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Marriott Executive-Event Sales in Switzerland

Job Number 22005989

Job Category Sales & Marketing

Location W Verbier, Rue de Medran 70, Verbier, Wallis, Switzerland

Brand W Hotels

Schedule Full-Time

Relocation? N

Position Type Non-Management

Located Remotely? N

Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.

We share our guests’ passions, providing insider access to what’s new and what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.

About us:

W is a destination, more than a hotel. A contemporary lifestyle brand infused with the energy of non-traditional luxury. What's hip, fresh, and cool, always balanced with what is comfortable and cozy.

W Verbier is the first alpine escape of W Hotels Worldwide and was honored to be named both Switzerland’s Best Ski Hotel and World’s Best Ski Hotel - 2016 by the reputed World Ski Awards organization.

Perched at 1531 meters and located on the Place Blanche, the heart of the Medran Project, the hotel will be conveniently located next to the main gondola offering immediate access to the 400 kilometers slopes of ski, biking and hiking terrain, ensuring a memorable experience.

Open all year around, W Verbier offers 123 rooms for jet setters seeking extraordinary travel experiences, 6 different bars and restaurants, and the signature AWAY® spa in collaboration with Switzerland’s most famous beauty brand, La Prairie.

Whatever else guests need to amp up their stay, all they need to do is ask. The renowned Whatever/Whenever service team is available to make it happen 24/7.

About the role:

This position is responsible for coordinating and converting group enquiries to actual agreements and always executing details with effective precision.

As an event executive, you will plan, organise and coordinate every detail of the events with the different departments involve (kitchen, B&F, style, reservation etc...)

You maintain a strong presence on the floor delivering quality service to clients and building special relationships with both clients and the external sales team to help ensure repeat business.

You produce and distribute meeting event summaries and communicate any changes and/or updates to all hotel departments as necessary.

You participate in Hotel site visits and planning meetings for upcoming groups and potential affiliate businesses.

About you:

You are passionate about the W brand and are eager to be part of the opening team of this exciting project

The ideal candidate for this role has experience in Group and Event department in a high end, lifestyle kind of environment.

You will be fluent in French and English

You have a natural affinity for styling trends

You remain 'in the know' at all times

You have an eye for detail and do not accept mediocre as a standard, you always strive for perfection

You have excellent people skills and have an upbeat, positive attitude to work and life. You should be highly motivated

You are creative and always think of new ways of doing things, you embrace change

You should be highly motivated

Passion for Sales, Fashion Music and Design

Be detail-oriented and have a passion for giving guests an exceptional experience.

Due to visa restrictions, only applicants from Switzerland and European Union can be considered.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.