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The Fairmont Banff Springs Conference Services and Catering Coordinator

Conference Services and Catering Coordinator
Primary Location
: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs
Employee Status
: Regular  

 
Conference Services and Catering Coordinator
At The Fairmont Banff Springs, our engaging service and delicious cuisine make every special event a truly memorable affair, both within our distinctive surroundings and off-site. Your vision and leadership as Conference Services and Catering Coordinator will ensure an engaged team, efficient operations – and service that exceed the expectations of every client.
 
Hotel Overview: For over 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 768 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career. This is a vibrant workplace with tremendous growth and mentorship opportunities; a place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest service, learn, grow and innovate.
 
The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 1-hour drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our welcoming community is cultural, and dynamic. 
 
Summary of Responsibilities: 
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Conference Services, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
•	Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service 
•	Maintain good working relationships with your own colleagues and all other departments 
•	Ensure that the equipment and general work area is maintained to a high standard, including desks, filing cabinets and supplies 
•	Conduct follow up preparation of information concerning all catering and conference related functions for hotel staff (preparation and delivery) 
•	Answer direct telephone inquiries or redirect inquiries to proper individuals 
•	Block space for small meetings and small internal function and complete banquet event order's accordingly
•	Provide information to the public regarding booking conventions or catering functions
•	Be responsible for ordering stationary supplies for the department
•	Assist the Director and Managers in the department in producing agendas, handling inquiries and files
•	Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications: 
•	Previous experience is an asset 
•	Experience in an office setting required
•	Hotel/Hospitality Management program a definite asset
•	Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
•	S&C experience an asset 
•	60 wpm typing speed
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 
•	Constant sitting and walking
•	Frequent bending and stretching
•	Some lifting
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization. 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
 
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!
  
Job Level
: Colleague
Schedule
: Full-time
Shift
: Day Job
Travel
: No
Closing Date
: 02.Apr.2016, 9:59:00 PM





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