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Hotel. Casino. Private Club. Resort. Vacation Club. Restaurant.

Event Manager, Designer

Haleiwa, HI 96712

Posted: 11/29/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1591625 Salary: 75k/year - 85k/year State/Province: HI

Job Description

Event Design Manager 

Hotel - Luxury


Our company is in search of a dedicated and experienced Event Design Manager willing to go the extra mile for our guests. If this sounds like you, apply today for our location on Oahu! Since 1972 our resort has been incredibly liberating about having such vast expanses and tranquility that only nature can provide. The beachfront effortlessly encapsulates the innate beauty of its environment while epitomizing laid-back luxury. As time passes, the bond between loved ones only grows stronger, and the traditions cherished here continue to evolve, ensuring that future generations will experience the same sense of connection and belonging. It warmly welcomes both new and returning guests to indulge in its authentic hospitality. Join us today and be a part of our devoted team at our location on Oahu!

Title of Position: Event Design Manager

Compensation: $75k to $85k

Job Description: As the Event Design Manager for our company, you will handle both social and group bookings. This position will work closely with clients through the event process from start to finish. The Event Design Manager will finalize all the details of their event and will coordinate with the appropriate departments in the hotel to make the event a success. The Event Design Manager is responsible for taking charge and problem solving independently when needed, this includes directing and managing a group to reach a common goal. Other key responsibilities for the Event Design Manager include meeting and exceeding event revenue goals, guest relations and handling group billing. The Event Design Manager may be expected to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays. The Event Design Manager will coordinate with vendors for proper execution of events.


·        Competitive Starting Salary

·        Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance  

·        401k

·        Long Term Disability




·        The Event Design Manager must be a high school graduate with some college preferred.

·        The Event Design Manager must have 2 years of experience as a Conference or Catering Manager in a hotel with a conference setting.

·        The Event Design Manager must be able to set up banquet event orders daily with diagrams as needed.

·        Strong catering experience and excellent leadership skills is a requirement for the Event Design Manager 

·        The Event Design Manager will be able to develop client menus and set up events as the client requires. 

·        The Event Design Manager must have prior knowledge of proper breakdown of event spaces, staffing, and B.E.O. requirements.

Meet Your Recruiter

Michael Brady
Executive Recruiter

Michael has a passion for the hospitality industry.  His career spans over 17 years in which he has held leadership positions in hotels, resorts, fine dining restaurants and country clubs.  Michael started working in restaurants in high school and quickly discovered his love for food and the dining experience.  Upon graduating from The Culinary Institute of America with a degree in culinary arts and hospitality management, he began his journey into front of the house management where he has held positions of department manager, operations manager and general manager.  Michael believes that a great deal of his success comes from his ability to connect with people, understand cultures and create strong relationships. 


Michael joins Gecko Hospitality as an executive recruiter and is excited to collaborate with new clients and candidates and continue building professional relationships.  His extensive operational experience allows him to understand the needs of his clients and the importance of finding the perfect candidate for the company. 


Michael lives in Chicago and in his free time he enjoys exploring new restaurants, traveling and is a car and aviation enthusiast. 

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