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National College Leadership Program - Minneapolis

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Job ID NATIO016588 Date posted 08/26/2022 Location Minneapolis , Minnesota Position Type Full Time

The very core of Encore is our creative and skilled team members.

We create live-event solutions that connect and inspire people around the world. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.

With a global footprint reaching more than 20 countries, we have experienced tremendous growth in recent years, extending the solutions we provide customers to create in-person, virtual and hybrid event experiences.

As we continue to expand, Encore is seeking individuals interested in a career in operations management or sales throughout North America.  Our National College Leadership Program, scheduled to start in June 2023, will be accepting applications where you can “Make Your Moment”.  Upon successful completion of the 5-month Manager in Training program, individuals will be prepared for immediate placement into an operations or sales manager role within our nationwide network of 2,100 venues including luxury hotels, casinos and conference center properties.

If you are a recent graduate or plan to graduate in the coming year, this leadership program could be a great opportunity for you.

Discover a place where you can build a career that’s packed with development opportunities, mobility, rewards, and an energizing and connected culture. We call it our Focus on You. At Encore, you’ll join a team that brings productions, meetings and events to life for some of the biggest companies on the planet. We’ll give you all the support and training you need to make an impact on our clients and your future – from cutting-edge technology to blended learning and role-based development programs.

Ready to take the stage? Make your moment.

Qualified candidates must possess the following background:

  • 4-year college graduate with a BA/BS degree required; preference for Hospitality, Business/Management, Communications, Event Management, Theater or related field.
  • At least 1 year of related professional work experience or a combination of employment/internships. Prior experience in management, operations, technology and/or hospitality is a plus.
  • Strong interest in a management career with the opportunity for advancement and promotion.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and presentation skills.
  • Effective leadership abilities and customer satisfaction focus.
  • Technical aptitude demonstrated through interest and exposure to new technology.
  • Ability to work at a hotel location within major metro markets.
  • Willingness to relocate within the US. Flexibility is important.
  • Continuous authorization to work in the U.S

Training

  • Rotations through both the Operation and Sales functions
  • Hands-on learning in venues alongside our field leaders
  • Instructor-led training conducted at the corporate office in Chicago, IL
  • Flexibility to relocate during training and for full-time placement

Certifications through online courses from the following ENCORE University Academies – Leadership, Technical, Operations, Sales and Service.

Competencies:  

·         Hospitality

·         Ensure Accountability

·         Manages Ambiguity

·         Decision Quality

·         Drives Quality Results

·         Builds Networks

·         Communicates Effectively

·         Instills Trust

·         Plans and Aligns

·         Builds Effective Teams

Encore offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health insurance and participation in a 401K plan.  Candidates will receive a base salary during the training program and have the ability to earn a base salary + bonus incentive upon placement as an Operations Manager, Director of Events or Venue Sales Manager (placement will occur immediately upon completion of the training).  Most importantly, we empower team members to make significant contributions to our business while developing their careers. 

Locations:  Encore provides service in over 2100 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. We are currently recruiting interested candidates to start in the following locations with the flexibility to relocate within Encore:

West

Southwest

Midwest

Southeast

Northeast

Orange County

San Francisco

Los Angeles

San Diego

Hawaii

Dallas

Denver

Phoenix

Chicago

Minneapolis

Cleveland

Indianapolis

Atlanta

Miami

Orlando

Tampa

Baltimore

Boston

New York

Philadelphia

DC Metro Area

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform criminal background screening and pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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