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Event Executive

Marriott - Melbourne, VIC

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Posting Date Feb 28, 2021
Job Number 21016094
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location The Westin Melbourne, 205 Collins Street, Melbourne, VICTORIA, Australia VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management
Located Remotely? N

At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guestsâ well-being, and weâre energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If youâre someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize the evolving needs of travellers today, and weâre energized to assist as partners to help our guests be guests be at their very best with our supportive attitude, intuitive service and extensive local knowledge. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If youâre someone who is positive, flexible and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

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 7,000+ 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 Worldâ¢

Location:

The Westin Melbourne hotel is an oasis in the heart of the cityâs bustling Central Business District. With a commanding location on Collins Street, arguably Australiaâs premier street, The Westin Melbourne preserves wellness in travel with a number of signature brand offerings including our Westin Heavenly® Beds and WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio.

The Event Executive will be responsible for the day-to-day sales process and event management tasks associated with the pre- and post-event phases, including the transition from event planning to operations, and back to sales with a focus on building long term, value based customer relationships.

Job Description:

· Responsible for preparing all event documentation for assigned functions, meetings, conferences and events

· Identify and secure new local catering and social event opportunities

· Prepare detailed proposals, contracts and banquet event orders that are tailored to client requirements

· Work alongside all property departments and the customer to ensure consistent, high level of service throughout pre-event, event and post-event phases of property events

· Plan and conduct high end site inspections and entertainment with a focus on conversion and securing repeat business

· Identify opportunities to offer enhancements to create outstanding events

· Act as an ambassador for The Westin Melbourne and promote awareness of the hotel

Requirements:

· Minimum two yearsâ experience in an event sales or planning capacity

· Passion and drive are considered highly desirable

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Self-starter, looking to grow in a sales or events capacity

· Permanent residency or unlimited working rights in Australia

Benefits:

This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark in a vibrant and growing company. In return for your commitment and passion to succeed, you will have the opportunity to work with a highly motivated team and receive excellent benefits including:

· Generous accommodation and Food and Beverage discounts for Associates, family and friends across all Marriott International properties worldwide

· Associate recognition programs

· Discount CBD parking

· World class training programs

· Strategic career development opportunities

This is an excellent opportunity to learn, grow and advance your career with an exciting, vibrant and growing company. In return for your dedication and commitment you will receive excellent benefits and the opportunity to work with a highly motivated and engaged team.

We appreciate the time you have taken to apply and the effort that goes into an application. Only those successful in gaining an interview will be contacted directly.

Note: applicant must have Full Australian working rights for this role

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.

Melbourne, VIC

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism




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