Private Events Manager – Mission Hills Country Club – Rancho Mirage, California 163804

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Private Events Manager

Mission Hills Country Club is actively seeking to add a Private Events Manager to their team in Coachella Valley. The Private Events Manager 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 Manager fosters relationships with Members, individuals, and corporations who book events so as 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. Mission Hills Country Club provides Members and Guests with 54-holes of challenging golf, including the Dinah Shore Tournament Course, site of the LPGA ANA Inspiration, and the No. 1 USTA Tennis facility in the nation. At Mission Hills Country Club, you drive through the wrought iron gates and truly feel that you've left the world behind you as you arrive at those famous lush fairways studded with enormous rustling palms. From our magnificent 55,000 square foot clubhouse to our secluded Grove with panoramic views; there's a perfect place for every occasion at Mission Hills. 

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 Food and Beverage 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 will be local to the market, have 2 years of private event experience, hospitality, administrative experience, or a background in event services, banquets/catering captain. They will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and enjoy working in a team environment. If you have a desire and are looking to grow your career in Event Planning or Hospitality Sales, then this is a great opportunity for you. 

Job Requirements

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- 2 years experience in events, banquets/catering captain, catering sales manager within fine dining or upscale private dining establishment
- Knowledge of golf and tournaments
- 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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