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Banquet Manager

Port Douglas, Australia
Event Management


Job Description

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Posting Date Feb 09, 2018
Job Number 18000EHO
Job Category Event Management
Location Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Company

 

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighbourhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™
 
Location
 
This iconic Resort is situated between the renowned Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland.  The resort comprises  295 guest rooms, suites and villas.
 
Department
 
We are seeking a  Banquet Manager to lead our very busy Banquet Department. This position reports directly to the Executive Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage.  We're looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton. 
 
The successful applicant will have:
  • Experience with running multiple events/functions
  • Strong control over manpower
  • Experience in larger scale hotel operations
  • The ability to effectively lead, develop and motivate a team of passionate associates.
  • Strong financial acumen and accountable for the Profit and Loss of the department and forecasting
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience in a managerial role essential
  • Exceptional Guest service
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate of Attainment
  • Armed with smart solutions and a can-do attitude
  • Energized in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and public holidays
  • Preferred applicants will have valid working rights to work in Australia. Sponsorship will not be available for this position.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
  • Ensure maximum guest satisfaction and profit contribution
  • Handle guest requests, inquiries and complaints effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain standards of hygiene and food handling
  • Promote safety and support WHS practices
Enjoy the benefits of unlimited career opportunities,  discounted meals,  exceptionally generous accommodation discounts at our 5 star International Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.  Working for Sheraton is so much more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle.  Be your best. Grow your career with Sheraton, where you don’t just work – you belong.
  
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.