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Conference Assistant

Company: Benchmark Hospitality
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Come be a part of something bigger!

More than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world bring their unique talents, expertise and experiences to work every day with Benchmark. Our strength lies in our diversity, positive service attitude and determination to succeed.  Come be a part of our “Be the Difference” philosophy, where every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, and communities.

We are a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home.  Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) 
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn’t love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off (Holidays/Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more details

Who are we?

The Conference Assistant is responsible for assisting the Planning Manager by professionally servicing the needs of the conference groups and their participants. The conference assistant will be involved in the behind the scenes preparations and general responsibilities for servicing the needs of hotel and conference center guests.

What you will have an opportunity to do:

What the Position Does:

  • Provide administrative support to the planning team.
  • Perform general clerical office duties.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination for conference meetings/events.
  • May work directly with conference contacts.
  • Assist with room set up and tear down.
  • Assist with service to conference guests providing food, beverage and other amenities as requested or required.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of computer software programs

Preferences Given For:

  • Previous event planning or coordination experience
  • Previous experience with space management systems.

What are we looking for?

Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Benchmark Hospitality, Blacksburg , Conference Assistant, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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