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Private Dining Room Sales Manager - Maialino and Marta

Maialino / Gramercy Park Hotel (2 Lexington Ave.)
Job Description


Union Square Hospitality Group is seeking a Private Dining Room Sales Manager to join the team at Maialino and Marta!

We’re looking for an intelligent, confident, organized and thoughtful individual who exemplifies USHG’s core Family Values of hospitality, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and integrity. This individual must have sales experience in Banquet or Private Dining operations in a high touch, fine dining environment. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced, non-stop environment, is adept at prioritizing tasks, possesses excellent communication skills both with external clients as well as colleagues, loves solving problems, building long lasting relationships, and creating positive outcomes. This individual must work well independently as well as be comfortable managing others. A passion and understanding of culinary operations will ensure seamless communication with kitchen teams. The ability to be strategic, flexible, proactive, calm under pressure, resourceful and efficient is in your DNA. Superior written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability, sense of urgency, empathy and attention to detail is crucial.

Candidate Capabilities:

  • Possess the ability to manage the sales cycle of an event from inception to enlightened follow through
  • Must prioritize all facets of event coordination
  • Strong communication and listening skills to effectively deliver accurate messaging to both guests and teammates
  • Maintain and understand department financials including bookkeeping and forecasting
  • Strength with understanding and participating in various marketing strategies
  • Develop and nurture client and community relationships
  • Maintain accurate knowledge on hours of operation, relevant service and facility information
Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent emotional self-awareness under pressure while maintaining a graceful, warm presence
  • Curious Intelligence to continue learning in the position
  • 2 years of fine dining restaurant experience
  • 1 year of professional office experience
  • The ability to make connections with guests and create raves
  • Excellent Understanding of Excel, Word, Outlook etc.
  • Familiar with Tripleseat, Open Table, Avero and other restaurant software

Union Square Hospitality Group Advantages:

  • Benefits package includes medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and matching 401K and more!
  • Access to USHG Career Development Counselling
  • Access to USHG Learning and Development Training and Enrichment opportunities
  • A dozen plus world class restaurants within USHG for you to learn from