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Conventions Manager - Jackson Lake Lodge - Housing Provided -Summer 2022

Date:  Jan 7, 2022

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. www.vailresortscareers.com


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Are you an experienced food & beverage professional? Does a busy schedule, with competing priorities motivate you? Are you interested in working and living next door to Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you! 


The Conventions Manager is responsible for the set up, execution, billing, and clean up of all convention functions.


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s) for setup and staff needs for all Conventions events and set up for banquets
  • Meet with Group Client Contact prior to and at the conclusion of all functions.
  • Maintain a positive and professional rapport with all Client Contacts.
  • Manage all convention events and set up and ensure prompt accurate service with anticipation and compliance of all guests’ needs.
  • Attend all meetings including all Group Review Meetings, Pre Conference Meetings (“Pre-Cons”) and F&B Meetings.
  • Perform basic management functions (manage staff, discipline staff, schedule employees, complete payroll etc.)
  • Responsible for continuing service, training for all staff, and conducting monthly departmental meetings.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of all banquet meeting rooms, hallways, banquet pantry and all banquet storage areas.
  • Schedule staff and ensure adequate staffing levels for all functions, while adhering to budgeted guidelines.
  • Manage the set up of all banquet rooms that including tables, chairs, audio visual equipment, linen, skirting, china, glassware, silverware and all miscellaneous equipment.
  • Responsible for the billing of all set up and AV charges.  Must obtain signatures on all banquet checks for items not on the BEO or change logs.
  • Work closely with the Culinary Team (Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Banquet Chef and Executive Steward) and communicate all changes, menu concerns, buffet set ups, service timing and special requests.
  • Work closely with the Beverage Team (Beverage Manager, Assistant Beverage Manager, and Banquet Bartender) communicating all changes, beverage concerns, opening and closing of the bars and wine service.
  • Complete employee payroll time sheets on a daily basis, and complete a daily labor analysis compared to budget, and turn in to Food & Beverage Director daily.
  • Complete all banquet gratuity sheets daily.
  • Responsible for requisitioning needed food, beverage and non-food supplies from the storeroom.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by management.


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Previous banquets/conventions experience
  • Point of Sale systems experience
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • TIPS certification
  • End of day cash close-out experience
  • Ability to work long hours and varied shifts


We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Previous Food and Beverage supervisory experience
  • Previous audio-visual experience



Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 386967

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming