Director of Conference Services and Catering

Job Description

Description

M anage operation of the Conference Services Department overseeing coordination of conference and meeting groups in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.Optimize catering sales and achieve guest satisfaction in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport Irving, TX

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Director of Conference Services and Catering

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Overview

Opportunity: Director of Conference Services and Catering

Manage operation of the Conference Services Department overseeing coordination of conference and meeting groups in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.Optimize catering sales and achieve guest satisfaction in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Director of Catering Sales – Director of Sales

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Plan and conduct pre and post-convention meetings with clients and respective departments.
  • Establish rapport with and entertain meeting planners while promoting hotel facilities and services.
  • Conduct walking site inspections throughout property.
  • Monitor in-house group activity, providing assistance as needed.
  • Communicate with sales, front office and reservations in order to coordinate and monitor guest room blocks and special reservation needs.
  • Assign banquet/meeting rooms set up based on needs of clients.
  • Assist sales staff in promoting hotel, developing leads, and securing re-bookings.
  • Coordinate activities of various departments to service accounts.
  • Document tracking of group activity. Access and input data into a computer system to generate account history reports.
  • Analyze banquet event orders, to ensure that all room set-ups, equipment, supplies, staffing and menus meet/exceed customer's expectations.
  • Recommend, implement, monitor and control the banquet budget and coordinate with event budgets to maximize revenue and minimize expenses.
  • Develop and implement, in conjunction with sales and convention services, special packages, and create new menus and themes within corporate guidelines.
  • Monitor and control the maintenance of the meeting space and equipment to protect hotel assets and ensure a safe work environment.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport hotel features 506 rooms, 38,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness facility and multiple food and beverage outlets. The over 306,00 square foot property is adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW International Airport is the world’s third busiest airport and one of the largest, operating nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. The hotel’s unparalleled ballroom and event spaces allow guests to host one-of-a-kind receptions and corporate conventions for up to 1,600 attendees. The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport hotel is a welcome addition to the HHM family and represents an important gateway hotel for Dallas visitors.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

4545 West John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063

 
 
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