Top Premier Venue in Johannesburg seeks a seasoned, experienced Front of House Manager to be in charge of a superb venue in the Northern suburbs. Although only few direct reports, it can increase to over 100 people reporting to this person at a specific function.
Candidates must be willing to work irregular hours and have own car!
Must have excellent client service skills and able to build top relationships with clients.
Energetic, Smart and Results Driven individual needed. A high energy level and ability to multi-task is essential.
Duties & Responsibilities
Full execution of Events – on the floor, client liaison, able to take full responsibility and accountability for each event
Management of staff on events – up to 150 Pax
Liaison and oversight of Kitchen
Full beverage function – ordering, recon, sales, supplier management
Client interaction – being the manager of the event, managing the client, troubleshooting
Driving a culture of excellence in the Venue
Key Carrier – Opening and closing
Health and Safety of Venue
Oversight of the maintenance of the venue
Desired Experience & Qualification
Recognized relevant tertiary qualification
A passion for people and Front of House
Must have worked for a top end venue or events company
Food and Beverage experience – high end
Food and beverage experience – medium to large volume
Understanding of the events/ banqueting industry
Proven ability to manage people
Willingness to work irregular hours
Package & Remuneration
Salary R35K - R45K and incentive based on experience