B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

  • Area Conference Services Manager

    DoubleTree by Hilton McLean Tysons
    Job Function
    Food & Beverage
    Full Time
    Daytime/Office Hours
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Are you looking for a Great place to work?!  Our team at the DoubleTree by Hilton McLean Tysons is looking for star talent.  Currently we are in need of an Area Conference Services Manager, who will be honored to own our guests experience once they have signed their contract.  If you believe you have what it takes to create a rewarding experience for our guests, we would Love to speak with you!!!


    This position is responsible for ensuring overall effective operations of all meetings, including adherence to all health regulations and liquor laws.  Uses leadership skills to drive revenue, maximize profit, and ensure quality.  Accountable for management of assigned staff to ensure achievement of overall financial results, guest satisfaction, and positive team member relations. 


    1. Effective Operation of Banquet Outlets: Assists in leading the food & beverage staff to ensure department operates efficiently and business goals are achieved.  Attends appropriate meetings and communicates effectively with all responsible staff to ensure guest and team member needs are met.  
    2. Guest Service: Accountable for guest satisfaction by ensuring food and beverage service standards are met and guest needs are responded to in a timely manner.   Resolves guest complaints in courteous and friendly manner, focusing on service recovery when applicable.  Works side by side with staff to train and model appropriate guest service standards.
    3. People Management and Development: Assists in interviewing, hiring, coaching, and development of all team members.  Evaluates staff performance and takes appropriate corrective action as needed to hold team members accountable.  Motivates staff by setting goals, providing ongoing feedback, and rewarding/recognizing team members.  Assists in training all team members and ensuring training records are maintained.  Analyzes quality issues, identifies training needs and ensures implementation to improve results.  Utilizes available resources and adheres to B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group training policies.  Ensures all company, brand, and department specific training requirements are met.
    4. Financial Expectations: Supports business revenue goals by implementing and delivering service programs.  Responsible for building and maintaining client relationships to drive repeat business/customer referrals. Assists in implementing changes to conference center operations based on sales and guest comments.  Supports management of expenses to maximize hotel profitability. Supports effective labor management through proper scheduling, monitoring, and adjusting based on business needs and the departmental budget.  Follows B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group procurement guidelines and applies good business judgment.  Manages and maintains company assets to stay within budget guidelines.
    5. Safety/Risk Management: Conduct routine inspections of conference center operations to maintain quality food, beverage and kitchen/restaurant standards per B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, brand, local, state and federal regulations.   Ensures a clean and safe work environment, and follows all B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group’s procedures for guest/team member incidents. 
    6. Self/Workload Management: Responsible for effective self/workload management.  Demonstrates clear written and verbal communication skills.  Promotes collaboration and positive, professional work environment.  Attends all daily, weekly and/or monthly department/hotel meetings to ensure proper communication/planning occurs. Adheres to all B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group Standard Operating Procedures.



    Education:  High school diploma or GED required.  College degree or equivalent experience required. Serve Safe, TIPS or CARE beverage service certification or the ability to obtain certification is required.   

    Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 2+ years of progressive conference center experience required, with a minimum of one year supervisory/management experience.  Must have the ability to communicate well with all levels within and outside the organization, and be able to problem-solve with team members and guests.  Must be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. 

    Physical:  Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis throughout shift.  Ability to lift, transport, and connect a keg weighing up to 150 pounds an occasional basis with assistance.  Requires ability to work extended hours based on business needs, with physically demanding responsibilities such as walking, standing, carrying, and lifting throughout the extended shift.   


    Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:    Prefer 2+ years of supervisory/management experience in a hotel setting of similar brand or distinction.  Prefer experience with venue of similar size, volume, and reputation for focus on guest satisfaction. Basic knowledge of culinary operation, restaurant, conference center and beverage service. 

    EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disabled


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