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The Catering & Conference Services Coordinator works with clients and staff to assist in planning and running all group functions at Jackson Lake Lodge (and occasionally offsite), and helps to sell weddings and social events.
The primary responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Assisting in all aspects of planning and executing group functions
Fielding incoming calls and responding to event inquiries, conducting appropriate follow up
Coordinating, attending, and/or conducting planning meetings and site visits, and working closely with clients and staff to ensure event details are in order
Creating, maintaining and disseminating banquet event orders, group resumes, and other documentation
Serving as primary contact for coordination and execution of all internal meetings, as well as banquet-only events, tour dinners and some small meeting programs
Attending and monitoring functions to ensure they are running as planned, assisting where needed
The right candidate for this role will have the following minimum requirements:
4-year college degree or equivalent additional experience
1-2 years catering, meetings/conventions or F&B experience, preferably in a hotel or conference center
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to speak, read and write English fluently, with strong oral and written communications skills
Basic understanding of hotel, food and beverage and banquet operations
Positive attitude and exceptional guest service skills to support both internal and external customers
Well organized, detail oriented, and able to handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently
Flexible, versatile and a fast learner, able to adapt quickly and maintain calm in a fast paced environment
Comfortable working with internal and external guests, clients, media, partners, and associates at all levels
Must present a well-groomed appearance and professional manner; professional phone and email etiquette
Able to meet the attendance guidelines of the job and adhere to departmental and company policies and procedures; Note: this position regularly requires evening, weekend and holiday hours
Valid drivers license and a vehicle (or ability to obtain a satisfactory motor vehicle report)
The following skills/experience are helpful but not required:
Food & beverage event planning and coordination and general wine knowledge
Knowledge of Delphi and/or V1
Interpretive knowledge of Grand Teton National Park
Before you apply, visit http://www.gtlc.com/employment for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.
Come capture the "Spirit of the Tetons" in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as free staff housing. www.vailresortscareers.com
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID 186407