With an unrivalled location on Wacker Drive, just off Michigan Avenue, the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is in the heart of everything that is Chicago. The hotel boasts 334 spacious guestrooms, Hoyt’s Chicago restaurant and bar, 24-hour business and fitness centers and over 16,000 square feet of private event space. Many of our guest rooms offer stunning views of either the city or the famed Chicago River.
The Hotel offers 47 vacation ownership units in partnership with Wyndham Hotel Group’s sister company, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. As the world’s largest developer and marketer of flexible, points-based vacation ownership products, Wyndham Vacation Ownership has developed or acquired more than 185 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 23,000 individual vacation ownership units.
The Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is part of the prestigious Wyndham Grand® ensemble of distinguished hotels within the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand that represent one-of-a-kind experiences in key destinations with refined accommodations, attentive service and relaxed surroundings. Wyndham Hotel Group,part ofthe Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) familyof companies, isthe world’slargest hotel companywith approximately 8,000hotels and over 689,800 rooms in 73 countries.
The Director of
Education & Experience:
Event Planning & Operations is responsible for coordinating, supervising
and directing all aspects of the Banquet’s operations and Event Services while
maintaining profitabilty and high quality products and service levels. He/she
is expected to market ideas to promote business; reduce employee
turnover; maintain revenue and payroll budgets; and meet budgeted productivity
while keeping quality consistently high.
- At least 4 years
of progressive experience in a hotel or events management experience; or a
4-year college degree and at least 1 years of related experience; or a 2-year
college degree and 2 or more years of related experience.
- Must be
proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.
- Strong knowledge
of service standards, and different service types (French, Russian, etc.)
of food and beverage preparation techniques, health department rules and
regulations, liquor laws and regulations.
organizational and logistical management skills required to coordinate and
execute multiple events held simultaneously.
- Familiarity with
and knowledge of employment laws required.
and proficient with Union Contracts.
supervisory responsibility required.
- Long hours
holidays & evening hours are required.
be able to sit at a desk for up to 5 hours per d