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278889
Property Name
Knollwood Country Club
Job Title
Private Events/Catering Director
Location
Indiana-Gary/South Bend
Company Name
City
Granger
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Yes
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Country Club/Golf Club
Position Categories
Destination/Event Manager, Sales

About ClubCorp

Dallas-based ClubCorp was founded in 1957. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia, China and Mexico.

Job Description

Club Information

Knollwood is a unique country club, offering its Members the opportunity to enjoy an active lifestyle in a friendly, comfortable setting. Built into the rolling wooded countryside, the Knollwood clubhouse incorporates the natural beauty of its surroundings while housing a bar and two Member dining rooms, as well as private dining and meeting rooms. Knollwood also provides its Members with two 18-hole courses on a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, a fitness center with Bodymaster and exercise room, an indoor 25-meter pool, outdoor pool, whirlpool and saunas, a tennis complex with 10 lighted tennis courts and five racquetball courts.

 

Job Description 

This department head position is responsible for the selling, planning and coordinating of all aspects of private event and meeting functions held within the Club, including the anticipation of staffing levels necessary to service needs.  The Private Events Director prepares a quarterly game plan and is responsible for achieving his/her budgeted sale plan.  Internal/external events may include seminars, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, luncheons, high tea and golf tournament events (where applicable).  Member events may also include holiday parties, special events and more.

The Private Events Director will fostering relationships with Members, individuals and corporations who book events so as to maintain a catalogue of repeat business while prospecting for new events.  Additionally, s/he will promote the Club locally via bridal shows and other public events, which heighten awareness within the community.  This position works closely with the Executive Chef when designing custom menus and the entire management team to communicate and prepare for upcoming events.

S/he is responsible for generating a definitive sales and marketing plan to achieve departmental revenue goals. 

The Private Events Director is an advocate and ambassador of STAR Service and understanding the critical role that Membership and exceeding expectations play in regards to the success of the operation.

Job Requirements

  • Two 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
  • Knowledge of social etiquette
  • Creative menu development skills
  • High energy, outgoing personality
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong technical literacy including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, employee partners and guests.