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Assistant Director of Events - Crowne Plaza and Holiday Doha - The Business park, Qatar

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality. We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make, and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way. With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there are countless opportunities at your fingertips. We’re growing; grow with us. Conveniently located in the heart of one of Doha's key business districts, close to major banks, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park is just a 15-minute drive by car or complimentary shuttle from Doha's Hamad International Airport and near such attractions as Museum of Islamic Arts and Souk Waqif. Our 378 stylish guestrooms and suites at Crowne Plaza and 307 well-appointed guestrooms at Holiday Inn are all equipped with modern amenities designed for comfort and high-speed wireless internet access to stay connected.

Your day-to-day:

  • Ran the operational and administrative aspects of Banqueting operations to assure a smooth day-to-day operation and take charge of the department in his/her absence
  • Enforce and monitor that all operational standards, as per our policies, SOP, and quality measures are in place at all times
  • Create and maintain a great synergy between Banqueting operations and all other F&B outlets as well as Catering and Event Sales and support them as required whenever possible
  • Maintain a strong relationship with events-related contractors and event companies as well as counterparts from other hotels in the city
  • Work closely with the respective Culinary team members on coordinating service flow, timings, and set-ups of all events, including coffee breaks, buffet, set menus, cocktail receptions, and any others as required
  • Maintain a file with a detailed overview of all banquet venues and work closely with the Catering and Evens Sales team together to determine possible layouts, setups, and floor plans
  • Ensure all venues will be fully set, including lighting music, decoration, and other details at least thirty minutes prior to the scheduled start time

What we need from you:

  • A degree or High School Diploma in Hospitality/Hotel/Business Management is preferred
  • Experience as Assistant Banquet Manager in a high-volume hotel with the highest levels of service is preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a 5-star hotel environment
  • International work experience in at least two of the following regions: Asia, Europe, North America, and preferably the Middle East
  • Knowledge of Banquet service procedures and standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop and foster beneficial relationships
  • Mandatory Arabic Speaking

What you can expect from us:

We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work-life – including a full uniform, impressive room discounts, and some of the best training in the business. 

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate differences and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

IHG gives every member of the team the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our my well-being

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