Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Seattle, Washington, United States
(on-site)
12 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Function
Strategy/Planning

Description

Summary

This is not your typical career opportunity. At Thompson Seattle, a member of the Hyatt collection, we believe our team members can thrive in an empowered, supportive, creative and energetic environment. We're looking for an individual who embodies the luxury lifestyle experience. An ideal Thompson team member has a passion for creating unique experiences, that can quickly perpetuate a culture of great design and superlative service, with a sharp sense of humor. This candidate will have a passion for exceptional hotel service and who can express that belief in an atmosphere of spontaneity and authenticity.

The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is servicing guest-room-only Sales bookings and small-market Local Event bookings . This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: administering the contracted agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage and A/V needs, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review. Event Planning Managers also are the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of the programs they are assigned .

The Thompson Seattle team works in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment, a supportive work environment, or a daily belly-laugh, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Qualifications -
  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of hotel event sales/event planning or comparable experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge
  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to handle a fast paced environment
  • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program
  • Candidate must reside in Seattle


Benefits available with this position include:
Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance (Full-Time) after 30 days of employment
401k & Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)
Basic Life Insurance
Short term disability insurance
New Child Leave & Adoption Assistance
Compassionate Leave

Paid Time Off:
• Thompson Seattle colleagues begin accruing Vacation Time on their first day of service. At six months of service, colleagues are vested in the time they have been accruing. Full Time & Part Time Colleagues are eligible for vacation time.
  • Hire Date Through Four Years - 10 Days or 80 hours
  • Five to Nine Years - 15 Days or 120 hours
  • 10 years or greater - 20 Days or 160 hours


Sick Leave:
• Full time, part time and on-call colleagues accrue and have the right to utilize sick and safe time according to Seattle's Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. As a Tier Three employer all colleagues accrue one (1) hour of paid sick and safe time for every 30 hours worked starting on their hire date, however, these colleagues cannot use their accrued sick time until they have completed 90-days of employment with Hyatt
Extended Illness Days: unused sick and safe time in excess of 72 hours converted to Extended Illness Days at the end of each calendar year
Holiday Pay:
• Full-time colleagues are eligible for holiday pay on their first day of employment. The paid holidays for eligible colleagues recognized by our hotel are: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and 2 pre-approved days for Floating Holidays.

Additional perks may include:
  • Colleague Discounted Rates as of the 1 st day of employment
  • Complimentary Room Nights for full-time and part-time positions after 90 days of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Subsidized ORCA Pass or free parking
  • Tuition Reimbursement of $1,000.00 per calendar year
  • Cellphone Reimbursement
  • Complimentary Dry Cleaning
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation assistance


Wage Information

Salaried managers: The starting salary for this position is $68,500.00 which is applicable for the first year of employment. The entire range for the position is $56,800.00 to $79,400.00. Decisions regarding individual salaries will be based on a number of factors, including experience, qualifications and education.

All wages are posted individually.

Qualifications

  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of hotel event sales/event planning or comparable experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge
  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to handle a fast paced environment
  • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program
  • Preferd candidate has completed PSS or equivalent training


Job ID: 72959237
Hospitality / Tourism
Chicago , IL , US
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. With more than 100,000 colleagues across 54 countries, we embrace all cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Our culture is one that empowers every individual to be their best, and such authentic connection inspires the way we care for each other and for our guests. As we continue to grow, we ...

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