Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Austin, TX, USA
Feb 12, 2020Full time
Catering & Conference Services CoordinatorHotel Overview: Fairmont Austin will offer 1,048 guestrooms and suites, along with 140,000 square feet of meeting and event space. This is your opportunity to be part of the largest luxury hotel in one of the fastest growing markets in the US.Summary of Responsibilities:Reporting to the Assistant Director of Conference Services, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:* Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service* Assist Catering & Conference Service Managers in preparation of group resumes, resumes, Banquet Event Orders, and other details as required* Handle all incoming calls and correspondence to ensure clients and contacts are directed to the appropriate internal contact* Create amenity requests* Distribute pre-planning site alerts to Hotel Departments* Prepare pre-conference materials for setup* Administrative duties including typing, photocopying, filing, faxing and ordering supplies* Other tasks as required by the Director, Catering & Conference Services in support of the team or guest serviceQualifications:* Previous experience in an administrative role and 1 to 2 years of hotel experience required.* Previous food and beverage experience needed* Previous experience in Sales, Catering, Conference Services or Banquets an asset* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required (Micros Opera S, and Social Tables preferred)* University/College degree in a related discipline preferred* Must be well organized and able to complete many tasks in a timely manner* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required* Highly responsible, reliable and ethical. A reputation for honesty and integrity* Highly motivated self-starter, able to work in fast moving environment* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all timesVisa Requirements: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States.APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTSAt Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!