The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida has added Jennifer Jenkins as Social Catering Specialist and Event Meeting Manager. In her position, she is responsible for coordinating and managing weddings, banquets, special events, and other catered group functions at the resort.
Together with the adjacent World Golf Hall of Fame, The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center is the largest combination hotel and convention center between Atlanta and Orlando, with 101,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. The announcement of Jenkins’ appointment was made jointly by the resort’s General Manager Jeffrey Oliasami and Director of Sales & Marketing William McBroom.
Prior to joining the Sales & Catering Department at The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, Jenkins served for nearly three years as Director of Children’s Ministry at Providence Presbyterian Church in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, where she planned and organized special events and fundraising programs, and was responsible for coordinating educational classes, facilitators, and volunteers in the church’s Children’s Ministry program. Previous experience includes serving as Director of Sales at Precision Imaging Centers; as Operations Manager and Assistant General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Austin South in Austin, Texas; and as Sales Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Austin Airport. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, with a focus on Tourism, from Indiana University Bloomington.
“We are very proud to have Jennifer in our Sales & Catering Department,” said McBroom. “She is a highly motivated, client-focused, and skilled professional who has extensive experience coordinating events, as well as experience in both sales and executive leadership positions at hotels. She is a great addition to our team.”