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.

Hotel:
Normal Marriott

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 Banquet Manager is to deliver exceptional events while ensuring that Atrium core values and all standard operating procedures pertinent to the Banquet Department are being followed by all Associates, including brand and Atrium requirements.

Work Performed:

The Banquet Manager will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

  • Supervis e Associates to include developing positive working relationships, providing training and educational support, assisting in the recruitment process, and ensuring that Associates are meeting guest needs;
  • Manag e the department by assisting Associates to understand and comply with employment practices, recommending employment decisions, supporting performance management, and implementing corrective action ;
  • Creat e a best-in-class guest experience , measured by brand specific service measurement scores, while engaging with guests, maintaining quality products, adhering to health code requirements, and enforcing cleanliness standards;
  • Coordinat e activities with the sales and other departments to include the culinary staff to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner;
  • Ensur e financial goals of the department and the hotel are being met by managing labor cost s, supplies and equipment '
  • Determine and recommend revenue-driving initiatives in partnership with other departments and within b anquets ;
  • Audit banquet checks to ensure that all services rendered are properly invoiced in a timely manner ;
  • Perform or assist with cleaning duties while ensuring cleanliness of all meeting space as required by brand guidance and Atrium Cleanliness Assured standards ;
  • Contribu te to the creation and implementation of new menus ;
  • Maintain records and daily reports ofoperations keeping hotel management updated regarding department performance ;
  • Demonstrate an u nderstand i ng hotel emergency procedures to include fire, life, andsafety ; and
  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position.

Qualifications:

Required Prior Experience:

2 years supervisory experience in banquet operations

Preferred Prior Experience:

Hospitality experience

Required Education:

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:

Associates degree or higher in hospitality, business, or a related field

Required Licenses/ Certification:

ServSafe and TIPS Certification completed at time employment begins

Required Technology:

Basic computer knowledge, including the Microsoft Suite of Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, and Teams

Preferred Technology:

Workday

Physical:

Able to lift 50lbs occasionally

Able to lift 25lbs regularly

Able to navigate the work areas for duration of scheduled shift

Other:

Able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays, and special events

Competencies:

(65) Managing Vision and Purpose

Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose; talks beyond today; talks about possibilities; is optimistic; creates mileposts and symbols to rally support behind the vision; makes the vision shareable by everyone; can inspire and motivate entire units or organizations.

(24) Function/Technical Skills

Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

(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.

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