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Events Manager

Company: Wilmington Country Club
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:


The Wilmington Country Club is seeking a dynamic, experienced Events Manager who specializes in designing and executing events that exceed expectations and enhance the Club's impeccable image.

This full time position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of social events booked at the Club - from the initial meeting, supervising the staff during the event, and post-event follow-up with the host. The successful candidate must be creative, enthusiastic, and have previously planned events and activities. Events at the Club will range from birthday parties to weddings to corporate meetings - and everything in between!

This is a highly visible leadership role that must convey confidence and authority. A full benefits package, onsite parking, and free meals are just some of the perks of the position. The hours are based on the events taking place - the incumbent must be willing to work irregular hours consisting of weekends, evenings, and holidays.

* Planning and coordinating special events including private functions, meetings, family social events, and club social events. Must be comfortable planning and executing events at the highest level
* Communicating with the host and kitchen staff to follow through on special requests
* Working with current staff to elevate skills to ensure they are working to the best of their ability.
* Hiring and training new staff members. Provide employees with necessary tools for success.
* Schedules staff appropriately for event schedules.
* Maintaining high levels of interaction with members and guests
* Completing administrative paperwork related to special events
* Participating in weekly food & beverage meetings

* At least 3 years of previous events planning experience working in a professional environment
* Knowledge of menu planning, food presentation, and event service operations
* Skilled in planning and executing large banquet events

* Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel
* Excellent written and oral communications skills
* Strong guest services skills
* Ability to prioritize, multitask and work independently
* Commitment to work schedule
* Must be able to bend and have the ability to lift at least 25 pounds
* Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time

* Bachelor's degree in Hospitality, Events Management, or Equivalent work experience

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Holidays
* Night shift
* Weekend availability

* Events management: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington , Events Manager, Executive , Wilmington, Delaware

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