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Private Events Director

Country Club of Columbus Columbus ,GA
  • Posted: 23 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

 

The Country Club of Columbus is seeking to hire a Private Event Director. This is a hands-on, working-Director position responsible for the selling, planning and coordinating of all aspects of private event and meeting functions held within the Club. Ideal Candidates will be well-connected in the community, have high-volume sales experience, and a proven track record of achieving budgeted sales plans. The Private Event Director will foster relationships with Members, individuals, local businesses and corporations to book events and maintain a catalogue of repeat business while networking for new events. Additionally, they will promote the Club locally via public events, which heighten awareness within the community.

Responsibilities

  • Generating a definitive sales and marketing plan to achieve departmental revenue goals
  • Responsible for selling all private functions, including meeting with the clients to determine needs, meeting those needs and exceeding their expectations through detailed communication
  • Networking inside and outside the Club to obtain "leads" and build relationships with new and existing clients
  • Provided accurate forecasting of private event sales to properly execute the Club’s business plan
  • Ensure all services administered to Club Members and their guests are consistent with expected level of service
  • Attendance at all required Food and Beverage Meetings, Employee Partner Meetings and Department Head Meetings scheduled both within the club and outside the club
  • Work with the Executive Chef and Service Director to establish profitable and competitive private event menus that meet clients’ needs
  • Professional appearance maintained by self and all private event personnel
  • Work closely with the Membership Department in obtaining information on new Members and their needs through New Member telephone calls
  • Participate in New Member Connect and 12 month Retention Strategy programs

Job Requirements

  • Four years experience as a Catering/Private Events Director within fine dining or upscale private dining establishment
  • Solid understanding of banquet revenue generation
  • Proven track record of sales performance along with marketing/prospecting programs that drive event revenue
  • Proven ability in leadership, communication, and negotiating skills
  • Creative menu development skills
  • High energy and outgoing personality
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, and Excel
  • Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, employee partners and guests.

Country Club of Columbus

Address

2610 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA
USA

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