IHG Banquet Manager, InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

Description:

Do you

see yourself as Banquet Manager ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into hockey, knitting or farming, at

IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount

of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our

guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people

like this to join our friendly and professional team.

HOTEL OVERVIEW:

InterContinental® Boston is a landmark of luxury overlooking

Boston's historic waterfront, named one of the ‘Best Hotels in the World'

by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Featuring 424 luxurious ultra-modern

accommodations with distinctive style and breathtaking waterfront or downtown

city views, a full service spa and fitness club, 32,000 square feet

of premier meeting and event space, and an array of restaurants and bars

influenced by a variety of international flavors. All of these features paired

with our impeccable service has made InterContinental® Boston the city's most

captivating Forbes Four-Star, 4 Diamond AAA rated hotel experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OVERVIEW:

The Banquet Manager is responsible for

appropriately providing leadership for Banquet team and overseeing the

execution of all banquet events to ensure optimum performance, superior guest

service, and maximum profitability of all functions. Maintain quality, service, and operating

standards as established by the Brand to ensure quality and consistency. Adhere to federal, state and local

regulations concerning health safety or other compliance requirements.

Ensures

timely reviews, regular department meetings, pre-shift meetings, training and

positive employee relations to increase morale, productivity, guest and

employee satisfaction and to reduce turnover. This position reports to the

Director of Banquets.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and five years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional

qualifications: experience in full-service, luxury hotel or resort with

high volume banquet and/or convention facilities typically catering to more

than 500 people. Management experience

of a large number of employees and oversee subordinate managers/supervisors.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Communicationskills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting withothers; demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees andthird parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and theCompany.

  • Must haveexcellent interpersonal and sales-related skills.

  • Reading andwriting abilities are utilized often when completing paperwork and banquetevent orders, interpreting results, giving and receiving instructions, andtraining. Must speak fluent English.

  • Mathematicalskills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts,percentages, and variances are utilized frequently. Must be able toprepare and analyze data and figures. Must possess basic computer skills.Outlook & Excel experience preferred.

  • Must have aworking knowledge of types of room set-ups, capacities, relation to typeof event, etc.

  • Must haveexceptional organizational, supervisory skills. Must have knowledge offood and beverage and pricing.

  • Problem solving,reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are usedoften.

  • Alcoholawareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/foodhandler card as required by local or state government agency.

  • May be requiredto work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: R134973