Delivering hospitality, creating value... every customer, every time is our guarantee not only to our external guests, but to our team members. At Davidson, we know that is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. Our goal is to recruit, hire, train, support and retain the best hotel team members in the industry. We seek motivated team members who have a passion for service, know how to have fun and desire to provide legendary service. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, and 401k retirement plan. When you join Davidson Hotels & Resorts, you become family. Join us today!
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.
Immerse yourself in the unrivaled luxury of the Little Rock Marriott. Already regarded as the city's premier downtown destination, our hotel has recently undergone a complete transformation, with redesigned guest rooms, meeting rooms, and public spaces. The result is an extraordinary combination of style and substance, coupled with the intuitive service that you have come to expect from a Marriott. Stunningly reimagined hotel rooms and suites provide luxury amenities including spacious, well-lit workspaces and marble bathrooms. Many of our rooms offer awe-inspiring views of downtown Little Rock, or of the Arkansas River. The new-concept Heritage Grille Steak and Fin Restaurant serves American cuisine with a creative twist. Our refurbished meeting and event spaces, including the intimate Arkansas Ballroom, provide a surpassingly elegant backdrop for your Little Rock gathering; many also offer sweeping river views. For luxury without compare here in the heart of the city, join us at the Little Rock Marriott.
The Senior Event Planning Manager acts a liason between the customer and hotel sales person to provide direction and supervision during execution of meeting and banquet functions and/or event. Will be available to customers during event process to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. They will directly serve on site group and catering customers in a proactive manner working with the logistics of group room blocks, food and beverage, public meeting space, and billing processes. Will play an important role in the achievement of re-booking group business for future dates while demonstrating effective upsell skills to obtain maximum profit.
• Bachelor's degree and/or 3+ years of hotel sales experience.
• 1-year food and beverage experience.
• Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
• Developed business communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft office.
• Present a professional appearance and confidence.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
• Strong time management skills, and ability to work under pressure.
• Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.
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.