• Career Opportunities at Marriott International

  • Posted on: 30 March, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Marriott International is a leading global lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

    Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

    Director - Finance

     

    Job Summary

    • Functions as the property’s strategic financial business leader.
    • The position champions, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees.
    • The position provides the financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment.
    • In addition, creates and executes a business plan that is aligned with the property and brand’s business strategy and focuses on the execution of financial activities and the delivery of desirable financial results.

    Core Work Activities
    Engaging in Strategic Planning and Decision Making:

    • Develops means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc.
    • Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
    • Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
    • Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
    • Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
    • Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
    • Creates the annual operating budget for the property.
    • Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for property managers.
    • Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
    • Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
    • Analyzes financial data and market trends.
    • Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business plan which is aligned with the company’s and brand’s strategic direction.
    • Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating department’s actual and projected sales.
    • Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.

    Leading Finance Teams:

    • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
    • Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
    • Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to influence the executive team, the property's strategies and to lead own team.
    • Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
    • Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.
    • Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to standard operating procedures.

    Anticipating and Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders

    • Attends meetings and communicating with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
    • Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.).
    • Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
    • Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
    • Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
    • Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand standard operating procedures and owner requirements.
    • Facilitates critique meetings to review information with management team.

    Developing and Maintaining Finance Goals:

    • Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
    • Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
    • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
    • Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
    • Improves profit growth in operating departments.
    • Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.
    • Monitor the purchasing process as applicable.

    Managing Projects and Policies:

    • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
    • Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with standard operating procedures.
    • Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
    • Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting requirements.
    • Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures.
    • Ensures compliance with standard operating procedures.

    Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

    • Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
    • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
    • Ensures new hires participate in the department’s orientation program.
    • Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
    • Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities.
    • Conduct performance review process for employees.
    • Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.

    Education and Experience

    • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 3 years experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area. OR
    • Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 1 year experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area.

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    Executive Chef

     

    Job Description

    • You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover.
    • You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.

    Job Summary

    • Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.
    • Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance in all areas of responsibility.
    • Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.
    • Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports.
    • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
    • Areas of responsibility comprise overseeing all food preparation areas (e.g., banquets, room service, restaurants, bar/lounge and employee cafeteria) and all support areas (e.g., dish room and purchasing).

    Candidate Profile
    Education and Experience:

    • High School Diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

    Or

    • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

    Core Work Activities
    Leading Kitchen Operations for Property:

    • Leads kitchen management team.
    • Provides direction for all day-to-day operations.
    • Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence or determine appropriate replacement to fill gaps.
    • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
    • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
    • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
    • Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
    • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
    • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
    • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
    • Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
    • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.

    Setting and Maintaining Goals for Culinary Function and Activities:

    • Develops and implements guidelines and control procedures for purchasing and receiving areas.
    • Establishes goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
    • Communicates the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.
    • Manages department controllable expenses including food cost, supplies, uniforms and equipment.
    • Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
    • Knows and implements the brand's safety standards.

    Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met:

    • Provides direction for menu development.
    • Monitors the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    • Determines how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
    • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
    • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
    • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
    • Ensures employees maintain required food handling and sanitation certifications.
    • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
    • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.

    Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

    • Provides and supports service behaviors that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
    • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
    • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
    • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
    • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
    • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service. Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters. Ensures employees receive on-going training to understand guest expectations.
    • Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement.

    Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

    • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
    • Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
    • Trains kitchen associates on the fundamentals of good cooking and excellent plate presentations.
    • Administers the performance appraisal process for direct report managers.
    • Interacts with the Banquet Chef and Catering department on training regarding food knowledge and menu composition.
    • Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals and or managers.
    • Manages employee progressive discipline procedures for areas of responsibility.
    • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and supports the Peer Review Process.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Provides information to executive teams, managers and supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
    • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

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    Director - Sales & Marketing

     

    Job Summary

    • Functions as the leader of the property’s sales department for properties with bookings over 300 peak rooms and significant local catering revenue.
    • Manages the property's reactive and proactive sales efforts.
    • Provides day to day leadership to sales associates to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues. Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel’s’ sales objectives.
    • Evaluates the property’s participation in the various sales channels (e.g., Area Sales, Group Sales within the Sales Office, electronic lead channels, etc.) and develops strong working relationships to proactively position and market the property.
    • Manages the marketing budget to enable development of property specific campaigns, promotions and collateral to drive revenue and meet property objectives. Interfaces with regional marketing communications for regional and national promotions pull through.
    • Develops and implements property wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer profile and property associates and provides a return on investment to the owner and Marriott International.

    Education and Experience
    Required:

    • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area. OR
    • 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

    Preferred:

    • 4 year college degree.
    • Demonstrated skills in supervising a team.
    • Lodging sales experience.
    • Hotel industry work experience, demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance.

