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Event Sales Director – Dynamic Globally Influenced Restaurant

Permanent

Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Event Sales Director – Dynamic Globally Influenced Restaurant Los Angeles CA
Salary:
$ – $

West Hollywood dynamic, globally influenced restaurant with roots in New York and Las Vegas is seeking an Event Sales Manager. Individual must possess skills to sell and field inquiries, handle heavy volume, and events ranging from intimate dining to large buyouts. Familiarity with the local community and established relationships preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling all private functions, including meeting with clients to determine needs, meeting those needs, and exceeding their expectations through detailed communication
  • Networking inside and outside the Restaurant Group to obtain leads and build relationships with new and existing clients
  • Work with the Executive Chef and General Manager to establish profitable and competitive private event menus that meet clients needs
  • Develop long-term operational strategies
  • Create, update and print event materials to include menus, place cards, directional signs, and other materials as requested
  • Draft banquet event orders and execute floorplans as requested for each event
  • Responsible for overseeing events staff
  • Attend events and other off-site functions as needed
  • Participate in regular departmental progress meetings
  • Respond promptly to inquiries from clients and prospective members
  • Maintain communication with the client customer throughout the event process (pre-event, event, post-event)
  • Participates in client site inspections

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience as a Catering/Private Events Director within a full service, chef driven, upscale dining establishment
  • Solid understanding of event revenue generation
  • Proven track record of sales performance along with marketing/prospecting programs that drive event revenue
  • Proven ability in leadership, communication, and negotiating skills
  • Creative menu development skills
  • High energy and outgoing personality
  • Organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, and Excel
  • Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with FOH and BOH team, clientele, and vendors
  • Knowledge of basic safety, health and sanitation standards
  • Flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays

Compensation:

  • Competitive Base Salary + Commission
  • Medical Benefits

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