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Event Manager
The Gage
24 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Event Manager at The Gage

Event Manager at The Gage

The GageMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired on Mar 11, 2018

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details
 Gage Hospitality Group is in search of a hospitality-focused, results-driven Events Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership skills and a strong passion for food, beverage, and hospitality. We take pride in investing in our management professionals and offer competitive compensation packages, as well as opportunities for professional growth.

The Successful Events Manager Will:
• Sell, plan, and coordinate all aspects of private events to achieve sales goals.
• Schedule, direct and train event staff.
• Cultivate and encourage repeat business.
• Develop marketing strategies to identify and target key markets to generate core event business.

Job Requirements Include:
• High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent desired. Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. 
• Minimum 2 years experience in private events, banquet, or catering sales/management, with a proven track record establishing sales and prospecting programs to drive event revenues.
• Must have practical knowledge of dining service techniques including proper seating, wine etiquette, meal placement, etc. 
• Must be well versed in operating POS systems.
• Must have excellent management and interpersonal skills. Outgoing, personable, and positive attitude.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and quickly solve problems.
• Exceptional multi-tasking and prioritizing skills. Strong attention to detail
• Ability to establish and maintain a lasting rapport with guests.
• Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time. 
• Food Service Manager and Bassett certifications must be current at the time of hire.

If you are hard working, passionate, and have a love for the industry, this may be a good fit for you!

**Gage Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation details

Competitive benefits package


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The Gage is the iconic restaurant at 24 South Michigan Avenue, along the Chicago Cultural Mile and steps from Millennium Park and The Art Institute. The restaurant serves rustic American fare in a refined, lively setting, complemented by an innovative libations program.