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Director of Private Events NYC Upscale Restaurant
Persone NYC
527 Hudson Street Suite #20135, New York, NY 10014, United States
Persone NYC hiring Director of Private Events NYC Upscale Restaurant in New York, NY

Persone NYC hiring Director of Private Events NYC Upscale Restaurant in New York, NY

Persone NYCMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($80k - $90k) plus tips
Expired: May 10, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

5 years


Job Details
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Job Title: Director of Private Events

Location: New York City, NY

Employment Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary Range: $80-90K + 3% Commission
Price point is very high and they are expecting a very strong year so very high commission-earning expectations here.

**Benefits:**
- Medical/Dental/Vision: Employee benefits coverage (approximately 80% paid by the Company)
- 401k (Immediate eligibility upon hire with no minimum age or service requirement)
- 14 paid days of vacation per year (accrued monthly)

About the Company:
Our company is the visionary force behind a premier dining experience in NYC, with plans to expand and introduce several upscale restaurant projects across the city in the coming years. As we embark on this exciting journey, we are seeking a dynamic Director of Private Events to join our team and contribute to the growth and success of our ventures.

Job Description:
We are looking for a passionate and experienced Director of Private Events to oversee all aspects of private event planning and execution for our restaurant projects. Reporting directly to the management team, the ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in enhancing the guest experience and driving revenue through exceptional event management and sales strategies.

This role will work from the restaurant and their office + can be hybrid!

Price point is very high and they are expecting a very strong year so very high commission earning expectations here.

The ideal candidate has worked for an established restaurant group in NYC before and can build new events systems/protocols and decks with the FOH and BOH mgmt team. The ideal candidate is super organized and go-getter with outgoing sales + handles all income requests.


Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement comprehensive event sales strategies to maximize revenue and exceed targets.
- Collaborate closely with front-of-house (FOH) and back-of-house (BOH) management teams to create and execute seamless event experiences.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, vendors, and industry partners to generate leads and secure bookings.
- Create customized event proposals, contracts, and presentations to showcase our offerings and attract potential clients.
- Oversee the coordination and execution of all private events, ensuring exceptional service and guest satisfaction.
- Develop and implement systems and protocols for efficient event planning, including scheduling, staffing, and logistics management.
- Monitor and track event performance metrics, providing regular reports and insights to management.
- Stay informed about industry trends, competitor activities, and customer preferences to identify new opportunities and drive innovation.
- Handle all inquiries, requests, and concerns related to private events promptly and professionally.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or related field.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in event management, preferably in the upscale restaurant industry.
- Proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets in a fast-paced, competitive environment.
- Strong understanding of event planning principles and best practices, with the ability to develop and implement effective strategies.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence key stakeholders.
- Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a dynamic work environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and event management software.
- Flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
- Passion for hospitality, creativity, and a customer-centric mindset.


Apply here or email us at:
[email protected]

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($80,000.00 - $90,000.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Event Sales Strategies Development

Collaboration With Front of House and Back of House Management

Client and Vendor Relationship Building

Event Proposal and Contract Creation

Event Coordination and Execution

Systems and Protocols Development

Event Performance Tracking and Reporting

Industry Trend Monitoring

Customer Inquiry Handling

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