Event Manager

11. November 2022


Job Number 22194160

Job Category Event Management

Location W Verbier, Rue de Medran 70, Verbier, Wallis, Switzerland VIEW ON MAP

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

About W

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.

What you will do

The event manager is responsible for managing, coordinating and converting group requests into actual agreements and always managing the details with efficient precision.
As an events manager, you follow up on all contractual agreements.
You increase the group’s revenue by developing the affiliates› business and transforming the customers› needs from basic to memorable, in line with the W brand image.
You will maintain a strong field presence by providing quality service to customers and building strong relationships with customers and the external sales team to ensure customer retention.
You will produce and send out BEOs and communicate any changes and/or updates to all hotel departments as necessary.
You will participate in hotel tours and planning meetings for upcoming groups and potential affiliate business.

The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive experience in the groups and events department in a 5* environment.
You are fluent in French and English.
You have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive and optimistic attitude to work and life.
You are creative and always thinking of new ways of doing things, you accept change.
Passion for sales, music and fashion design
Have an eye for detail and a passion for giving customers an exceptional experience.

Due to visa restrictions, only candidates from Switzerland and the 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.

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.

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