Banquets and Meeting Manager
Alt Hotel Halifax Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Become MEETINGS AND BANQUETS MANAGER at the Alt Hotel Halifax Airport!
Do you like challenges? Join a growing company that offers real opportunities for advancement.


Do you have ideas?  Our management style is flexible and we encourage initiative.

Do you like to keep fit? Stay in shape thanks to the exercise room at your workplace.

Do you like to get involved?  You’ll have the chance to give back by supporting the many causes that we’re involved in.

Is family close to your heart? As a family owned business it’s close to ours too! That’s why you’ll have the opportunity to invite friends and family to work during Family Day!

Do you like to travel?  Take advantage of an employee discount when you stay at one of our hotels and your nearest and dearest can also benefit with the Family and Friends discount.

Willing to relocate? Gain unique work experience thanks to our network of hotels in Canada’s most beautiful cities.

Group Germain Hotels is a family run business originally from Québec that builds and operates Le Germain Hotels and Alt Hotels across the country. Ranked as one of Canada’s 50 best-managed companies, our reputation is based on the impeccable warmth and hospitality with which our team welcomes our guests as well as the stylish design and comfort of our properties.  Each member of our team is chosen for their sincere desire to please and their ability to work in a team!

Discover our story: https://youtu.be/RCxSGs2SFpA
 
Gestion Colimat is an equal opportunity employer.
 
JOB POSTING
MEETINGS AND BANQUETS MANAGER

 
Property:           Alt Hotel Halifax Airport
Department:       Sales

 
Job Summary:
Reporting to the General Manager, the Meetings and Banquets Manager is responsible for coordinating and insuring customer satisfaction throughout catering and meeting operations. He or she will provide direction and leadership to service teams and insure customer satisfaction, but also Prospect and develop new business in order to achieve sales goals.
 
Description of principal tasks:
 
  • Manage meeting room and banqueting service teams (train, support and schedule)
  • Develop accounts with groups and meetings potential
  • Actively participate in achieving budget objectives
  • Meet or contact customers to plan their event when necessary and be present for major events ( available to work on evenings and weekends)
  • Complete meeting room reservations
  • Coordinate activities according to contracts in collaboration with other departments and suppliers, including the caterer.
  • Communicate on a regular basis and closely work with our caterer to make sure that the hotels meets customers’ expectations
  • Responsible for conference room revenue management through effective planning, yielding, and scheduling of event space
  • Follow up on invoicing
  • Work out contractual agreements with potential clients
  • Make sure hotel standards are respected and maintained
 
Requirements of the position:
 
  • Excellent customer service and experience
  • Pleasant, courteous, empathetic, fast acting, professional, discreet, friendly
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate organization and multi-tasking abilities
  • Well-developed sales and public relations skills.
  • Functional in Microsoft suite of software and Opera Sales and Catering or similar software.
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Hospitality or tourism diploma / degree or equivalent experience
  • Written and spoken English with French as a strong asset.
 
Working hours:  Full time
 
 
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your motivation/video letter and resume to Mark Schaay at mschaay@althotels.ca as soon as possible.
If it is an internal application, please inform your direct supervisor since he/she will be asked for references following your application.  
We would like to thank you for your application, however only those meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
 
How to Apply
Contact Name: Mark Schaay
Mailing Address: 40 Silver Dart Drive
Phone: 902-334-0136
Fax: 902-334-0137
Email: mschaay@althotels.ca
Website: www.althotels.ca
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