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Events Manager
Four Twenty Five
425 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Four Twenty Five hiring Events Manager in New York, NY

Four Twenty Five hiring Events Manager in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary ($80k - $85k)
Expired: Mar 22, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

OVERVIEW 

Renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is expanding his global restaurant empire with the launch of Four Twenty Five, a new restaurant that perfectly blends culinary excellence with architectural marvel and sustainability practices. Situated at the prestigious address of 425 Park Avenue in an L&L Holding office tower, this restaurant boasts a remarkable design by the esteemed Lord Norman Foster of Foster+Partners, a recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Four Twenty Five promises an extraordinary dining experience, featuring a main mezzanine dining level showcasing a stunning open kitchen. Enhancing its appeal, the restaurant also boasts a captivating cocktail lounge and bar, complemented by a 24-foot painting created by artist Larry Poons above the bar.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Events Manager will play an integral role in firmly establishing Four Twenty Five as premium, customer- and client-focused venues, that provides memorable, world-class event experiences that are second to none. The Events Manager must possess a proven track-record of managing internal and external resources in support of client events, budget planning, and collaboration across multiple departments and will provide the world-class expertise required for this year-round position. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate and contribute to developing solutions for client challenges.
  • Develop production schedules and manage internal and external resources in support of client events.
  • Manage the entire process associated with hosting events at the restaurant, coordinate and manage the entitlements and expectations of the brand and client event sponsors.
  • Manage expectations, processes, and multiple projects simultaneously, while operating ethically to protect the image of the company.
  • Lead and oversee the event coordinators or senior servers onsite.
  • Conduct site surveys for prospective and booked event clients, their agencies, and contractors while also serving as the key point of contact for service to clients and their agencies.
  • Have direct oversight of sales & events.
  • Develop operating plans and budgets to support sales and efforts to prospective events.
  • Be responsible for working with management teams to maximize sales and optimize profits through the expert management of the events program.
  • Participate in financial review meetings as well as analyze the financial performance of event programs and revenues.
  • Provide training, coaching and supervision when necessary to boost event revenues and reach goals.
  • Monitor contracts, quotes, marketing, referrals and leads, schedules and deliverables, and track expenses and reimbursements for contracted events.
  • Create strategy for maximizing sales and performance in the market.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • 2+ years experience as Special Events Manager in high-volume fine dining operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Multi-Unit experience a plus
  • Proven event management experience; strong contacts within the events and meetings industry; and an excellent track record of developing strong client relationships. 
  • Respond to events and sales inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Develop and maintain preferred vendors list including points of contact and valid insurance documentation.
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures, safety and other laws, regulations, and requirements are implemented and followed.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of the systems used within the company; Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc, Tripleseat, Resy, Avero, Aloha/Micros, Google Drive.
  • Experience in managing a combination of full-time, seasonal, and contractor staff.
  • Effective teamwork skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and electronic).
  • Genuinely friendly interpersonal skills.
  • Passionate, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to success.
  • Must be a self-starter and excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours; must be able to maintain a schedule availability flexible to the business demands.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistently, safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs; Ability to stand for prolonged periods and climb steps regularly. 
  • Ability to sit for long periods.
  • Ability to physically maneuver through work areas; bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms, and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. 

COMPENSATION  

The base pay range for this position is $80,000-$85,000 per year + Commission.  The determination of what a specific employee in this job classification is paid within the range depends on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, prior employment history/job-related knowledge, qualifications, and skills, etc. 

Jean-Georges is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($80,000.00 - $85,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Plus Commission

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Renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is expanding his New York footprint with the launch of Four Twenty Five, a new restaurant that perfectly blends culinary excellence with architectural marvel and sustainability practices.

Four Twenty Five boasts a remarkable design by the esteemed Lord Norman Foster of Foster+Partners, a recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Four Twenty Five will deliver extraordinary experiences on both its Mezzanine and Street levels. The captivating cocktail lounge and bar downstairs feature 45-foot high ceilings, complemented by a 24-foot painting created by artist Larry Poons and a stunning staircase. Enhancing its appeal, the restaurant's Mezzanine level features an intimate dining room suspended above Park Avenue showcasing a grand open kitchen.

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