Conference Services Manager

Omni Hotels - Frisco, TX3.8

Full-time
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Overview

The new Omni Frisco Hotel is more than just the official hotel of the Dallas Cowboys, it’s the new social hub for great food, fun and nightlife. This 16-story hotel features 300 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites and a range of meeting spaces to accommodate any sized gathering. From grand and junior ballrooms to intimate spaces and an elevated pool deck, Omni Frisco Hotel’s 24,000 square feet of meeting space provide endless opportunities for events.

The brand new, multi-use campus in development with the Dallas Cowboys, the city of Frisco and Frisco Independent School District features restaurants, retail space, entertainment venues and more. Omni Frisco Hotel is connected to The Ford Center, a 12,000-seat, domed, multi-purpose event center. The entire development is anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, which houses office space and the practice facility for the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Located 20 minutes north of downtown Dallas and 25 minutes from both DFW International and Love Field Airport, the new Omni Frisco Hotel features a bevy of amenities including Neighborhood Services, a restaurant featuring honest food and drink in the American tradition. Discover our luxury boutique, Charlotte Jones Collection featuring local designers, a chic coffee and wine bar in the lobby and an elevated pool bar and grill, The Edge, overlooking the 91-acre entertainment district dubbed The Star.

The brand new, upscale Omni Frisco Hotel embodies true Texas charm and sophistication.

Staying true to Omni’s local color, this luxury hotel captures the energy and future of this vibrant North Texas city.

Job Description
To discuss meeting room arrangements with planner and to communicate this information through respective hotel department heads via a conference/meeting resume.

Responsibilities
Prepare resumes for groups ten days prior to group arrival and review all details in weekly Staff Meeting.
Adhere to the Catering and Conference Services Department’s standard operating procedures.
Help establish and maintain hotel’s marketplace position at the city’s most elite venue within social and corporate communities.
Follow the specific standard operation procedures for all staff in order to promptly and thoroughly handle all steps in the event planning process adhering to the standards of hotel protocol.
Ensure all site inspections and client visits to the hotel are successful by planning carefully and communicating accurate details in advance to all departments.
Proactively achieve consistently high Medallia scores through establishing a good rapport with the client, preparation work having been done accurately and being visible during the conference to ensure the client’s expectations have been met.
Generate high revenue yielding business for all contracted rooms, function space, and catered events.
Conduct pre- and post-conference meetings when it is agreeable with the client.
Ensure all current and future client accounts are serviced in accordance with hotel standards.
Communicate with banquet managers for all related banquet functions, and communicate client requests to relevant departments.
Ensure banquet event orders are accurate and provide all relevant information to departments concerned 15 days prior to event start time.
Adhere to selling policies as set forth by the Director of Sales and Marketing.
Remain available to hotel managers while on property.
Be aware of departmental revenue and up sell at every possible opportunity.
Participate in all regular and operational meetings as required.
Coordinate all aspects of conferences as assigned by the Director of Sales & Marketing to include but not limited to: food and beverage requirements, timing of events, audio-visual requirements, special attention to guests, room type allocation, rooming list, amenities, function room set up, group transportation, type of check in, check out to include satellite check in, special meal requests, arrival/departure manifests, bag pulls, luggage storage, complimentary rooms, billing instructions, authorized signatures, room deliveries, telephone and internet requirements, box storage and delivery, power requirements, key requirements, expected food and beverage outlet usage, group hospitality/office/registration desk requirements, business center requirements, entertainment, leisure activities, décor (to include floral) requirements.
Qualifications
Flexible work hours to include weekend and holidays in order to meet the demands of a 24 hour operation
Excellent communication skills in all aspects: verbal, written and non-verbal
College Degree
Must have a minimum of 3-5 years experience in catering sales, or conference services, preferably as a manager in a luxury hotel property
Appropriate, professional appearance and presentation
Strong computer knowledge, with technical ability and/or aptitude to fully use Microsoft Word, Delphi, Excel, Outlook, and other management systems
Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement

If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.
Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement

If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.