Specialist Group Dining and Events – Mandalay Bay | MGM Resorts International

Job Description

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in a place full of excitement, diversity, and entertainment? Are you enthusiastic about being a team player in one of the most fascinating industries in the world? At MGM Resorts, we seek individuals like YOU to create unique and show-stopping experiences for our guests.
 

THE JOB:

As a Group Dining & Events Specialist, you will be responsible for developing relationships and securing business with key clients with an emphasis on conventions and social business.  You will also set the stage for guest experience with your welcoming smile and service. By understanding their unique stories and needs, you will own their experience to create WOW memories they will carry with them far and beyond their stay with us.
 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Handle multiple concurrent contract negotiations in order to maximize volume, revenue and profit

  • Detail every aspect of a group booking, coordinate the details within each department and act as point person for the client

  • Professionally represent the property during site inspections, client entertaining, trade shows, presentations and offsite events

  • Actively solicit new business, contact prospective clients via phone, email, letter etc. to identify and procure business opportunities in order to maximize volume, revenue and profit

  • Achieve monthly individual and team revenue goals

  • Perform site tours for prospective clients and conduct pre-event and post event meetings with clients

  • Develop F&B minimums and space availability that are competitive and offer highest yield for the hotel to ensure maximum profitability

  • Develop proposals, menus and group events orders, and negotiate business terms of contracts

  • Work closely with venues operations and culinary teams to ensure proper event execution

 THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Takes pride in their work

  • Looks forward to working with a team to provide positive experiences

  • Describes themselves as detail-oriented

  • Enjoys helping others and likes to make a good impression

  • Can handle multiple tasks at one time

 THE PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Wellness incentive programs to help you stay healthy physically and mentally

  • Access to company hotel, food and beverage, retail, and entertainment discounts as well as discounts with company partners on things like travel, electronics, online shopping, and more.

  • Free meals in our employee dining room

  • Free parking on and off shift

  • Healthcare, financial, and time off benefits

  • Professional and personal development through programs and networking opportunities as well as volunteer opportunities in the community

Are you ready to JOIN THE SHOW? Apply today!

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