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Director of Banquets

Company: Solomon Page
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Our client, an iconic, prestigious, members-only private event space, is looking for a polished, experienced Director of Banquets to join their team. Candidates must have prior luxury experience and Union experience is a plus. This Director level position is fully onsite in their New York City location. Schedule: Must be flex to work weekends and weekdays depending on business demand. Pay: $145,000 to $165,000 + Bonus. Responsibilities: The Director of Banquets will be responsible for the daily monitoring of the Banquet Department operations and staff to provide guest-focused luxury events. Manage P&L related to your department. Have a thorough understanding of managing non-union staff members and union staff members. Understand guest needs and provide creative solutions to problems that arise. Be able to communicate in a clear and friendly, professional manner to guest, staff and 3rd party vendors. Manage a cross-functional team to ensure all objectives, policies and standards are met. Ensure managers are supported and address any areas of needed improvement in a positive and professional manner. Mentor team members through identifying growth potential to set achievable objectives. Set, monitor and review department goals on a monthly basis. Responsible for the banquet departments profit and loss variances on a monthly basis. Oversee vendors during execution of event. Qualifications: 5-10 years of experience in luxury banquets and supervisory experience at an operation with similar service, guest relations and operational standards. Bachelor's degree preferred but not required. Proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent including payroll and scheduling. Passion for working with people, creating amazing experiences, and leading with a hospitality mindset. Ability to understand and communicate in English, verbally and in writing. Spanish is considered a plus. Must have open availability including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays. Experience managing non-union management team, union and non-union hourly staff in a multi-layered team. Proactive leader who takes initiative and is focused on continuous improvement. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Passion for working with people, creating amazing experiences, and leading with a hospitality mindset. Eager to be a part of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. If you meet the required qualifications and are interested in this role, please apply today. The Solomon Page Distinction Our teams, comprised of subject matter experts, develop an interest in your preferences and goals and we act as an advisor for your career advancement. Solomon Page has an extensive network of established clients which allows us to present opportunities that are well-suited to your respective goals and needs - this specialized approach sets us apart in the industries we serve.About Solomon PageFounded in 1990, Solomon Page is a specialty niche provider of staffing and executive search solutions across a wide array of functions and industries. The success of Solomon Page reflects an organic growth strategy supported by a highly entrepreneurial culture. Acting as a strategic partner to our clients and candidates, we focus on providing customized solutions and building long-term relationships based on trust, respect, and the consistent delivery of excellent results. For more information and additional opportunities, visit: and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.Opportunity Awaits. #JobsTFSPDN-99192b73-76dc-41c9-acbe-c4e61a740c60

Keywords: Solomon Page, New York , Director of Banquets, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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