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Assistant Director of Banquet Services
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Assistant Director of Banquet Services

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today’s standards and will likely define them tomorrow.

As Assistant Director of Banquet Services your role will include:

Job Responsibilities:

*Strategically managing the daily operations of the department with a hospitable and pro-active approach.
*Effectively execute events as directed by the Catering Event Orders and communicate with all operating departments such as Banquet Kitchen, Beverage and Setup, while focusing on the profitability.
*Review all communication from Convention Services and attend preconvention meetings.
*Involvement in the pre-planning of upcoming convention groups and designing a program to fit their requirements.
*Responsibility for hiring, training, developing and managing Banquet Services employees to include; Assistant Managers, Banquet Captains and Food Servers.
*Maintain current service standards to provide a consistent service experience and control labor, and implement new standards where appropriate, to enhance the guest experience while doing so in a cost effective manner.
*Effectively manage equipment, food product and other inventories that fall within the realm of responsibility.
*Effectively communicate verbally and in written form to direct staff and advise clients on how best to service guests.
*Clear and concise problem solving when challenges are presented.
*Accept direction and follow through on tasks assigned by Director of Banquet Services, Executive Director of Catering & Banquets, VP of F&B.

Job Requirements:

*Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in role of Director or Assistant Director of Banquets
*Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in high volume luxury property (Convention square footage not less than 60K)
*Must possess strong leadership skills
*Must be proficient in Word, Excel and have a working knowledge of Delphi and Meeting Matrix
*Must have a strong understanding of staffing and sequence of service for various type of events.
*Must be flexible with work schedule based on business demands.
*Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position at all times.