Banquet Manager - Hilton Des Moines Downtown at Hilton Global

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

Due to a recent promotion, the beautiful Hilton Des Moines is looking for a Banquet Manager to join their team! This is a great opportunity to handle all banquet and beverage operations for our amazing property!

What will I be doing?

As a Banquet Manager, you would be responsible for managing the daily 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:

  • Manage 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.
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward.
  • Recruit, interview and train team members.
  • Communicate function specifications, procedures and changes with affected departments including, but not limited to, the Food and Beverage, Event Services, Property Operations, Audio Visual and Housekeeping.
  • Oversee the break down of the function room and ensure proper storage of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards.

The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits.

  • Medical Insurance Coverage Options - for you and your family. Able to enroll after 90 days of employment
  • Vision, dental, life and disability insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO) - you can accrue up to 144 hours of PTO in your first year of employment.
  • Go Hilton travel discount program: 100 nights of discounted travel per calendar year

  • Participating in the 401(k) Plan and company match is the perfect way to save for the future. We match 100% of every dollar eligible TMs contribute up to 3% of pay, plus 50% of every dollar contributed on the next 2% of pay.
  • Career growth and development

  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

  • Inclusive family-building and fertility benefits
  • Expanded bereavement leave.
  • Adoption Assistance program

Other Compensation

  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Complimentary meals in the cafeteria while on shift
  • Complimentary parking

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