Sage Hospitality Resources Convention Services Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
We welcome you to apply at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel & Braddock’s Rebellion housed in the iconic Fulton Building. This boutique luxury hotel delivers contemporary style and the finest modern Pittsburgh hotel rooms and amenities within an exceptional atmosphere. Our restaurant is a celebration of what the original Pittsburgh farmer brought to this region, and to what the modern farmers, their families, and the melting pot of people and cultures bring to Pittsburgh today. Our hotel is conveniently located in the Cultural District, home to the Benedum Center, Heinz Hall, and the August Wilson Center. We are also close to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the celebrated PNC Park, and Heinz Field. Enjoy scenic views of the Allegheny River and the Pittsburgh skyline from throughout our magnificent building. Offering an unparalleled experience, the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel is easily one of the premier downtown hotels and we are looking for a dynamic new member to join the team.
Convention Services Manager
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The Conventions Services Manager ensures the success of events and convention groups by serving as the liaison between the hotel operating departments and the client. Through efficient management of the conference requirements, participates in capturing revenue through sales of food, beverage, room rental and auxiliary services; while ensuring labor savings measures are followed. Coordinates and communicates all aspects of the conference planning, menu selling and all other detail aspects.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Requires a working knowledge of banquet/catering food and beverage services, policies or operations.
Requires knowledge of computer equipment.
Requires compiling facts and figures in accordance with established procedures.
Supervisory skills needed.
Excellent literacy necessary to read BEO’s, process gratuities and payroll, etc.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying tables, chairs, boxes (50 lb. maximum) occasionally.
Bending/kneeling required for taping down cords, skirting tables, picking up floor after function occasionally.
Mobility - ability to service clients on a moment notice, variable distances.
Continuous standing required for function observation, client site inspections (one hour minimum to four hours maximum).
Climbing stairs of approximately 55 steps 3-5% of 10 hours daily.
Ability to hear and communicate necessary for verbal interaction with guests and associates.
Vision ability necessary to view set-ups
One to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Basic office equipment and materials
Inside 95% of 10 hour day. Outside 5% of 10 hour day.
Temperatures - extreme summer heat of 95 degrees and above, and winter cold.
Area of Interest:
Catering / Convention Services
Full Time - Regular
107 6th Street