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Head of Private Events, New York

New York

Department: Membership & Events

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Head of Private Events, New York

Department: Membership & Events

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The Role...

At Soho House the Head of Private Events will manage a team of Private Event Managers whilst bulding strong relationships with creatives in the region. The Head of Private Events will be managing and executing quality events and partnering with members, clients and partners to make them a success.

The Head of Private Events manage and lead all planning and production for private events, including logistics, staffing and payroll, budget, operations and food & beverage.

The Head of Private Events will report into the Operations Director.

Main Duties...

  • Oversee the execution of private events for the entire region
  • Private events duties, including but not limited to booking events, creating contracts, BEO’s, sending proposals, catering and other as required.
  • Be the owner of Tripleseat, make administrative decisions for all current and future sites in North America.
  • Perform sales site visits with clients, including pre-event walk throughs.
  • Organize, store and update event contracts, receipts and day off request forms.
  • Email receipts to clients after events and address any questions and/or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Oversee team management including but not limited to recruitment, on-boarding, training, payroll and disciplinary procedures.
  • Work across all cross functional teams: Operations, design, content, creative, digital, events, partnerships to deliver on all objectives
  • Build and create a robust database of people within the community
  • Oversee staff performance, conducting appraisals and strategizing with leadership to assess performance and development while maintaining professional relations
  • Attend Heads of Departments meetings on a regular basis
  • May require working beyond normal office hours, including nights and weekends, depending on business need
  • Leader from the ground up by being present at occasional evening events, embracing a “roll-up-sleeves” attitude and doing what it takes to get the job done on budget and on time

Requirements...

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience with curating and executing large and small bespoke private events
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a high-volume and demanding fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record of identifying and acquiring top-tier talent for curated events
  • Leader, innovator and relationship builder
  • Hospitality experience a plus not a must
  • Must have Tripleseat experience

Why work with us...

Soho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether you’re seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to enhance your career.

  • Health Care + 401K: Full time employees are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental & Vision as well as Retirement fund with a 2% match
  • Paid Time Off: Full- Time Employees have sick day's + vacation days
  • Career Development: Soho House can progress your career domestically or internationally as well as managerially or technically
  • Soho Impact: Empowering the Soho House Community to make positive change, through mentoring, apprenticeship, local outreach and sustainability
  • Learning & Development: An extensive range of internally and externally run courses are available for all employees.
  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Celebrating our passion for food and drink. Check out our monthly calendars and get involved in trips, training's and events. Available to all.
  • Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.
  • Team Meal: Whilst on duty in our Houses & Restaurants you will be provided with a substantial meal free of charge.
In accordance with New York law, the salary range for this role if filled within New York is listed below. The range for the position in other geographies may vary based on market differences. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.
Pay Range
$80,000$100,000 USD