Banquet Set Up Manager in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

Responsibilities :  

As Banquet Setup Manager your role will include: 

Catering and Banquet Set up Manager is responsible for a seamless operation of Wynn and Encore convention space, as well as any catering events held in private venues like restaurants, casino floor and any outdoor off property events.

  • Review all banquet functions and the Delphi diary to determine and avoid all possible conflicts.
  • Review events and Delphi diary to ensure proper inventory and supplies as necessary to support catering and convention business.
  • Responsible for scheduling and training all Banquet Setup employees.
  • Assist Catering Managers and Convention managers in planning details of event setup.
  • Prepare and submit banquet floor plans to meet fire marshal guidelines for events with over 300 guests to CCBD and manage funds in Escrow account.
  • Communicate with individual Catering or CS Manager and Banquet Captains regarding any setup issues on particular events.
  • Understand clearly the fire codes and regulations as they pertain to assembly of groups.
  • Make sure facility runs smooth and efficiently with regards to county codes for safety as well as health.
  • Co-ordinate, all Load in and load out’s with Exhibit companies, outside Vendors as well as communicate any operational challenges with Banquet Operations team.
  • Responsible for managing an annual furniture and equipment budget in excess of $400,000.00.
  • Manage and control an annual payroll of $2.5 Million.
  • Oversee and direct a management staff of Eight and hourly staff of ninety.
  • Assist Director of Catering and Executive director in generating annual budgets and forecast for the department.
  • Maximizes profits in the department through effective management techniques keeping in mind at all times guest satisfaction.
  • Any other duties as determined by Director of Banquet Operations or Vice President of Catering and Banquets.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements :

 

  • Candidates must be able to communicate, read and write in English fluently and in a professional manner (second language is a plus).
  • Candidate must be at least 18 or older
  • This position requires a college graduate or equivalent and requires a minimum of five years’ of progressive experience in convention operation or banquet operations at a high end/high volume comparable convention property.
  • Candidates must exhibit computer knowledge (including MS Office, Delphi), leadership and organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to work efficiently and within a team environment.  Requires working early morning, late evenings, weekends and overnight shifts. Knowledge of Delphi is desired but not required.
  • This position will be responsible for handling all the Clark county fire department regulations and plan submittal process. An ideal candidate should possess a minimum of basic knowledge of fire codes pertaining to convention and catering events as well as a diagram software or AutoCAD. In depth knowledge of Clark County Fire department rules would be ideal but not required.
  • A valid Food Handlers Card from SNHD is required for this position.

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