Meetings and Events Manager

Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue in Bellevue, WA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Meetings and Events Manager The Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue is seeking an outgoing hospitality professional to fill the critical role of Meeting and Events Manager. We are looking for an individual that is very organized, has excellent time management skills and can work well on a team as well as independently. The Meeting and Events Manager must be willing to work evenings and weekends as business conditions require. This position is essential to the everyday operation. We need someone with lots of energy who can handle a fast paced, luxe, and demanding environment. Meeting and Events Manager Key responsibilities will be: Responsible for liaising and executing an event from inquiry to the actual day of the event and post-event servicing. You will remain as the main point of contact with the client and will provide sound planning and discuss all arrangements according to hotel policies. Maintaining good relationships with existing clients. Manage Meeting and Catering supplies inventory and processes. Sales support to DOS and Sales Manager and coordination on all groups, including group blocks, rooming list and billing. Sales coordination in assisting DOS in various reports and office management responsibilities. Able to multi-task and prioritize. Our best candidate will bring: Minimum two years hotel sales experience required. Catering, Meeting and/or Event experience preferred. Forbes experience is a plus. Four year college degree preferred. Extended stay hotel experience a plus. Fluent in English – excellent written and verbal communication. Proficient in computer skills including Power point. Ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows & training (limited basis). Must have a valid driver's license – state appropriate Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue is a part of LodgeWorks, a hotel management and development company based in Wichita, Kansas with 950+ employees nationwide.  Our multi-brand strategy includes Archer, Hyatt Place, HYATT house, Aloft, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton, and other high quality, nationally branded products.  We are industry innovators with a rich history and a strong family culture. At LodgeWorks, hospitality is more than just the industry in which we work.  It defines everything we do.  Hospitality is the single most important element of our organization – the foundation upon which everything is built. Our benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401(k) with employer match, Term Life Insurance at no cost to the employee, additional Supplemental Term Life Insurance available at a minimal cost to the employee, Long and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost to the employee, and much more for full-time positions. We are an equal opportunity employer and have a lot to offer individuals interested in joining our team. Hyatt House Bellevue dons the modern warmth of the Pacific Northwest and is situated in a burgeoning, high-tech suburb of Seattle, just off I-90. The hotel is minutes from high-end retail shopping at The Meydenbauer Center, chic eateries on Main Street in the Bellevue Square and many fine restaurants in the Bellevue Collection.
Our best candidate will bring: Minimum two years hotel sales experience required. Catering, Meeting and/or Event experience preferred. Forbes experience is a plus. Four year college degree preferred. Extended stay hotel experience a plus. Fluent in English – excellent written and verbal communication. Proficient in computer skills including Power point. Ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows & training (limited basis). Must have a valid driver's license – state appropriate Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue is a part of LodgeWorks, a hotel management and development company based in Wichita, Kansas with 950+ employees nationwide.  Our multi-brand strategy includes Archer, Hyatt Place, HYATT house, Aloft, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton, and other high quality, nationally branded products.  We are industry innovators with a rich history and a strong family culture. At LodgeWorks, hospitality is more than just the industry in which we work.  It defines everything we do.  Hospitality is the single most important element of our organization – the foundation upon which everything is built. Our benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401(k) with employer match, Term Life Insurance at no cost to the employee, additional Supplemental Term Life Insurance available at a minimal cost to the employee, Long and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost to the employee, and much more for full-time positions. We are an equal opportunity employer and have a lot to offer individuals interested in joining our team. Related Keywords: Meetings and Events Manager, Sales, Meetings, Events, Manager, M&E, Meetings & Events, Meetings & Events Manager, Meetings and Events PandoLogic. Category: Hospitality & Tourism, Keywords: Meeting and Convention Manager

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