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Senior Event Manager - Wiltshire

Marriott Hotels - North West, South West & Wales
Swindon, Wiltshire
Competitive hourly rates of pay, leisure facilities membership, free meals whilst on duty & a global Marriott discount program
Closing date
30 Sep 2022
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Senior Event Manager - Wiltshire

Job Number 22164900
Job Category Event Management
Location Swindon Marriott Hotel, Pipers Way, Swindon, WILTSHIRE, United Kingdom
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Sales and Events Department as a Senior Event Manager. The role itself is a permanent position and you will be expected to work 40 hours over 5 days. 

Main Duties Include:

  • Oversees coordination, communication and completing verbally and in writing with the customer, the Event Executive and Sales Executive the details of an event up to the day of event execution.
  • Supports the marketing communications for conference, meetings & events (including weddings & Christmas), including stock levels, proof reading and effective distribution for ROI.
  • Partners with Sales and Revenue Management to communicate sales strategies and goals and ensure implementation at the hotel. 
  • Identifies and communicates revenue and profit opportunities with leadership team
  • Correct use of systems and sales process to ensure booking integrity, consistency & accuracy.
  • Implements Event Management strategy that is aligned with the brand's business strategy and leads its execution.
  • Ensures associates receive on-going training to understand guest expectations.
  • Manage the events team annual operating budget to achieve or exceed budget expectations
  • Qualifications and Skills

There are a range of qualifications, skills and characteristics we are looking for to successfully fill this role. These include:

  • Previous experience working within a similar environment preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Ability to acquire and maintain relationships e.g., hosts, customers, vendors
  • Knowledge of overall hotel operations as they affect department
  • Good communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)

Progression and Benefits

'Open doors to opportunity' is Marriott's primary vision and as a consequence, the organisation is regularly looking to invest in its associates to ensure they are given the opportunities to grow and progress. To support this there are a range of benefits the company offers, including:

  • Free meals on shift.
  • Free use of our on-site leisure facilities.
  • Discounted stays at Marriott hotels worldwide.
  • Free Car parking
  • Uniform
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Service awards and recognition gifts

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

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.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you're happy, our guests will be happy. It's as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you'll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That's The JW Treatment.
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