Director Of Events

We have an opening for a DIRECTOR OF EVENTS  position. Location: The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA Note: online applications accepted only. If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team. Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow while making a difference in the world? We're hiring! Bon App tit Management Company operates more than 1,000 caf s around the country for corporations, universities, and museums, as well as a few dozen public restaurants. We've led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. Full-time associates at Bon App tit are eligible for many benefits, including:   Paid vacation and sick leave Medical, Dental, and Vision 401(k) with matching by company Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Commuter Benefits Wellness Program Employee Assistance Program Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance On-the-job training Learn more about careers with Bon App tit: http://www.bamco.com/careers/ Job Summary Working as the Director of Events for The Huntington Library, you will effectively coordinate and oversee all internal and external catering events with this prestigious cultural destination client. You are directly responsible for menu development as well as costing and marketing functions as they relate to the catering department. You will implement labor cost control and food cost control, manage preparation, transportation, and setup, and oversee operation and clean-up of all events. You are responsible for Event Coordination and Sales Financials.  Key Responsibilities:  Hires, trains and develops managers, and is actively involved in the development of service techniques, menu presentation, policies and procedures Creates reports of operating statements and operational budgets, and reviews the collection of receivables Catering activities, books, plans & directed functions Creates proposals, contracts and banquet event orders Ensures all safety and sanitation procedures are followed in compliance with HACCP Maintains local clients database and builds and maintains relationship with vendors Performs related duties and special projects as assigned Prepares and monitors budgets; financial targets and forecasts Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent professional experience Proven track record for meeting sales goals Strong knowledge of current food, industry trends and fine dining points of service A minimum of five to eight years of experience in hospitality industry including three years' experience in catering sales Supervisory, scheduling, training and coaching skills Ability to assess client requirements and deliver ensuring client satisfaction Must be able to write menu proposals in consultation with chefs The ability to supervise food preparation, service and clean-up is also essential Knowledge of A/V equipment with the ability to set up and break down for events Superior quantitative, oral and written communications and problem-solving/strategizing skills Excellent leadership and organizational skills, flexible and adaptable to constant changes and must possess attention to detail Excellent overall computer skills with advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint Proactive mindset and able to remain calm under pressure to anticipate and support changes in our business. Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior Exceptional client relations and customer service abilities     About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry   Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.  Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance). Req ID: 229638  Bon Appetit  SALARIED EXEMPT 
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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