Hotel Americano Is Hiring An Events Coordinator In New York

Premier, design-focused, modern boutique hotel, Hotel Americano located in the heart of Chelsea is seeking a motivated, experienced Events Coordinator that is looking for an opportunity to manage and develop the events department.
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Premier, design-focused, modern boutique hotel, Hotel Americano located in the heart of Chelsea is seeking a motivated, experienced Events Coordinator that is looking for an opportunity to manage and develop the events department. Unique opportunity to exhibit your capabilities, flex your know-how and create experiences that resonate and connect with sophisticated guests and work with a professional team. Tremendous opportunity to learn and grow within an organization that is actively growing in the United States.

Job Description:

  • Sales: Researching new prospect clients and arranging and making appointments with the following categories (Trade Fairs and Show, Corporate Offices, Local Residents, Art Galleries). Organizing events mailing list and contacts.
  • Special Projects: Assisting executives in developing new business opportunities through the establishment of partnerships with nearby events venue/location (Sky Light, High Line, Galleries), third party event’s management agencies (Karla Otto, KCD, HL Group, WCMG, Shiraz); developing a cultural program and night life program for our cellar lounge club which includes booking talents, hosts and promoters. Assisting with full involvement the team when operating “Pop-Up” temporary restaurants and bars at well known art and design fairs.
  • Operation and Administrative Task: Assisting clients for all the matter related to events operation. Keeping the client’s Banquet Event Order updated. Reviewing details constantly with F&B Team. Ensuring specific projects and staff is happy and friendly. Working along side with other dept. (engineer and housekeeping).
 Basic accounting procedures (charging items, closing checks, invoicing) .

Reports To: Director of Events, Partnerships and Development

Supervise: Event Department including Banquet Operation

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: Staff in all departments.
  • External: Client, Event prospects Clients, Hotel Guests

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Two years experience as a manager with direct oversite of teams.
  2. Supervisory experience in the hospitality industry.
  3. Knowledge of appropriate Event Operations.
  4. Knowledge of Point of Sales System like Opera and Micros.
  5. College graduate with a preference for a Hospitality Degree or equivalent experience.
  6. Ability to provide effective communication.
  7. Compute mathematical calculations.
  8. Ability to:
       · display ownership and project leadership in the Event Management.
       · perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
       · prioritize and organize.
       · be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgement.
       · understand guest service needs.
       · work cohesively with team members.
       · work with minimal supervision.
       · take direction.
       · maintain confidentiality of guest information.
       · ascertain departmental training needs and provide such training. Develop SOPs.
       · direct performance of staff and follow up with corrections when needed, holding team members accountable.
       · sets work standards of cleanliness and resetting the scene.
       · staffing, hiring and discharging.
       · planning and delegating of responsibilities throughout department to ensure positive results.
       · keep management informed of the department activities and needs.
       · ability to work a flexible schedule , including weekends and holidays.

To apply, please send your resume to Events@hotel-Americano.com.