The stunning Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is looking for a Manager to join the Special Events team!
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, this Forbes 5-Star property has 170 rooms, 4 food and beverage outlets, and 6,300 square feet of event space offering a variety of world-class cuisine options by award winning Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The events space includes the luxurious Astor Ballroom for up to 300 guests, the Waldorf Room for up to 50 guests, and our outdoor rooftop promenade and pool.
In this role, you will provide unparalleled service, ensure fluency, and create memorable events for the guests. This position requires a hands-on approach coordinating and executing the events from beginning to end including set-up and break-down.
The ideal candidate will be outgoing and polished with the ability to think quick on their feet and build strong connections with guests and staff. At least 3-5 years of food and beverage leadership experience with a background in banquets and luxury is required. Union experience is a plus.
Come join this extraordinary award-winning property, apply today!
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What will I be doing?
As a Special Events Manager, you would be responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and execution of all banquet functions in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Assist in the management of all Banquet operations to include, but not limited to, guest service standards and initiatives, product quality, cost controls and overall profitability, marketing initiatives, systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement and meeting participation and facilitation
Supervises food and beverage set up and clean up
Assist in planning, organizing and executing all banquet functions including, but not limited to, breakfast, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, etc.
Assist in monitoring and developing team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
- Assist in recruiting, interviewing and training team members
- Greets clients and responds to guest requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
- Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
- Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
- Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
- Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
- Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
- Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
- Customer Focus
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!