Careers at Columbia Sussex

Banquet Manager

Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort and Marina

Stuart, FL


We have a great opportunity for you to further your career at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort and Marina. Our resort is a 274 room resort hotel on 110+ acres that includes two guest towers, three Food and Beverage outlets and an 18 hole golf course. Our resort is designed as a destination getaway for corporate retreats, annual meetings and destination weddings to name a few.

 

We are currently hiring a Banquet Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the Banquets/ Event Department. This position reports directly to the Director of Food and Beverage and works closely with the Sales and Catering team to provide outstanding events for our guests

 

Responsibilities

  • Will assist in ensuring the highest level of service by hiring, training, managing, developing staff, and service remains consistent with company standards.
  • Working with other departments for successful event execution and acting as a department liaison within the hotel.
  • Will maintain a balance between floor supervision, administration and communication with group contacts.
  • Will ensure all billing is accurate.
  • Create weekly schedule and control labor within goals.
  • Will assist in managing associate’s hours.
  • Meeting face-to-face with event clients in order to better understand their needs before and during the event.
  • Teaching and reinforcing proper hotel policy within the department.
  • Completing the daily final report, including the closure of the day’s checks.
  • Maintaining a bank for use in event cash bars.
  • Bi Weekly BEO meeting review and variety other responsibilities related to running a large and busy events department.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean event environment for guests and staff.
  • Monthly inventory of all linens, china and glassware.
  • Responsible for meeting room set up
  • Responsible for set up and direction of all in house and associate events.

 

Qualifications

  • Flexibility and adaptability to effectively handle stress and adapt in a fast-paced, frequently-changing environment.
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended hours.
  • Must be able to lift between 15 and 20 lbs. occasionally
  • 2-4 years of management experience required.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in or able to learn the proper use of hotel software (CI/TY, ADP, and Microsoft Office).
  • Must meet the demands of a fast paced environment with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able resolve problems with internal and external customers.
  • Must project a professional appearance.

We offer competitive salary, medical & life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, 401K,  dental and travel benefits.  Send resume with salary history to or apply in person (no phone calls please):

Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort
Attn: General Manager
555 NE Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL  34996
gm751@columbiasussex.com

FAX 772 225 3948