Private Events Director – City Club Raleigh – Raleigh, North Carolina 160658

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Private Events Director

Vibrant energy meets classic Carolina style at City Club Raleigh, the city's go-to destination for high-tech business amenities, outstanding personalized service, and world-class fun. With stellar views of downtown, quality cuisine, and one of the best wine selections in Raleigh, events at the Club are sure to amaze. The multi-level Club with a loft-style banquet area and an adjoining ballroom provides beautiful private dining rooms for all occasions. Become a part of the extended ClubCorp family, as the Private Events Director of City Club Raleigh, and enjoy the perks of working with the best. The Private Events Director is responsible for the selling, planning, and coordinating of all aspects of private event and meeting functions held within the Club. They prepare a quarterly game plan and are responsible for achieving their budgeted sales plan. The Private Events Director fosters relationships with Members, individuals, and corporations who book events to maintain a catalog of repeat business while prospecting for new events. Additionally, they will promote the Club locally via bridal shows and other public events, which heighten awareness within the community. You will join elite Employee Partners dedicated to delivering top-quality service to your Members and working together to tackle any challenges. Thrive in a community environment where you get to know the Members you serve and build important connections throughout your club's 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

Ideal candidates are super organized! It takes a lot to run a Private Events Department from sales to marketing, multiple programs, and systems you need to learn and use. We are looking for someone with solid concrete knowledge of food and beverage, understanding the product you are selling, and who can put together and price profitable menus and packages. Strong social background is needed, the Club hosts many weddings and social occasions. Candidates will be high energy, focused leaders who are detail-oriented and enjoy working in a team environment. This is a great opportunity for a sales Rockstar, who is proactive in going after the business and has a passion for creating long-lasting memories for Members and guests. 

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

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