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Assistant Banquet Manager

Ottawa, Canada
Event Management


Job Description

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Posting Date Mar 23, 2018
Job Number 18000TMB
Job Category Event Management
Location Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, Ontario VIEW ON MAP
Brand Delta Hotels and Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY

Entry level management position that leads the banquet staff while personally assisting in executing events based on requirements and standards. Develops and directs team to provide consistent, high quality service. Communicates performance expectations and trains staff in processes. Responsible for managing financial and administrative duties.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Management of Department Operations and Inventories

• Manages departmental inventories and assets including par levels and maintenance of equipment.

• Conducts monthly department meetings with the Banquet captains and employees.

• Maintains attendance log for banquet employees.

• Maintains and enforces established sanitation levels.

• Adheres to and reinforces all standards, policies, and procedures (SOPs, LSOPs, etc.).

• Ensures employee awareness of the event phase portion of the Meeting Planner Survey and Guest Satisfaction Scores.

• Orders supplies for the department (e.g., china, glass, silver, buffet presentations, props, and other service equipment needs).

• Uses banquet beverage “Use” records to guide banquet beverage supervisor in controlling liquor costs, managing the banquet beverage perpetual inventory and requisitioning liquor.

• Understands the impact Banquet operations has on the overall success of an event and manages activities to maximize customer satisfaction.

• Schedules banquet service staff to forecast and service standards, while maximizing profits.

Participating in and Leading Banquet Teams

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

• Leads shifts and actively participates in the servicing of events.

• Applies and continually broadens knowledge of food and wine pairings and cutting edge cuisine, and overall event presentation.

Providing and Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Strives to improve service performance.

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

• Reviews quarterly Meeting Planner Survey and participates in the development and implementation of corrective action to address service challenges; focuses on continuous improvement of guest satisfaction.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Interviews and hires Banquet captains and employees with appropriate skills.

• Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

• Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.

• Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans.

• Communicates and executes departmental and property emergency procedures and ensures staff are trained in safety procedures.


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.

Notification to Applicants: Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre takes seriously its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance. If you require an accommodation in relation to this job posting, our online application or an interview, please contact Sydnie Cranford at 613-688-6825 ext: 6234 or by e-mail at sydnie.cranford@deltahotels.com. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accommodation as part of the recruiting process.