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Dir. of Corporate and Private Events in New York, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    18-02703

Job Description

Title:  Director of Corporate and Private Events
Location: NYC
Salary: DOE (Depends on Experience)
Direct Hire w/Client

Client represents a restaurant, lounge and nightlife experience that is sophisticated, exclusive and fun.  The NYC club is a bold reinvigoration of the timeless and iconic brand within a multi-concept venue that invites, seduces and celebrates a new generation's after work lifestyle of luxury and leisure.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Procures and manages event management functions and staff on a daily basis. Position has overall responsibility for executing all property events while consistently delivering a high level of service. Ensures team maximizes revenue opportunities by up-selling and accurately forecasting all events.
 
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES:
Managing Event Planning Operations

  • Generates new event business
  • Leads execution of activities to support the Event Management strategy
  • Works with direct reports to review scheduled events and event complexity to avoid potential service challenges and failures
  • Ensures the property is apprised of all groups that will impact property operations
  • Ensures furniture and equipment is maintained and inventory levels are kept in accordance to corporate guidelines
  • Leads the catering menu development process
  • Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for events such as meetings, conferences, and conventions
  • Works directly with high-profile and high-revenue groups to ensure an excellent customer experience for all customers

Leading Discipline and Department Teams

  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations
  • Communicates vision for service delivery in Event Management to ensure guest is serviced from arrival to departure (e.g., greeting from maitre'd or event services team, food and beverage delivery, fulfillment of special requests, invitation to return).
  • Manages customer budgets to maximize revenue while meeting customer needs


  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels
  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service
  • Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters

Managing the Sales and Marketing Strategy

  • 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

Salary:
This position offers a base salary plus commission, giving unlimited upside earning potential.

Job Type: Full-time
Required experience: Sales: 7-10 years. Business development expertise. CRM database experience.
 
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In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com.