2019 Job Number 19001AYC Job Category Event Management Location Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada VIEW ON MAP Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Management Start Your Journey With Us At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.   JOB SUMMARY Prepares all event documentation and coordinates with Sales, property departments and customer to ensure consistent, high level service throughout the pre-event, event and post-event phases of property events. This position primarily handles complex events. Ensures a seamless turnover from sales to service back to sales. Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue by up-selling and offering enhancements to create outstanding events. Supports and acts on behalf of the Director of Event Management or Director of Event Planning and Operations in his/her absence. Serves as the event planner’s primary contact (following turnover) on property and is responsible for his/her experience. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management or related professional area. OR 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Executing Event Operations Solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements if necessary. Leads pre-event and post-event meetings for assigned groups. Identifies operational challenges associated with his/her group and works with the property staff and customer to solve these challenges and/or develop alternative solutions. Manages customer budgets to maximize revenue and meet customer needs. Oversees his/her customer experiences from file turnover through the post event phase until turnover back to sales. Conducts pre- and post-event meetings as required to review/communicate group needs and feedback. Manages group room blocks and meeting space for assigned groups. Adheres to all standards, policies, and procedures. Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members. Executing the Sales and Marketing Strategy Up-sells products and services throughout the event process. Participates in customer site inspections and assists with the sales process when necessary. Acts as liaison between field sales person and customer throughout the event process (pre-event, event, post-event). Managing Profitability Manages revenue and profitability associated with events. Forecasts group sleeping rooms and event revenue (catering and audio-visual) for his/her groups. Reviews billing and payments with clients. Providing Exceptional Customer Service Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels. Handles guest problems and complaints. Makes presence known to customer at all times during entire event process. Follows up with customer post-event. Greets customer during the event phase and hands-off to the Event Operations team for the execution of details. Strives to improve service performance. Sets a positive example for guest relations. Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with associates. Coordinates and communicates verbally and in writing with customer (internal and external) regarding event details.   Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.   Notification to Applicants:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel  takes seriously its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance. If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 905-366-5227 or email CanadaApplicationAccommodation@marriott.com and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.
Marriott International, Inc. Toronto, ON, Canada
May 14, 2019
Contract
Event Coordinator (contract)   Apply Posting Date May 13, 2019 Job Number 19001DXF Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary Location The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, 1 Harbour St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada VIEW ON MAP Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Non-Management/Hourly Start Your Journey With Us At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.   Job Summary      Assist other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests. Maintain cleanliness of work areas throughout the day, practicing clean-as-you-go procedures. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems. Exchange information with other employees using electronic devices (e.g., pagers and two-way radios, email). Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.        Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications. Follow all company policies and procedures, ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests' service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, prepare and review written documents accurately and completely, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.     Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.   Notification to Applicants : The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto takes seriously its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance. If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please call 905-366-5227 or email CanadaApplicationAccommodation@marriott.com and a member of our Human Resources team will respond to your request. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accessibility accommodation as part of the recruiting process.
Marriott International, Inc. Kissimmee, FL, USA
May 10, 2019
Full time
Conference Coordinator (NE) Apply   Posting Date May 09, 2019 Job Number 19000YQX Job Category Event Management Location Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP Brand Gaylord Hotels Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Management Start Your Journey With Us Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a “consider it done” spirit to work. In return, you’ll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards. JOB SUMMARY Manages the execution of all aspects of events to include planning, day to day coordination and exit strategies. Serves as meeting planning advocate and liason to all operational departments. Verifies on-site delivery of hotel products and services according to conference group plans resulting in a positive meeting experience. Utilizes software for generation of necessary program. Advises client on current status of events and function. Coordinates any changes necessary. Maintains program knowledge by attending planning meetings, conference calls, reviewing group resumes and banquet event orders (BEO’s) prior to group arrival. Partners with Conference planning team to verify issues are identified and resolved. Attends planning visits, welcome receptions, tie-down meetings, any internal meetings related to security, parking or production. Proactively resolves potential meeting or room set issues. Utilizes available resources to meet client requests or resolve client issues. Verifies that room requirements such as lighting, temperature, AV equipment, and room set meet client expectations.   CANDIDATE PROFILE   Education and Experience • High school diploma or GED; 3 years in the event management or related professional area. OR • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management or related professional area required.   CORE WORK ACTIVITIES   Assisting in Event Operations • Manages the execution of all aspects of events to include planning, day to day coordination and exit strategies. • Serves as meeting planning advocate and liason to all operational departments. • Assists with coordination of all convention group plans and catering needs with all required operational departments. • Verifies on-site delivery of hotel products and services according to conference group plans resulting in a positive meeting experience. • Utilizes software for generation of necessary program documents to include but not limited to pass on reports, Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s), post convention report and change logs. • Advises client on current status of events and functions, including items pending and action items. Coordinates any changes necessary. • Maintains program knowledge by attending planning meetings, conference calls, reviewing group resumes and banquet event orders (BEO’s) prior to group arrival. • Partners with Conference planning team to verify issues are identified and resolved. • Attends planning visits, welcome receptions, tie-down meetings, any internal meetings related to security, parking or production. • Resolves potential meeting or room set issues proactively. • Utilizes available resources to meet client requests or resolve client issues. • Verifies that room requirements such as lighting, temperature, AV equipment, and room set meet client expectations. Providing Exceptional Customer Service • Delivers excellent customer service throughout the customer experience and encourages the same from other employees. • Coordinates and communicates event details both verbally and in writing to the client and property operations. • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints. • Uses personal judgment and expertise to enhance the client experience. • Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. • Works to continually improve customer service by integrating obtained feedback and personal judgment into action plans.   MANAGEMENT COMPTENCIES Leadership • Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. • Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods. • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develop and evaluate alternatives and solutions, solve problems, and choose a course of action. • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values. Managing Execution • Building and Contributing to Teams - Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals. • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required. • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed. Building Relationships • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards. • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential. Generating Talent and Organizational Capability • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of own assignments and suggests improvements to work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit. • Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives. Learning and Applying Professional Expertise • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others. • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations. • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct. o Event Planning - The ability to connect with customers, detail events, upsell products and services, manage multiple customers at a given time, be detailed orientated, understand and have a working knowledge of catering and event management systems. o Event Services - Have a working knowledge of standards and procedures for proper meeting room and table set-ups, various meeting room and table configurations and the set-up of staging and dance flooring. • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities. o Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.). o Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues. o Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. o Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. o Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.     Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.