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Private Events Manager
Chop Shop & 1st Ward
2033 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Chop Shop & 1st Ward hiring Private Events Manager in Chicago, IL

Chop Shop & 1st Ward hiring Private Events Manager in Chicago, IL

Chop Shop & 1st WardMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Dec 25, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details
Chop Shop is Chicago's premier concert venue, restaurant and bar!

In addition to concerts the Chop Shop hosts hundreds of private events per year in our 6500 SF event space, our 2000 SF patio and two 2000 SF dining rooms and bars.
From corporate buyouts to brand activations, weddings, showers, mitsvah's, and birthdays to farmers markets and sales conferences/meetings, Chop Shop is constantly showcasing our space, service and incredible food and beverage programs to new and returning guests.
We're looking for a outgoing and motivated individual who wants to provide excellent hospitality and be a part of a diverse and fun environment every day!

Opening in Oct 2013 we just celebrated our 8 Year Anniversary and are poised to continue growing our reputation as a unique Chicago restaurant and venue.

Upon opening, Chop Shop was named one of Chicago Magazine's best new restaurants. Chop Shop stands alone in being the only restaurant & bar to also operate a full retail butcher & Italian sandwich shop, along with an indoor venue holding up to 500 people! 

Private Events, Dining & Group Sales: Concept, create, evaluate, streamline and build strategies to sell & execute new and existing Private Event Sales utilizing the dining room, patio, Butcher Bar and event space.

Off-Site Event Opportunities: Sell & execute new and existing Off-Site opportunities/one-off events

On-Site “In-House” Programmed Events: Sell and execute new and existing In-House programmed events

Private Events: Sell & execute new and existing large-scale events utilizing the event space and/or the entire building.

Complete account management for all projects: proposals, contracts, invoicing, vendor and staff management, scheduling, reporting

Marketing: Supervise collateral creation and marketing required for new initiatives, awareness, both internal and external

Event “Day-of” Management: Opening responsibilities, closing responsibilities, client liaison, vendor contact, staff supervision, overall customer satisfaction

Administrative Support: Any accounts payables/receivables related to you projects, reports: P&L, subcontractor files, monthly Sales Person commission report, new & existing client outreach & tracking

The compensation structure will be as follows:

Base salary is based on experience with Commission Structure paid MONTHLY.

10 paid vacation days

Eligibility for Health/Dental benefits after 90 days

Potential for Floor Management shifts

Qualified candidates should have minimum 3 years experience in event management and a passion for working in a fast paced enviornment. If you're looking to work in an organization where the day to day and week to week programming is consistently generating new customers and diverse offerings, Chop Shop is a place that provides fun, fresh and creative outlets across all revenue centers.

Please include a brief letter outlining your experience in event sales, as well as interests in and out of the event and hospitality world.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

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