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Event Planning Manager - Hilton Garden Inn Arlington

Company: Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Courthouse Plaza
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Info*Event Planning Manager acts a liaison between the customer and hotel sales person to provide direction and supervision during execution of meeting and banquet functions or event. Will be available to customers during event to solve problems and suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. They will directly serve 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.*QUALIFICATIONS: ** Bachelor's degree and/or 2+ 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*About Us*Davidson Hospitality Group is an award-winning, full-service hospitality management company overseeing hotels, restaurants, dining and entertainment venues across the US. A trusted partner and preferred operator for Hilton, Hyatt, Kimpton, Marriott, and Margaritaville, Davidson offers a unique entrepreneurial management style and owners' mentality that provides the individualized personal service of a small company, enhanced by the breadth and depth of skill and experience of a larger company. In keeping with the company's heritage of delivering value, Davidson is comprised of four highly specialized operating verticals: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group.In keeping with the company's heritage of delivering value to its owners and team members, Davidson offers a rich benefit program with a variety of benefits designed to enrich the lives and well-being of our team members and their families.* Three Tiers of Medical Coverage* 24/7 Healthcare Concierge* 24/7 Teledoc service* Maternity Program* Cancer Program* Free Maintenance Medications* Vision Insurance* Dental Insurance* Company Paid Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability* Life Insurance Buy Ups* Short Term Disability Buy-Up* Critical Illness* Accident Insurance* Hospital Indemnity* Home and Auto insurance* Legal Assistance* Pet Insurance* Hotel Discounts* Tuition Reimbursement* EAP Program* Emergency Travel Assistance* Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, bereavement, and Holidays)* 401K Match* Team Member Service AwardsWorking at Davidson is like nowhere else. It's less of a job, more of a calling. It's part career, part revolution. Because whatever you do here, you play a part in helping redefine the way quality hospitality is delivered to our guests, our clients, our partners, and each other.EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual OrientationDavidson Hospitality is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required. We participate in E-Verify.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health savings account* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Relocation assistance* Retirement planSchedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types:* Bonus pay* Commission payAbility to commute/relocate:* Arlington, VA 22201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Events management: 1 year (Preferred)* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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