Special Events Manager

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -052019-36242 Pay Rate: $65,000 - $70,000
An Elite New York Group is seeking an experienced Event Manager to serve as the lead person to coordinate private events. Candidates must possess a deep passion for creating lasting impressions by providing guests with one-of-a-kind experiences.

Event Manager Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the direct contact with clients during the event coordination process
  • Facilitate pre- and post-event communications
  • Review contracts, insurance, and make recommendations to book event services with vendors
  • Organize required catering services and arrange payment schedules for clients and vendors
  • Forecast event profit and loss statements and track budget statistics
  • Support event sales efforts
  • Develop and maintain client relationships
Event Manager Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree required - CSEP certification preferred
  • 3+ years of qualified event management experience required
  • Goal-oriented, self-starter with a strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced and time sensitive environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Adheres to highest ethical standards
Event Manager Compensation:
  • Competitive pay
  • Full medical, dental
  • PTO, vacation, and sick days

Nicole Bernard
Senior Recruiter & Coach

enjoy recruiting because it allows me to stay in the industry I love, but out of operations. The feeling of finding someone their perfect position is just as exciting today as it was when I first started. It’s very gratifying.  

  • Joined Goodwin in May 2012.
  • Training courses while managing hotels include:  
    • Vast I & Vast II   
    • Various Hilton and Marriott training, 2006-2011  
    • GM Leadership Training, 2010  
    • Value Added Sales Training, 2010  
    • Value Added Sales Training II, 2011  
    • Foundation of Leadership, 2011  
    • Heart-centered leadership, 2005  
  • Spent nearly ten years managing Hilton and Marriott properties. 
  • Nicole is a die-hard Patriots fan with a massive love of football season! She’s also a devoted animal lover who donates to local shelters and is involved in charity walks for the Manchester Animal Shelter and Diabetes Awareness
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