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Catering & Convention Services Coordinator II Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, MA at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Description

ABOUT ENCORE BOSTON HARBOR

Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, luxury retail, high-end dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.5 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth.  Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature a harborwalk, an events lawn, public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Encore Harbor Walk. 

Encore Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019. Once open, Encore Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members. We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Encore Boston Harbor team.

The Encore Boston Harbor Coordinator II – Catering and Convention Services is responsible for performing administrative and office support activities for the Catering and Convention Services department. This position will be responsible for event coordination and ensuring communication and coordination between Resort operating departments. .  The coordinator will serve as a supporting role for department management and Resort clients during the sales process, event planning and execution. Strong computer and application skills, professional verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail are required.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintaining processes, scheduling, and supporting department team members and maximizing opportunities for departmental success; maintaining all Encore Boston Harbor Standards; and ensuring excellent guest and team member experience. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Adheres to all Encore Boston Harbor core values and property and department standards.
  • Actively contributes to the departmental performance, and the accuracy, confidentiality, and thoroughness of departmental policies and procedures; records and reports.
  • Adheres to all internal policies, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and controls property wide.
  • Delivers and maintains a maximum level of property-wide service and satisfaction.
  • Contributes to company-wide communication and best practices.
  • Keeps informed of all new developments within the department.
  • Effectively manages internal and external guest relations, which may require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • Balances multiple priorities simultaneously and meets deadlines, often in stressful and high-pressure situations.
  • Must have the ability to promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all team members, with all Encore contractors, and in all interactions within the Host and Surrounding Communities, as an ambassador of the Encore brand.
  • Support Catering and Convention Services departments by assisting in the coordination of group events, and communication with Resort operating departments to ensure effective communication and delivery of events. Daily tasks Include, but are not limited to, creating banquet event orders, convention group resumes and rooming lists and site inspection coordination and maintaining office
  • Coordinate delivery and pick up of goods and services required for events.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors as necessary.
  • Respond to client needs during sales and planning processes.
  • Respond to and serve as a point of contact for clients during events.
  • Be well versed on Delphi sales application, ability to enter group details and create BEOs and appropriate documents necessary to complete all group details
  • Produce services and catering reports covering key catering and services metrics.
  • Assist management with logistics reports and “run of show” documents to ensure efficient services and catering event delivery.
  • Works with safety as a priority, and follows department and company safety standards.
  • Maintains relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training.
  • Performs any other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Age, Gaming and Certifications:

21 years of age or above.

Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Education and/or Experience: 

High school or equivalent degree required.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred.

Requires general computer skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Must possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus. Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations. Ability to decipher various reports and maintain reports upon request.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is also regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, stretch, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Essential responsibilities include moderate physical ability such as lift or maneuver at least thirty (30) pounds, and varied instances of standing/walking. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that exist while Team Members are performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate. When on the property floor or some back of house areas, the noise level increases to loud. Must be able to interact with internal and external guests in a professional manner.
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of the hospitality/entertainment industry, Team Members must be able to work varying-schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

 

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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