Executive Meeting Manager

Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC

Location: US - IL - Chicago

Dec 29, 2017
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Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.

Property Info

The Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC boasts a convenient West Loop location and an array of amenities to relax and inspire. Our signature Great Room offers ample space for working, meeting with friends or simply relaxing after a long day; while guest rooms feature Marriott luxury bedding, Enhanced High Speed Internet and premium movie channels. A Concierge Level is also available and some rooms offer scenic downtown views. Our hotel's location in the medical district is also near many top attractions, including Little Italy and the United Center. Offering 4,812 square feet of high-tech event space, our venue is an ideal destination for business conferences or social gatherings. Other on-site amenities include Rook's Corner, our popular restaurant and lounge. Whether in Chicago for business or to explore the city, we look forward to welcoming you with our hotel's innovative style and intuitive service.

Position Info

The Executive Meeting Manager will serve as primary contact for meeting and banquet functions to ensure that while on property all preparations have been made as detailed on Banquet Event Orders, last minute needs and changes are responded to expediently, and that the client feels welcome and important during their function. In addition to coordinating responsibilities, the Executive Meeting Manager is responsible for all bookings of fewer than 10 rooms for any market other than social, where there is no previous sales manager relationship. The EMM is responsible for booking and detailing events 30 days out for any market other than social without previous sales manager relationship.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• 1-year food and beverage experience.
• Minimum 1-year hotel/sales experience.
• Professional appearance and confidence.
• Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
• Business communication skills written and verbal.
• Understanding/knowledge of Microsoft office.
• Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM system preferred.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.

EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
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