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Marriott Events Curator in Langkawi, Malaysia

Additional Information Events Curator

Job Number 24120935

Job Category Event Management

Location The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi, PT 313 Jalan Pantai Kok, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


The Events Curator recommends, contracts and produces all entertainment, events and exhibits for the property. They work with all departments, communicating the vision and overseeing all operational, financial, promotional and communications aspects. They work with and supervise any consultants, vendors, suppliers and contractors to achieve the project schedule, budget and quality goals for the resort. Produces financial information including Performa’s, ROI for new and existing events, as well as monitoring and analyzing cost reports and preparing the forecast.


University degree, preferably in Business Administration, Hospitality or a related professional area, with at least 5 to 6 years' experience in event curation, preferably in a resort of hotel setting, with a proven track record managing events of different levels of complexity


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for liaising with internal resort teams and collaborators.

Demonstrated ability to identify suitable collaborations considering brand identity, time, season, and market trends.

Knowledge of market trends and a commitment to maintaining high event execution standards within a resort.

Creative thinking and problem-solving skills to address challenges and enhance the overall event experience.

Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced resort environment, adapting to changing priorities.

Familiarity with event management software and tools.

Strong focus on driving revenue to the Hotel through a comprehensive Event Calendar made up of a variety of events, collaborations and entertainment.

Lead the preparation of thorough event documentation, ensuring smooth coordination with resort departments and collaborators for pre, during, and post-event phases.

Drives room night production and incremental revenues.

Monitors all operational aspects of projects including set-up, daily schedules, and event management.

Manages ongoing and daily performance of consultants, vendor, suppliers and contractors to achieve project schedule, budget, and quality goals for the organization.

Prepares business plan for promotions/events to present to property leadership.

Monitor event collaborations from finding potential collaborators in various industries such as F&B, Culinary, Fashion, Health, Beauty and Fitness to maintaining future connections.

Identify revenue opportunities by strategically selecting collaborations and events that align with the resort's brand.

Ensure all events meet resort standards and guidelines, continuously seeking opportunities for improvement.

Participate in site inspections and assist in the next steps process as needed.

Create and maintain a calendar of events.

Prepare critical paths involving everyone's roles for successful collaborations.

Collaborate closely with collaborators to understand specific event requirements, ensuring a personalized approach within the resort setting.

Stay updated on industry trends to enhance the quality and innovation of hosted events at the resort.

Work with the various departments within the resort to identify potential clients and contribute to tailored event proposals.

Foster effective communication and collaboration with internal resort teams for a streamlined event execution process.

Greet guests during events and facilitate a seamless hand-off to the operations team for execution details.

Manages the daily activities and performance of the Special Events and Entertainment Staff.

Serves as liaison with all departmental leaders to coordinate event details, to ensure a high-quality customer experience.

Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishes prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property.

Creates and achieves the Special Events and Entertainments' annual operating budget.

Focuses on building the property's top line revenue by supporting the execution of the annual Special Events and Entertainment Marketing Plan and providing leadership to the teams on post-contractual upselling efforts.

Works with all areas in the Special Events and Entertainment division to establish content and pricing.

Proactive trend searcher, competitor checker to create yearly event calendar in collaborations and partnership with artists, popular & famous figures.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Same Posting Description for Internal and External Candidates

At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.

Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.

Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.

In joining The Ritz-Carlton, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.