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Union Square Events - The Conrad Downtown hiring Banquet Manager- Union Square Events at Conrad New York Downtown in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary (Salary)
Expired: Sep 8, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details


Union Square Events is looking for a Banquet Manager to join their growing team at the Conrad Downtown!


Who you are: you are responsible for overseeing banquet floor operations and delivering the highest standards of service set forth by Union Square Events & Conrad New York Downtown. You will oversee the department’s servers and house-persons during event setups and on the floor during events. You are also responsible for the overall cleanliness and organization of the back of house areas. You should have a general understanding of the Conrad Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to effectively manage the team members.

What you’ll do:

  • Influence and maintain service standards for catering and banquets
  • Lead service for events in a variety of formats, from intimate to large-scale
  • Collaborate with hotel sales and events team to create successful service plans
  • Motivate, train, and develop team in growing business
  • Ensure consistent compliance with labor and wage laws
  • Create client and guest raves with each interaction
  • Continually raise the bar on the hotel’s event experience

What we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • 2+ Years Catering and/or Hotel Banquet Management
  • Client Management in a high profile setting, Experience with POS Systems
  • Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Knowledge of OT and NY State Labor Laws

What you’ll get from us:

  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund

Please note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. This position may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the restaurant.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please e-mail [email protected] for assistance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

USHG will make reasonable accommodations under applicable law for qualified individuals to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the Company.


USHG is proud to offer all qualified employees a package of employee benefits including; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Transit Discount program, 401k, Flexible Spending, Direct Deposit, Corporate Fitness Discount programs and an Employee Dining Program.

  • Medical: Each of our PPO plans is designed to help you meet your healthcare needs and manage expenses for you (and your dependents) including the option to use in-network or out-of network providers. Our medical insurance offers three different options to employees with USHG sharing the cost of the premium with enrolled employees.
  • Dental Insurance: USHG offers two dental policies: an in-network plan, and an out-of-network plan. We cover 100% of the cost of the “In Network” Plan for you (an individual plan) or we will apply a set dollar amount per month to the cost of your plan if you choose to add dependants or to go out-of-network using the Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan.
  • Vision: USHG offers a supplemental vision insurance program. The in-network plan includes an annual eye exam and a pair of glasses or set of contacts.
  • Transit Program: All employees are eligible to elect to set aside pre-tax dollars each month toward the cost of commuting. You may choose up to the Federal Allowed maximum per month and these elections are deducted pre-tax. As a result you will pay less in taxes each year.
  • 401(k) Plan: USHG offers a voluntary retirement investment plan that allows you to defer a portion of your income and use pre-tax dollars to save for your retirement. All employees who are 21 years of age or older may elect to participate after 12 months of continuous employment.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: All employees who have completed 12 months of continuous, full-time employment may elect to set up Flexible Spending Accounts in January of each year. Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to defer pre-tax income to pay for certain eligible expenses including health care costs not covered by health insurance, transportation to work, and qualified child care expenses. Flexible Spending allows you to increase the income you take home by reducing the amount of taxes you pay for qualified expenses.
  • Direct Deposit: We offer direct deposit of paychecks to your financial institution at no cost to you. You may sign up for direct deposit at any time.
  • Corporate Discount Programs: As a USHG employee, you can get a discounted rate at area gyms and massage services. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to stay healthy and strong!
  • Employee Dining Program: Through this program, we hope to make dining in our restaurants a reality for all our employees. The program starts out as a discount program and adds Dining Dollars over time.

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Corporate Catering, Event Catering

Part of Union Square Hospitality Group

Union Square Events and Conrad New York (CNY) were brought together by a shared vision to provide culinary excellence and unparalleled hospitality to clients and event guests in Lower Manhattan, one of the most historically-rich and newly-revitalized areas of the city.

As CNY’s exclusive caterer, USE collaborates with the CNY team on a variety of social and corporate events. CNY’s event space is composed of 30,000 adaptable square feet featuring two ballrooms, eighteen meeting rooms, a corner boardroom, and twenty-six breakout suites.