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Hyatt Director of Banquets in NEW YORK CITY, New York

Description:

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.

The Director of Banquets will be responsible for managing the daily execution of all banquet functions in the Hotel's continuing effort to deliver exceptional guest service. The ideal candidate will be a driven, passionate, and professional leader with a keen eye for detail and strong organizational skills. Prior leadership and banquet/conference services experience in a luxury environment is required.

The Director of Banquets will be responsible for:

• Directing daily Banquet functions to include, but not limited to, planning, organizing and executing breakfasts, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, galas, etc.• Oversee the set up of function rooms to include, but not limited to, the placement of linens, silver, glassware and chinaware according to event specifications and a full inspection

Located directly across the street from Carnegie Hall, one block from Central Park and a short distance to MoMA and Lincoln Center, Park Hyatt New York is a Five-Star award-winning hotel, offering close proximity to global icons of both culture and industry.

Spacious guestrooms inspired by New York’s most well-appointed homes enjoy an abundance of natural light and luxurious spa-like bathrooms. Striking interior architectural design and a rotating art collection set the backdrop for bespoke events. Personalize your wellness experience at Spa Nalai, with its indoor saltwater swimming pool, eucalyptus steam room, oversized hot tub and 24-hour fitness center, overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

The Park Hyatt New York is honored to be recognized ... * 2019/Forbes Travel Guide/Five-Star Award * 2019/Forbes Travel Guide/World’s Best Rooms List * 2019 AAA Five Diamond Award * 2019 U.S. News & World Report, Top 15 Best Hotels in NYC * 2019 Elite Traveler, Top 100 Hotels in the World

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts offers a competitive benefits package which includes:

• Complimentary and discount room stays at other Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

• An extensive global network of advancement opportunities • Competitive medical, dental and vision options • Pre-tax commuter benefit • 401k Retirement • Fitness, mobile service and various other discounts are available to Team members

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.

Qualifications:
* A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment * Refined verbal and written communication skills * Minimum of five (5) years previous hospitality management experience * Previous experience as Director of Banquets or Senior Food and Beverage Manager * Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights weekends and holidays * Previous Hotel Systems experience preferred (Opera, Micros, HotSOS, Etc)

Primary Location: US-NY-New York City
Organization: Park Hyatt New York
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Food and Beverage
Req ID: NEW008602

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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