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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Sales & Marketing
  4. Accor

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Pullman New Delhi Aerocity, New Delhi, IN

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REF19114S

Events Coordinator

Region

MEA SPAC


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Job Description

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Planning

  • May work with highly complex or high profile groups when financial impact will be significant.
  • Assigns all events turned over to Event Planning team.
  • Participate actively in the catering menu development process.
  • Lead Conference & Event Management meetings (EO, daily coordination meeting, 10-day review, room block review, etc.) in the absence of the Conference & Events Manager
  • Responsible for turned opportunities’ function space and group room blocks.  Maintains these inventories to maximize customer satisfaction and revenue opportunities.
  • Effectively manages customer budgets to maximize revenue and meet customer needs.
  • Champions all standards, policies and procedures (Core Deliverables, P&Ps, etc.) for the Conferences & Events team.
  • Prepare EOs as per discussion with customers ensuring that all details are recorded to enable smooth execution of the event by the Operations team
  • Review all EO’s prepared by direct reports to ensure conference and event details are recorded clearly.
  • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service and planning needs are met.
  • Communicates and executes departmental and hotel emergency procedures and ensures staff are trained in safety procedures.
  • Leads execution of activities to support the Conferences & Events strategy.
  • Works with direct reports to review scheduled events and troubleshoot potential challenges/conflicts; communicates these (as necessary) with the appropriate hotel departments.
  • Leads discussions to review event complexity and proactively avoid service challenges and failures.
  • Ensures the hotel is apprised of all groups that will impact hotel operations.

Guest Satisfaction

  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.  Effectively responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Sets service goals for event service supervisors and associates in order to achieve Event Planner satisfaction goals.
  • Empowers associates to provide excellent customer service.  Ensures associates understand expectations and parameters.
  • Observes service behaviors of associates and provides feedback to individuals; continuously strives to improve service performance.
  • Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with associates.  Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Attends pre-event meetings as needed to understand group needs.
  • Understands the impact Events Planning has on the overall success of an event and manages activities to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Meets with event planners during post-event meetings to obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g., sleeping rooms, meeting facilities and equipment, food and beverage), service levels and overall satisfaction.

Sales and Revenue Management

  • Sets and communicates specific sales goals and develops incentives within company policies to encourage goal attainment for all areas.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective up-selling strategy to maximize revenue opportunities during the event phase.
  • Participates in customer site inspections and assists with the sales process when necessary.
  • Manages revenue and profitability associated with conferencing and events.
  • Identifies and communicates revenue and profit opportunities, may be involved in developing catering menus and additional products to sell.
  • Stays aware of market trends through active participation in regional/local catering/event management councils, reading industry magazines and trade journals and gathering competitive intelligence.
  • Introduces new products or services to meet or exceed customer expectations, generate increased revenue and ensure competitive position in the market; negotiates competitive prices and service agreements with vendors.
  • Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishes prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the hotel.
  • Attends scheduled projection meetings to anticipate long term planning needs.
  • Sets and communicates specific sales goals and develops incentives within company policies to encourage goal attainment for Events Planning.

Qualifications

Hospitality Management Diploma or Degree beneficial


Additional Information

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