Events Coordinator - Hilton York - Hilton Worldwide - York - Wizbii

Events Coordinator - Hilton York

Job description

Hilton York events are key to the success of the business. It has had a very successful 2017 & so far of 2018, delivering the best ever Christmas and over quadrupling weddings, we are looking for a dynamic, people centric person who is willing to get stuck in and drive the business even further.

An Event Coordinator is responsible for receiving all events and groups in the hotel, serving as the main point of contact for the customers and the commercial and operational areas of the hotel. Making sure building relationships with customers and the team to deliver the overall vision of the event department.

What will I be doing?

· As an Event Coordinator, you will work following the events that occur in the Hotel from initial contact with the event planner to preparing contracts for groups and events, until delivering the event and therefore must perform the following tasks with the higher standards:
· Meet with clients for show rounds, offer packages and bespoke prices
· Draw up contracts for groups and events
· Look after groups including inputting rooming lists, updating payment instructions and making sure all key information for that group is delivered to the team, also managing bedrooms prior to arrival to maximise customer experience
· Negotiate budgets with customers
· Develop the wedding market with promotion such as wedding fairs, meeting couples, contracting and delivering weddings
· Focusing especially on key social events such as proms, Christmas, charity balls, parties etc
· Develop banquet event orders in the system with all relevant information to make sure events are delivered successfully including meetings and conferences
· Working closely with the cluster team in Leeds to sell and deliver together
· Get payments and send invoices for events in a timely manner
· Interact permanently with the Event Manager, Sales Executive, Reservations, Front Desk, Kitchen and all other departments
· Act directly with the guest or client during key event
· Participate in special activities such as promotional events such as benefits fairs, fresher's fairs, open evenings etc
· Ensure that all client requests are answered efficiently and to the highest possible standard

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What are we looking for?

A Events Coordinator serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

·  People person with great interactive skills
·  Ideally previous groups and events experience, preferably in hospitality
·  Ability to analyse and manage multiple tasks
·  Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently and deal with pressure
·  Sense of organisation and planning
·  Good computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
·  Proactive approach to meet deadlines and objectives
·  Preferable to be a graduate or MBA in Management, Hospitality and Marketing

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
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