Job Title: Marketing and Events Manager
Opportunity Type: Full Time Position
Municipal Bar and Dining Co is currently seeking an enthusiastic, hands on, and extremely organized Marketing and Events Manager for its high volume Chicago location.
Applicant for the Marketing and Events Manager position must be proactive, self sufficient, and a resourceful problem solver. A positive attitude and passion for the restaurant industry is a must and previous restaurant experience is necessary. Proficient in Open Table and restaurant procedures is a plus. This successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing all marketing tasks including: advertising, database marketing, e-marketing, special events and promotions. The primary objectives are to strengthen the brand, to drive revenue, to support sponsorship and to maintain or increase the audience at Municipal.
Position reports to General Manager, Director of Marketing and PR and to Managing Partners.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Planning, budgeting, organizing, promoting, and facilitating all private events
-Maintaining communication with event organizers, vendors, participants, and staff to ensure all aspects of the event are covered
-Assisting with negotiations for venue space, arrange food and beverage minimums, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, order event signs, and ensure appropriate décor (floral, linens, etc.) meet the client’s expectations
- Coordinating participation and serving as the representative for any off-site events
- Serve as day-off event contact and assists in day-off setup
- Meets with event planning companies and act as official venue representative to negotiate partnerships beneficial to Municipal Bar
-Remains calm and offer problem-solving solutions during crisis and high pressure moments of an event in progress
- Follows up with clients to arrange payment and after the event to evaluate the service provided
Self starter who can network and cold call in order to expand business and create new clients
After opening in December 2012, Municipal has become a neighborhood favorite for dining, imbibing, and private events. With a theme of the streets of Chicago woven throughout, Municipal’s décor, menu, and broad selection of craft beers, wines, and an extensive cocktail program offers a variety of experiences for guests.
Full time position
Position is available immediately
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