    Core Work Activities
    Managing Sales Activities:

    • Manages the development of a strategic account plan for the demand generators in the market.
    • Manages the property's reactive and proactive sales efforts.
    • Determines and develops marketing communication activities, in conjunction with Regional Marketing Communications.
    • Provides customer intelligence in evaluating the market and economic trends that may lead to changes in sales strategy to meet or exceed customer expectations.
    • Reviews the Strategic Alignment Review (STAR) report, competitive shopping reports and uses other resources to maintain an awareness of the hotel’s market position.
    • Researches competitor’s sales team strategies to identify ways to grow occupancy and RevPAR and increase market share.
    • Attends sales strategy meetings to provide input on weekly and overall sales strategy.
    • Suggests innovative marketing ideas and develops deployment strategies to continue to grow market share.
    • Evaluates and supports participation and account deployment with Area Sales and Group Sales within the Sales Office.
    • Serves as the sales contact for the General Manager, property leadership team, Group Sales and Area Sales leaders.
    • Serves as the sales contact for customers; serves as the customer advocate.
    • Serves as hotel authority on sales processes and sales contracts.
    • Serves as the property sales liaison with Area Sales, Group Sales, Revenue Management, Event Management, Regional Marketing Communications and other hotel departments as appropriate.
    • Participates in sales calls with members of the Sales and Marketing team to acquire new business and/or close on business.
    • Identifies public relations opportunities and coordinates activities to augment the overall marketing communication strategy.
    • Supports the General Manager by coordinating crisis communications.
    • Executes and supports Marriott’s Customer Service Standards and hotel’s Brand Standards.
    • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
    • Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand (e.g., , Marriott Hotels and Resorts (MHR) Spirit to Serve Daily Basics, Renaissance Hotels and Resorts (RHR) Savvy Service Basics, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn Basics of the Day, Residence Inn Daily Huddle, or TownePlace Suites Morning Meeting).
    • Implements a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales while consistently delivering high level of service.
    • Monitors the effective resolution of guest issues that arise as a result of the sales process by creating mechanisms to channel issues to property leadership and/or other appropriate stakeholders.
    • Maintains successful performance by increasing revenues, controlling expenses and providing a return on investment for the owner and Marriott International.
    • Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel’s’ sales objectives.
    • Interfaces with regional marketing communications for regional and national promotions pull through.
    • Performs other duties, as assigned, to meet business needs.

    Building Successful Relationships:

    • Develops strong partnerships with local organizations to further increase brand/product awareness.
    • Develops and manages internal key stakeholder relationships.
    • Develops strong community and public relations by maintaining property participation in local, regional and national tradeshows and client events.
    • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and monitoring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
    • Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to Marriott.
    • Gains understanding of the hotel’s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event.

    Leadership:

    • Functions as the leader of the property’s sales department for properties with bookings over 300 peak rooms and significant local catering revenue.
    • Develops sales goals and strategies and verifies alignment with the brand business strategy.
    • Executes the sales strategy in order to meet individual booking goals for both self and staff.
    • Coaches leaders of revenue generating departments in developing effective revenue strategies and setting aggressive goals that will drive the property's financial performance.
    • Verifies Sales team understands and is leveraging Marriott International (MI) demand engines to full potential.
    • Works with Human Resources, Engineering and Loss Prevention to monitor compliance with local, state and federal regulations and/or union requirements.
    • Partners with Human Resources to attract, develop and retain the right people in order to support the strategic priorities of the market.
    • Creates effective structures, processes, jobs and performance management systems are in place.
    • Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the Leadership Performance Process (LPP), aligns performance and rewards, addresses performance issues and holds staff accountable for successful results.
    • Forecasts talent needs and manages talent acquisition strategy with Human Resources (HR) to minimize lost time due to turnover.
    • Maintains an active list of the competition’s best sales people and executes a recruitment and acquisition plan with HR.
    • Supports tools and training resources to educate sales associates on winning catering solutions.
    • Champions leadership development and workforce planning priorities by assessing, selecting, retaining and developing diverse, high-caliber talent that can lead the organization today and strengthen the leadership bench for the future; continues to upgrade the sales & marketing talent; works with HR to anticipate future talent needs based on business growth plans.
    • Identifies, trains and mentors group sales associates; utilizes all available on the job training tools for associates.
    • Transfers functional knowledge and develops group sales skills of other discipline managers.
    • Provides day to day leadership to sales associates to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues.
    • Evaluates the property’s participation in the various sales channels (e.g., Area Sales, Group Sales within the Sales Office, electronic lead channels, etc.) and develops strong working relationships to proactively position and market the property.
    • Manages the marketing budget to enable development of property specific campaigns, promotions and collateral to drive revenue and meet property objectives.

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