Assistant Banquet Manager

When you're an Atrium Associate, you're a part of a crucial workforce providing the ultimate 'Home Away From Home' for our guests. We know that it takes a lot of time and effort to provide these exceptional experiences, so we reward your efforts with a competitive compensation plan and other benefits and perks that allow you to offer your best to our guests. These benefits include:
  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits

Plus, we make sure you can grow your career the way you want to through Internship programs, training and development and over 80 hotels that offer incredible opportunities for career driven associates.

Normal Marriott

Assistant Banquet Manager

Full time

Grow your career in hospitality with Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located in Normal, Illinois! It is our pleasure and commitment to foster an environment of mutual respect, inclusion of all cultures, collaborative teamwork, and create a sense of belonging for all associates. We strive to be better today than we were yesterday through our perseverance. We encourage innovation by listening to our associates. We are sincerely passionate about creating a lasting and memorable associate experience, each and every day. We recognize and reward associates that provide excellent service that exceed our guests expectations during their stay. Atrium Hospitality ranked #1 in customer satisfaction among third-party hotel management companies in the J.D. Power's 2021 Third-Party Hotel Management Guest Satisfaction Benchmark. We are a growing industry leading hotel management company where your contribution leads to success for the company and growth opportunities for you! We are located in the heart of Uptown Normal, offering unparalleled access to many nearby attractions, including Illinois State University, the Childers's Discovery Museum and Anderson Aquatic Center.

Normal Marriott offers a comprehensive total compensation package that includes competitive wages, free parking, hotel discounts, a variety of health insurance options, dental, vision, short and long term disability, accident and critical illness insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, employer paid life insurance, paid sick time off, vacation time off, paid floating holidays, and a 401k retirement plan with an 50 % employer match.

Come join us today to start your hospitality career!

Primary Purpose:
The primary purpose of the Assistant Banquet Manager is to ensure that guests have an excellent banquet experience while assisting with hiring, training and directing the banquet staff to ensure successful events.

Work Performed:

The Assistant Banquet Manager will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:
  • Executes Banquet Event Orders for business meetings and social events;
  • Responsible for all aspects for each function including, coordinating with vendors and other departments;
  • Help ensure financial goals of the department are being met through well managed stock, cost controls, and well managed schedules;
  • Supervise the banquet staff by ensuring opening and closing side work is completed;
  • Assist the Banquet Manager with hiring, training, and directing banquet staff;
  • Communicate with the guest contact person for needs, acknowledge and respond to requests;
  • Lead the departments' premeal meetings;
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of banquet spaces;
  • Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures, including reporting accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions;
  • Support other departments as needed based on business demands;
  • Deputize in the absence of the Banquet Manager; and

Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position.


Required Prior Experience:

Prior leadership and/or supervisory experience

Preferred Prior Experience:

Hospitality industry experience

Preferred Education:

High school diploma or equivalent


Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs occasionally. Able to stand and/or walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.


Must be flexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events

Excellent verbal and written communication skills


(38) Organization

Can marshal resources (people, material, support) to get things done. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal, uses resources effectively and efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner.

(15) Customer Focus

Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

(21) Managing Diversity

Treats reports equitably; acts fairly; has candid discussions; doesn't have a hidden agenda; doesn't give preferential treatment.


Atrium Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Atrium Hospitality brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los empleados y aplicantes de empleo y prohíbe la discriminación y el acoso de cualquier tipo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, edad, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, genetica, estado de veterano protegido, orientación sexual, genero de identidad o expresión, o cualquier otra característica protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales.

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