Private Events and Sales Manager

Eataly Dallas 8687 N US 75-Central Expy 1000, Dallas, TX
75231, United States
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Company Description

  • Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:
  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW

The Private Events & Sales Manager focuses on private dining reservations, storewide buyouts and partner events at an Eataly location. Reports to the Marketing Manager.

  •  Generates events sales by scouting new business and maintaining relationships with existing clients
  •  Serves as the point of contact for clients to plan events, develop contracts, detail events, and help the restaurant team to execute events
  • Manages a calendar of internal promotions, demonstrations, tastings and producer activities, working directly with Italian and domestic artisans occurring in the store
  • Works with all event vendors, including: florists, rental company, security
  • Works with Eataly operations team (Culinary, Front of House, Retail and Quick Service) on event preparation
  • Meets with clients for additional walk-throughs to finalize event details
  • Manages all catering requests which entails coordinating with our Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) team
  • Provides event recap and operation, sales and production suggestions to the team
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility in terms of rentals, supplies and labor
  • Coordinates production and distribution of event posters, flyers and marketing materials
  •  Manages day-to-day catering requests and working closely with the QSR team to ensure proper execution of catering orders
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in events sales
  • 2+ years of experience in event planning and/or production
  • 2+ years of experience restaurant private events

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Availability to occasionally attend workshops, tradeshows and conventions
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

 

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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