Special Events Manager

Wholesaler: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Location: Las Vegas, NV

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Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Assists with the day-to-day operations of the Special Events Department and coordinates various high-level company functions. Ensures proper implementation of all promotions, events and entertainment.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Manages Events Coordinator, Executive Chef, Kitchen and Wait Staff

• Collaborates on the design and development of all food menus, drink menus, graphics for in-house events, including but not limited to graphics billing and design

• Assists with the coordination, promotion, and execution of small to large events outside of Southern Wine and Spirits

• Assists with the coordinating all non-profit events outside of SWS

• Ensures maintenance of the Chaine des Rotissuers Chapter; including memberships, annual dues, accounting, organization of four dinners per year including the Annual Induction Dinner. Also submitting articles and photos of all events to the National Magazine

• Assists with the organization and execution of over 120 donation projects per year

• Works closely with Events Leadership to ensure that Southern Wine and Spirits is represented appropriately at all events

• Responsible for the successful execution of off-site events.

• Complete miscellaneous directives and other duties assigned from Executive Leadership

• Flexibility to handle pop up events called by Executive Leadership

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge of food, food product, food preparation and kitchen standards

• Knowledge of fine service, service etiquette and standard practices for full service restaurants

• Knowledge of standard safety and sanitation practices for food and beverage

• Knowledge of wine and beverages

• Ability to drive and maintain a valid and/or current Nevada driver’s license

• Maintain at all times his/her own personal insurance with limits of bodily injury liability of at least $100,000/$300,000 and $50,000 property damage liability

• Two year supervisory experience in fast paced, upscale on/off premise catering organization or restaurant

• Bachelor’s Degree in Restaurant Management, Business Administration or equivalent three years fine dining experience and one year in a supervisory capacity

• Proficient in Outlook, Word, & Excel

• Self-motivated individual with ability to work in team environment

• Flexibility to work long hours

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge in food and beverage related industry

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

• Reports to: Assistant Director of Events

• Positions supervised: Event Coordinator, Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Waiters, Dishwasher and NEXT Intern

• Headcount directly supervised: 6-7

Job:Marketing
Primary Location:Nevada-Las Vegas
Shift:Day Shift

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