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Talent Buyer
MURFREESBORO TN 37133
Category: Restaurant
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89750497

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Talent Buyer

**Job Number** 18001COK

**Job Category** Golf, Fitness, and Entertainment

**Location** Gaylord Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville, Tennessee VIEW ON MAP

**Brand** Gaylord Hotels

**Schedule** Full-time

**Relocation?** No

**Position Type** Management


**Start Your Journey With Us**


Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a "consider it done" spirit to work. In return, you'll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards.


**JOB SUMMARY**


Researches
artist viability, plans, manages and executes entertainment contracts for
various outlets within the Gaylord brand portfolio. Promotes positive guest
experiences by identifying, purchasing, and managing appropriate talent within
Gaylord venues at the optimum performance levels. Works in conjunction with
leadership and entertainment team in the development and implementation of the
strategic plan for the enhancement of all entertainment venues and special
events. Submits entertainment offers, finalizes performance contracts and
manages contract talent relationships. Supports leadership in concept
development, talent booking and marketing endeavors. Coordinates sales efforts
with all departments to maximize revenue opportunities.


**CANDIDATE PROFILE**


**Education and Experience**


o
High
school diploma or GED; 5-7 years' experience in the event management,
entertainment, talent booking or related professional area.



OR




2-year
degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management,
Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 5 years' experience in
the event management or related professional area required.


**CORE WORK ACTIVITIES**


**Managing Entertainment EventLogistics and Operations**



Plans and manages the overall entertainment
requirements of venues and hotel entertainment and assigned special
events.



Coordinates
sales efforts with all departments to maximize revenue opportunities.



Performs
pre and post entertainment duties, show schedules and show time duties such as settlements
when required.



Promotes
positive guest experiences by facilitating talent acquisition aspects at the optimum
performance levels.


**Supporting theManagement of Event Operations (Planning and Budgeting)**



Works
in conjunction with Leadership, Entertainment, Marketing, Event Management, and
Production Management teams in the development and implementation of the
strategic plan for the enhancement of all entertainment venues and special
events.



Finalizes
performance contracts and manages contract talent relationships.



Monitors
adherence to company policies and procedures;



Supports
leadership in concept development, coordination of creative and marketing team,
talent booking and other creative endeavors.



Creates
standards for entertainment talent acquisition and assists in the quality
assurance of those standards.


**SupportingProfitability**



Coordinates
sales efforts with all departments to maximize revenue opportunities.



Performs
duties such as scheduling, ensuring invoices are updated and processed, and show
quality.



Serve
as a liaison between artist representation, talent, multiple vendors and
clients of events and exhibits to enhance relationships, increase revenues and
promote a positive experience for all parties involved.


**Managing and ConductingHuman Resources Activities**



Directs
the work of employees and partners when needed.



Handles
employee complaints and executes disciplinary requirements with talent as
needed.



Provides
for the safety and security of the associates or the property.


MANAGEMENT
COMPETENICES







**Leadership**







**Adaptability** - Determines how
change impacts self and others; displays flexibility in adjusting priorities;
and communicates both the reasons for change and how it impacts the
workplace.







**Communication** - Customizes approach to conveying complex information and ideas to
others in a convincing and engaging manner; appropriately interprets verbal
and non-verbal behavior; and models active listening to ensure
understanding..







**Problem Solving and Decision Making** -
Models and coaches others on breaking complex issues into manageable parts,
identifying and evaluating alternatives and their implications before making
decisions, and involving and gaining agreement from others when making key
decisions.







**Professional Demeanor** -
Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from
others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment
with its values.






**Managing Execution**







**Building and Contributing to Teams** -
Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the
completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among
team members.







**Driving for Results** -
Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes
responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the
efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively
takes action and goes beyond what is required.







**Planning and Organizing** - Gathers information and resources required to
set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work
requirements for self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is
completed.






**Building Relationships**







**Coworker Relationships** -
Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in
the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.







**Customer Relationships** -
Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer
needs and actions consistent with the company's service standards.







**GlobalMindset** - Supports
employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations,
and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation,
engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the
opportunity to contribute to their full potential.






**Generating Talent and Organizational Capability**







**Organizational Capability** - Evaluates and adapts the structure of team
assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals
of an organizational unit.







**Talent Management** -
Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen
skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.






**Learning and Applying Professional Expertise**







**Applied Learning** - Seeks and makes the most of learning
opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.







**Business Acumen** - Understands and utilizes business information to
manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach
team, business, and administrative challenges.







**Technical Acumen** -
Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific
functional area to conduct.






o
**General Event Management** - The ability to have a working knowledge,
understanding of polices, procedures and standards of the event management
department to include, event planning, event operations and event technology
for different types of events.



o
**Event Planning** - The ability to connect with customers, detail events, upsell products
and services, manage multiple customers at a given time, be detailed
orientated, understand and have a working knowledge of catering and event
management systems.



o **Communicationsand Media** - Knowledge of media
production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This
includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and
visual media.







**Basic Competencies** -
Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.






o
**Basic Computer Skills** -
Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word
processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).






o
**Mathematical Reasoning** -
Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly,
correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.






o
**Oral Comprehension** - Demonstrates
ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through
spoken words and sentences.






o
**Reading Comprehension** -
Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in
work-related documents.






o
**Writing** - Communicates effectively in writing as
appropriate for the needs of the audience.








_Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws._

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