Hyatt Event Planning Manager in AUSTIN, Texas

Description:
The Driskill Hotel opened its doors in 1886 as one of the most luxurious Texas hotels in its day. Since its opening the hotel has been an integral part of the fabric in the city of Austin, a Texas landmark in the heart of Downtown. The Driskill joined the Hyatt family of hotels in 2013, and has become a benchmark for the new Unbound Collection by Hyatt.

The Event Planning Manager's primary focus is servicing Sale bookings. This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include: administering the Sales 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 all events.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.

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

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin
Organization: The Driskill
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Catering/Event Planning
Req ID: AUS003930