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Event Manager - Popular Event Center Wilmington Riverfront $60K

Wilmington, DE 19801

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1749106 Salary: 60k/year - 70k/year State/Province: DE

Job Description

Event Manager/Liaison

Full-Service Event Center

Wilmington, DE

$55-60K + bonuses

 

Are you an experienced Event Manager/Liaison looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Look no further! Join our team at the Casual Full-Service restaurant located on a beautiful waterfront property in Wilmington, DE. Our popular event center hosts a variety of events, making us a local favorite in the community. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service and creating memorable dining experiences for our guests. If you're ready to bring your skills and passion to our dynamic team, apply now! Let's take our catering services to new heights together.

 

Title of Position: Event Manager/Liaison

Job Description: As the Event Manager/Liaison, your role is vital in ensuring the seamless execution of events within our organization. You will serve as the bridge between our Sales Team and the Event Team, responsible for executing signed contracts and providing detailed instructions to ensure a successful event experience. Building strong relationships with clients and being their main point of contact throughout the event planning process is a key aspect of your role. Your daily responsibilities will include overseeing events, managing social media and website, approving event coordinator responsibilities, and maintaining effective communication with the Sales Team. Additionally, on a weekly basis, you will handle tasks such as final appointments, payroll management, invoice submission, coordination with vendors, and client follow-ups and reviews. On a monthly/quarterly basis, you will focus on licensing, HR requirements, menu streamlining, staff meetings, bank reconciliation, and sales/event team meetings. With your expertise and commitment to excellence, you will contribute to our success in the hospitality industry and establish our credibility in providing executive and management positions.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Starting Salary
  • Bonus Potential
  • Well-Known Restaurant Group
  • Medical Insurance
  • 401K

 

Qualifications:

  • The Event Manager/Liaison must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role in a high-volume catering or events setting
  • The Event Manager/Liaison must have strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, vendors, and staff members is required for the Event Manager/Liaison

 

Apply Now – Event Manager in Wilmington, DE

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to matt@geckohospitality.com

 


Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Bodnar

Matt Bodnar began his career by quickly identifying himself has an up-and-coming Hospitality Operations Leader. From 2013 to 2018, he managed small and large-scale events on Yachts in New York Harbor, oversaw Concession-style service in a sports arena, and managed Food & Beverage at an upscale, boutique hotel in Manhattan, before moving to Philadelphia and entrenching himself in the Philly food scene. He switched gears into Talent Acquisition and recruiting, utilizing his operational experience to connect with and identify top talent in the industry. He is thrilled to be joining the Gecko Hospitality team, supporting the Restaurant Division in Eastern PA/DE.

Matt describes himself as a "Food Guy". He loves to cook, eat, garden, watch Food Network and connect with professionals in the business. Other hobbies include playing golf and basketball, hiking/camping/just about anything outside, snowboarding, listening to music and spending time with friends and family (hopefully soon). He is extremely service and relationship-oriented, and strives to anticipate client needs and guide a seamless partnership through placement after placement.

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