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Director of Events

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-645647
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Location: Greater San Diego

The Stone Brewing Director of Events will oversee and manage our multi-site hospitality events program and team.  Event sites include our Bistro Restaurants in Escondido, Liberty Station and our location opening in Richmond, Virginia in 2019.  Also included are our five Company Store locations in Southern California, our Tap Room in Downtown SD, and our restaurant in Napa, CA .  This position will drive the continued growth of our hospitality events program and revenue. 

The Job:

  • Manage, oversee and grow events revenue for multi-site event operation
  • Manage overall events budgets, sales forecasts and targets, analyzes event data, and understands events financial principles. 
  • Accountable for the achievement of revenue performance metrics and goals.  Grow events revenue year over year. 
  • Responsible for management of events team incentive plans, including commission structures and bonuses. 
  • Create and implement sales strategies, including outside event sales program
  • Utilize broad knowledge of San Diego’s event market to strategically position each unique location as part of Stone’s portfolio
  • Identify and implement best practices that result in growth of event operation and revenue. Drives continuous improvement to events operation and encourages innovation within team.
  • Identifies, fosters and maintains strong relations with strategic vendors.
  • Oversee staffing and labor, implement labor controls and best practices to maximize efficiencies
  • Works within team to manage overall team performance and goal setting.  Coaches, develops and re-trains as necessary.  Drives team professional development. 
  • Ensures proper communication and coordination with all internal and external vested parties
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with people at all levels of the organization to leverage internal efficiencies and external affiliations to accomplish shared goals.
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner, proactively address issues as they arise and mitigate risks associated to events.
  • Actively demonstrates Stone’s Values internally and externally.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Experience and Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college required.  BA/BS Degree preferred.
  • Experience: At least 7-10 years of related experience and/or training in the food/beverage service, sales or restaurant/hotel industry. Must have at least 5 years of supervisory experience. Must have experience and knowledge of ABC laws for legal sale of alcohol. Must possess knowledge of service, food, and beverage industry. Prior event sales experience desired.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Previous experience with Point of Sale systems is a must.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess a Servsafe and/or San Diego County Food Handlers Managers Card. 
  • Current RABS (Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service) training certificate preferred. Certified Beer Server or higher preferred. CMP a plus.  
  • Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.
  • Travel Requirements: Must have reliable transportation as this role requires travel to events and other Stone locations as well as local businesses.

 Stone-tastic Perks:

  • Range of Medical, dental, and vision coverage options at competitive rates.
  • 401K plan with a generous company match!
  • Bistro and Merch discounts
  • Free beer (yes, we said free beer…you can pick your jaw up from the floor)
  • Plus lots more!!

Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.