Event Manager
New York, NY 
Posted 20 months ago
Job Description
Event Manager
Location:Hornblower New York
City:New York
Department:Food & Beverage
Employment duration:Part Time

Event Manager

Do you share Hornblower's passion for providing amazing experiences? If you're all about customer service and thrive on teams where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may be the place for you. As we say at Hornblower, why work when you can cruise?
Hornblower New York is seeking an Event Manager to join our New York City Team!

The Event Manager will supervise the Food & Beverage operations on the Hornblower vessels. Working closely with the Culinary Crew, F & B Director and Service Crew, the Event Manager ensures the guest's experience exceeds their expectations. The successful candidate will be a professional, energetic, self-motivated, team player with a strong customer service focus. This is a great opportunity for those interested in advancing their career in the hospitality industry. Day, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts are available. We are a quality hospitality organization that serves the public year round. Weekends and holidays may be required. A flexible schedule is a must.

Position specific responsibilities:

  • Assign, direct, supervise, train, and manage staff in their work duties
  • Move throughout the vessel to monitor and take corrective action to ensure food quality and service standards are met
  • Regularly review and evaluate the degree of customer satisfaction of the passengers
  • Resolve guest disputes
  • Responsible for all shift meetings & floor plan details
  • Ensure sanitation & safety standards and place order for inventory accordingly
  • Make schedule changes as necessary
  • Perform additional duties as directed by Director of F&B and Senior Management

Desired background:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Food & Beverage
  • Minimum of 1-year supervision/management of Food & Beverage staff
  • Strong knowledge of restaurant operations including foods, beverages, supervisory aspects, service techniques and guest interaction
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Pre-employment background check and pre-employment and random drug testing in accordance with Coast Guard regulations.

Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 32 years. The San Francisco-based organization operates more than 60 vessels in northern California, southern California, and New York. In addition, Hornblower operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service: Alcatraz Cruises providing transportation to Alcatraz Island, and Statue Cruises providing transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. In 2014, the company opened boat tour service in the Niagara Falls Gorge in Niagara Falls, Canada. Hornblower treats guests to a broad range of dining, entertainment and sightseeing cruises aboard U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada certified yachts.

Hornblower is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Hornblower maintains a drug-free workplace. Hornblower will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No agencies please.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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