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Maitre'd

Johannesburg, South Africa
Event Management


 

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Posting Date Nov 16, 2019
Job Number 19149233
Job Category Event Management
Location Johannesburg Marriott Melrose Arch Hotel, Melrose Arch Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa, South Africa VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.


JOB SUMMARY

Directs and motivates team while personally assisting in providing high quality service based on requirements and standards. Monitors and controls financial and administrative responsibilities including asset protection. Provides clear and concise communications to everyone having ownership in the success of the event. Identifies training opportunities and plans a strategy to accomplish goals.

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

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

• Interacts with guests, catering and kitchen staff.

• Maintains a professional and pleasant demeanor when interacting with guests.

• Develops a unique and creative experience for guests.

Managing and Coordinating Banquet Operations and Staff

• Ensures that meeting rooms are set and equipped properly.

• Maintains a professional staff to set up the rooms and assist with evening functions.

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

• Serves as the liaison between the Kitchen, the Conference Services Manager and the Guest.

• Ensures coffee breaks are set on time and with the proper items.

• Ensures evening functions are properly set up and on time.

• Cleans up, accounts, and properly stores food and beverage items at the end of a function.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in catering service, food and wine, P&L, budgets, theme concepts and kitchen operations.

• Manages controllable expenses for department.

• Maintains sanitation levels.

• Reports all maintenance problems to the appropriate persons.

• Assists clients with last minute requests.

• Oversees banquet department and floor operations.

• Maintains a clean, safe, sanitary and neat working area including meeting and storage space within the Conference Services areas.

• Ensures the physical appearance of the meeting rooms is up to current standards and also includes the business center and storage rooms.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Completes performance reviews of staff members.

• Trains and develops banquet captains/assistant Maitre'd and non-management employees.

• Maintains customer service satisfaction in banquets and meetings.

 
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.


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