Event Manager

Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER - Buffalo, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

The award-winning Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER invites you to experience the city like never before. Boasting an unparalleled downtown location within the HARBORCENTER complex, our hotel is steps away from Buffalo, New York's most popular attractions - from KeyBank Center to the nightlife and events of Canalside. Intuitively designed rooms and suites include local artwork, platform beds, spa-inspired bathrooms and terrific views. Panorama on Seven, our hotel restaurant, offers seasonal American cuisine, waterfront views and hand crafted cocktails. Additional facilities for your downtown visit include a fully-equipped fitness center; we also feature 6,000 square feet of event space, accompanied by comprehensive planning and catering services. And whether you're here for business or on vacation, you'll be thrilled with our location in the heart of the city's flourishing downtown district; there are countless things to do and see around here, and the Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER places them at your doorstep.

Shaner Hotels and Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER are seeking an Event Manager!

The Event Manager will be responsible for the management of all aspects and functions of conventions services as well as coordinating arrangements and details for clients’ functions to ensure client satisfaction. Responsible for development, solicitation, detailing and maintenance in assigned market segments.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in a full-service hotel and a strong background in guest relations. The Event Manager must be able to develop and implement strategies with the assistance from the Director of Sales and Marketing in effort to maintain style, function and presentability of convention space, including proper supplies, equipment, and staff performance. We are seeking an organized, personable, and business-minded individual with strong communication skills who can coordinate, plan, and oversee events in their totality in accordance with the standards of Marriott and Shaner Hotels.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace

  • High school diploma, Bachelors degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in sales and catering in a full-service hotel.
  • Marriott brand and CI/TY experience a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills