Assistant Event Manager Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Marriott International, Inc.
Title: Assistant Event Manager
Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE
Type: Full Time
Category: Management, Marketing/PR
SUMMARY As an Assistant Events Manager, you will oversee the functions of Event Management, including the departments of Event Planning, Banquets/Catering, Event Service and Event Technology (Destination Management, if applicable). This position ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives and has an overall responsibility for executing all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales.
In this role, you will manage all rooms aspects of assigned groups and uses discretion and judgement in dealing with group contacts, both on the phone and in an operational environment, including any contractual obligations.
You willmanage the receipt and entry of each group rooming list prior to or by the proposed deadline outlined in the contract, verifying, documenting and releasing any unused room or attraction inventory back for general sale. Checks any increases in inventory will be checked for availability and any discrepancies will be communicated to the client at the time of rooming list entry.
Ensures the team meets the brand’s target customer needs, ensures employee satisfaction, focuses on growing event revenues and maximizes the financial performance of the department. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
Education& Experience The ideal candidate should have 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; at least 1 year experience in the event management or related professional area required. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.