CBRE Conference Services Coordinator in Houston, Texas

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for conference and meeting room reservation coordination, events, catering, and audio visual equipment within a conference center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage over all conference center schedule to include clients meeting requirements; evaluates best use of facility based on

client needs; interacts with clients through correspondence and meetings.

Manage online conference room scheduling system to ensure proper meeting placement.

Works closely with AV/Meeting & Events technician team to ensure set up and needs have been met. Expert knowledge of AV systems.

Ensures catering options/menus are presented timely; Coordinate delivery and assist with set up of food & beverages; clean up and removal of dishes.

Ensures all equipment is in proper working order.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

HS Diploma or GED required and a minimum of 1 - 2 years of related work experience. Prior event coordination, customer service or other hospitality experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.

Comfortable meeting and engaging with new people.

Warm and engaging demeanor. Ability to assess circumstances, empathize and offer help.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook, etc. Comfortable with and embracing of new technologies and digital tools; such as Apps, databases, financial management, work order management, social networking, cloud technologies, handheld mobile technologies and applications, and communications.. Ability to work in multiple software platforms and learn and retain technical software applications quickly.

Good organizational skills. Must work well under pressure with multiple deadlines, and demonstrate a proactive approach to routine and non-routine occurrences.

Ability to work flexible work schedules based on business need.

May need to be physically able to lift and move 30-40 boxes and operate a two-wheel dolly. Physical ability to assist with document services operations. Able to lift 50 lbs.

Strong problem-solving skills. Highly adaptable and flexible.

Ability to work independently with little supervision.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

SAFETY

  1. Complete at a satisfactory level all required and assigned HSE training

  2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE related requirements at all times

  3. Participate in all HSE related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

  4. Report any condition which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans