Assistant Catering Events Manager - 3401884

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Assistant Catering Events Manager Jobs in UAE - 3401884

    Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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3401884

Job Description

The Conference Services & Catering Assistant Manager will exceed our Guests expectations in planning and executing each event while ensuring the best return value for the hotel

Hotel Overview

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, "gateway to the sea" boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold

Summary of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager Position Title, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following

Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service

To handle and solicit all incoming leads from every source that want to book meeting and catering functions

Service all group bookings

Exceed personal sales goals, monthly, quarterly, annually, through account development and maintenance, regular sales calls, entertainment and sales tripstradeshows

Support goals, objectives, and philosophies of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and The Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Develop lead sources through prospecting, solicitation, referrals, trace files, and cold calls

Conduct site inspections with prospective and existing clients

Develop and implement new sales strategies, tactics and action plans for account base

Yield guestroom and function space daily to ensure optimum potential through the use of Opera and PMS system

Responsible for preparing contracts that will go directly to the client for signature Will event manage from beginning to end, processing all the information pertaining to the


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

Previous experience is an asset

Bachelors degree andor Hotel Management degree preferred

Minimum 2 years experience in luxury hotel catering and conference salessales Additional experience in the hospitality industry an asset

Possess or attain affiliation with leading industry Association within three years of hiretaking position

Working knowledge of Opera, Word, Excel, Meeting Matrix and PM systems

Good understanding of all hotel departments particularly housekeeping, front office, banquets and kitchen

Must have strong interpersonal skills with attention to detail Organization a must

Strong written and verbal communication skills Multi-lingual preferred

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)

Visa REQUIREMENTS

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin

Living and working in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabis heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience

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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort 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 Thats why youll 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 Londons The Savoy, New Yorks The Plaza, and Shanghais 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 A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program An exciting future awaits!

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

We are thrilled to embark on an exciting new chapter as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and our unrivaled collection of iconic hotels including Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi, Fairmont Banff Springs, Londons The Savoy and the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, join AccorHotels Group, one of the worlds largest global hotel companies. Together, as a global community of hospitality leaders, we remain committed to cultivating a culture in which our colleagues are encouraged to realize their full potential through rewarding experiences and development opportunities. This exciting growth translates into opportunities, not just to better meet the needs of our guests, but opportunities for you to grow your career within our incredible brands around the world!
With our distinctive hotels around the world - and more in development - our global hospitality brand is renowned for its warm, engaging service and unique, culturally rich experiences. Located in some of the worlds most unforgettable destinations, Fairmonts unrivalled collection reflects a sense of heritage, sophistication, and social importance. We are also committed to responsible tourism and are an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with our award-winning Green Partnership Program.
We have a 100 year tradition of delivering excellent service in some of the most iconic properties in the world. Our focus on service begins with selecting talented individuals who embody our Brand Promise: Turning moments into memories for our guests



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