MeyersUSA - Events Manager

New York, United States | MeyersUSA | Full-time

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Benefits Include:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • A great work/life balance with plenty of Paid Time Off
  • Paid Volunteering Time Off 
  • Free Shift Meals
  • 401(k) Matching
  • College Tuition Reduction Program through a partnership with Monroe College
  • Discount program for movies, concerts, car rentals, Broadway shows, and many more 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops the events program where the candidate will be able to plan, sell, and coordinate various events at our restaurants; this includes large parties, private events, wine dinners, and buy outs.
  • Takes ownership for BEOs, contract development and events systems and client tracking.
  • Is responsible for attracting and developing events clients and repeat clients and will be onsite to oversee events larger from 10 to 400 persons.
  • Collaborates and communicates with the appropriate managers to plan and execute all events.
  • Develops and maintains minimums and cost structures for private events along with space restrictions related to the client’s budget.
  • Develops working relationships with outside vendors and establishes prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property
  • Follows up with private events clients to ensure satisfaction and develops relationships.
  • Works with local leadership and company executive(s) on building a $1mm event business and beyond.

Education and Experience:

  • Five (5) years of events and operational experience working in a fine dining restaurant. Michelin experience highly preferred.