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Senior Events Manager - Capital Hilton

Location:
US - DC - Washington
Date Posted:
11/19/16 2:30 PM
Company Name:
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
Capital Hilton's ideal location in the heart of Washington DC and just two blocks from the White House and three MetroRail stations, makes it the perfect hotel for exploring our Nation's Capital. Our historic DC hotel is located within walking distance of museums and memorials, theatres and art galleries, shopping, dining, nightlife, and more. Stay at Capital Hilton to make visiting Washington DC's top attractions even easier, including the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and Georgetown.

Our stylish 550 guest rooms feature amenities such as WiFi access (fee) and plenty of electrical outlets for charging devices.

Book a meeting in one of 16 downtown DC meeting rooms totaling 30,000 sq. ft. of function space, including the intimate 16-person Michigan room for executive board meetings and the Presidential Ballroom set banquet-style for 600. The opulent Presidential Ballroom has served heads of state, entertainers and business leaders, proving a unique event space with a history of success.

A Senior Event Manager with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for executing written sales agreements for large-scale and complex full-service meetings, conventions and events and the successful execution of such events in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. Hilton remains an innovative, forward-thinking hospitality leader by offering best-in-class products, services and amenities to ensure that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. From inaugural balls and international award galas to business events and personal moments, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brand's reputation and what it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

What will I be doing?

As a Senior Event Manager, you would be responsible for executing written sales agreements for large-scale and complex full-service meetings, conventions and events and the successful execution of such events in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

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Execute written sales agreements for large-scale and complex full-service meetings, conventions and events with more than 300 cumulative room nights
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Negotiate terms and pricing of vendor partner agreements and service agreements with companies and organizations affiliated with group business
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Maintain relationships among the customers, their representatives and the hotel to ensure full participation in servicing accounts
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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
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Partner with operations departments
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Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
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Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
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Recruit, interview and train team members


Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton Worldwide has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton Worldwide remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

H Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

I Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

L Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

T Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

O Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

N Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes in our Team Members:

  • Living the Values

  • Quality

  • Productivity

  • Dependability

  • Customer Focus

  • Teamwork

  • Adaptability


What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and, depending upon eligibility, a vacation or Paid Time Off (PTO) benefit. You will instantly have access to our unique benefits such as the Team Member and Family Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates at many of our hotels for you and your family, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. After 90 days you may enroll in Hilton Worldwide's Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. Hilton Worldwide also offers eligible team members a 401K Savings Plan, as well as Employee Assistance and Educational Assistance Programs. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Hilton Worldwide Team Member. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members in the United States. All benefits listed may not be offered at all locations. This is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

Job Categories
F&B - Convention Services / Events
Property
Hilton Capital
Entry Level Position
No