Conference Services & Catering Coordinator

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time Adminstration Hospitality

Job Description

Conference Services & Catering Coordinator

Primary Location: United States-Scottsdale-Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Employee Status: Regular 






Conference Services & Catering Coordinator

To actively and independently support the role of the Catering Managers and Directors, in order to provide the best service possible to the client.


Company Overview: Picture a shimmering oasis overlooking the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell mountains - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers luxury and world class hospitality with over 200,000 square feet of meeting space.  This award-winning meetings resort recently opened 102 new guest rooms in June 2016, bringing the total number of rooms to 750. In conjunction with the guest room expansion, the resort is creating three dynamic new outdoor venues for groups: Sunset Beach, the Great Lawn and a new western town, Copper Canyon. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess was recently recognized with the AAA Five Diamond rating for its 25th year, making it one of the longest running AAA Five Diamond Resorts in the America’s. The only thing missing is you!

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Catering and Conference Services, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Managing client requests, either in their absence or at the request of the  Catering manager or Director. 
  • Prompt response to client inquiries, comprehensive management of PM System bookings to include all required information for file creation and applicable maintenance
  • Accurate and timely general document and correspondence production, organization and distribution between clients and managers in the department.
  • Assist Managers with day-to-day tasks relating to guest interaction, preparation, distribution, and organization of Banquet Event Orders, correspondence, filing, telephone and other duties assigned.


  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Minimum High School Diploma, diploma or degree from a recognized institution in Business Administration or in Hospitality/Tourism preferred, but not required.
  • Computer literate with a minimum keyboarding speed of 65 wpm.
  • Fully conversant with Windows,  Excel. Knowledge of Opera helpful.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated, and have the ability to prioritize and follow through.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced /pressured environment.
  • Pleasant out-going personality/good interpersonal skills. 
  • Adhere to Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Grooming Guidelines. Click here to view:

Visa Requirements: Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.


APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. F/M/D/V




Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Closing Date: 08.Mar.2018, 1:59:00 AM

Job Number: SCP03096