Banquet Manager/Event Coordinator
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Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Benchmark’s company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company’s stated purpose is "to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.
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Job Description Summary:
Responsible for managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to. Directscoordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event. Manages all operational,implementation, and post-event activities.This is a seasonal position, beginning in April and ending in October.
Responsibilities Include:Oversee the entire event and all staff responsible for event coordination activities.Assist in coordinating the details of events such as conferences, wedding, birthdays, anniversaries,charity events, parties, trade shows, sales meetings, and business meetings.Ensure proper communication and coordination to satisfy customer’s requests.Completes estimates and revisions as necessary. Collection of prepayments ascontracted at the estimate stage and final billing at the conclusion of the event.Greet customer and follow up to see that customer needs are met; make last minutechanges and additions to meet changing customer needs.Maintain proper documentation of events. Compile and review daily and weekly eventsheets to include setup diagrams with each event.Establish staff schedules, task assignments, equipment allocation to ensureconformance with department objectives and goals.Define event goals, objectives, and specific implementation plans.Provide post-event analysis, budget recaps and participant feedback.
BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’ iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly preferred destinations.
BENCHMARK’S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply-rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The combined portfolios feature nearly 70 unique and distinctive properties domestically and internationally. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry’ most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory-making experience.
BENCHMARK’S progressive “Be The Difference” culture and values are a cornerstone to the company’s nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers® mark of meeting excellence. www.benchmarkglobalhospitality.com