Hotel / Resort

Updated on November 13, 2019

Hotel/Resort

HOTEL VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS - METRO DETROIT AREA

Harper has been retained by a hotel organization for this search. Desire VP who has directed at least 25 to 30 properties – limited service and full service. Must have IHG, Marriott, Hilton brand experience. Our client is undergoing a major expansion.

Exceptional six figure salary and lucrative bonus package. All inquiries strictly confidential

Please send your resume in a Word attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


HOTEL DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Luxury Detroit area hotel property which caters to discerning clientele is seeking an exceptional F&B professional. The property offers outstanding customer service and will do whatever it takes to satisfy and exceed guest expectations. The Director will oversee $10+ million in food and beverage sales volume generated from restaurant, catering, and room service operations. Ideal candidate is looking to return back home to Michigan and has a F&B background in upscale properties similar to Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Park Hyatt, Peninsula, Starwood. etc..

Prefer Hospitality Degree. Excellent six figure base salary plus bonus.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


DIRECTOR OF CATERING

Searching for Catering Director with experience as an Event Manager or Catering Manager in a full-service, luxury hotel, country club, or event venue.  Must be highly skilled in booking and managing upscale events including weddings, showers, other social and business events.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Banquet /Event/Catering Sales Manager or Catering Manager in a luxury hotel, country club, or event venue
  • Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with clients to ensure flawless execution
  • Exceptional training skills
  • A Ritz Carlton level of customer service

Benefits:

  • An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan.


Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


HOTEL DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING / CHIEF ENGINEER - METRO DETROIT, MI AREA

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, hands-on Hotel Director of Engineering / Chief Engineer to join an experienced maintenance team for a full-service hotel in Metro Detroit.

If you think you have what it takes, here is what it's all about. For a hotel Director of Engineering or Chief Engineer, this is a very attractive position. If selected, you will:

  • Perform duties of a thorough preventive maintenance program for all of the facility's equipment, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and heating
  • Lead a team of maintenance technicians, and assign tasks/follow up to ensure completion and quality
  • Create and maintain relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Keep detailed inventory of tools and equipment
  • Handle purchasing for the department and review invoices
  • Communicate with the General Manager on daily with updates on all pertinent matters
  • Respond to all maintenance requests from guests immediately, and ensure timely completion / communicate and follow up to ensure satisfaction

Ideal candidates will have extensive experience in finish carpentry.

The above list is just a snapshot of what you will do. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of experience as a Maintenance Manager, Director of Engineering, or Chief Engineer with a full-service hotel. Previous experience and a warm, engaging personality are a must for success in this role.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


HOTEL DIRECTOR OF SALES - DETROIT SUBURBS

Join a recently renovated property and lead the way to grow the hotel's market share. Focus on growing every segment, including corporate, social, association, and government business in the Detroit market. The Director of Sales will lead a team of Sales Managers, oversee the sales & marketing strategy for the hotel, and will be directly accountable for top-line revenue and market share. Will also be responsible for training new sales managers, enforcing SOPs, and accountability for sales managers.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 2-4 years of experience as a Director of Sales for a full-service hotel or resort property
  • Strong knowledge of the market and business connections throughout Michigan
  • Excellent leadership experience, overseeing multiple Sales Managers
Benefits:
  • An excellent base salary + bonus package
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harpejrobs.com


DINING ROOM MANAGER - FINE DINING / PRIVATE CLUB (BIRMINGHAM)

The Dining Room Manager will be a leader in both the club's restaurant and banquet operations, in addition to the beverage program. Be part of a strong leadership team that develops exceptional talent in the hospitality business.

Our client prefers a Hospitality graduate with fine dining experience in an upscale country club with a la carte dining and banquet facilities, or luxury full-service hotel food & beverage operations. The Dining Room Manager also manages a team of hourly servers & bartenders. Other responsibilities include scheduling, procurement, and developing a team to deliver great member service. No Late Nights!

Ideal Food & Beverage Manager candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • F&B leadership experience in a fine-dining restaurant, luxury hotel property, or
  • country club
  • Experience in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Strong wine & craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Benefits:

  • Health benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement

Compensation: $45,000, great benefits and work/life balance

Send resume in a word attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


CATERING SALES MANAGER - METRO DETROIT, MI AREA

Prominent, luxury hotel in metro Detroit is searching for experienced Catering/Event Sales Manager who is well connected in the corporate, non-profit, and social markets. Primary emphasis is new business sales, not execution or operations.  Venue has extensive meeting facilities – large ballroom, board rooms, etc.

Excellent salary and incentive package. $70,000 - $80,000++ Great benefits.

Send resume in a Word  format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


HOTEL SENIOR SALES MANAGER - DETROIT

Join one of Detroit's best hotels and grow your career!

The Senior Sales Manager will be responsible for selling corporate accounts, business travel, and corporate groups. You'll follow up on leads, identify opportunities, and close the sale. This in a hands-on sales position while also mentoring and leading other sales managers and coordinators. You will also communicate with leaders in other departments to ensure room blocks, banquets, and billing are streamlined. Must be self-motivated, enjoy outside sales, and work well with a team of other managers.

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree from schools such as Michigan State, Central Michigan, Grand Valley State, or Northwood, and at least five years of experience as a corporate sales manager in a full-service hotel. Downtown Detroit corporate market experience preferred. Must have a polished, professional image, and a genuine love of all things hospitality.

Exceptional salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for advancement.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


HOTEL GUEST SERVICE SUPERVISOR - DETROIT

The Front Office / Guest Services Supervisor will oversee front desk operations, central reservations, guest services associates, PBX, and ensure an exceptional experience for hotel guests. Supervisors also gain experience yielding rates and inventory, scheduling, and actively participating in generally managing the hotel. Benefits:

  • 5-day, 50-hour work week
  • Very competitive base salary (up to $48K per year)
  • Outstanding medical benefits (dental and vision included), vacation, and 401K
  • Opportunities for growth

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Business, General Business, or related major from a school such as Michigan State, Grand Valley State, Central Michigan, Northwood, Western Michigan, Ferris State, Eastern Michigan, etc.
  • Management or supervisor experience in hotel operations, either as a front desk manager/supervisor or housekeeping manager/supervisor

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


BANQUET CAPTAIN - BLOOMFIELD HILLS

If you're a rising star in the banquet / event business and want to grow your career, you need to check out this job. We're looking for a dynamic hospitality professional with catering / event operations experience for busy catering facility that also handles off-premise events. Our client hosts extensive weddings, corporate events, and any other large banquet events. Candidates must have strong experience as a Banquet Captain or Event Manager in a hotel or high-volume catering operation to be considered. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience as a Banquet Captain or Event Manager in a banquet / event venue
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A desire to grow your career in the catering / event business
  • Experience training event staff
  • Strong knowledge of event set-up and execution

This position is full-time, and offers an excellent compensation ($16-$18/hr) plus excellent health benefits. 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


DIRECTOR OF CATERING AND EVENT SALES - DETROIT, MI SUBURBS - ENTERTAINMENT VENUE

Looking for a Director of Sales with at least three years of experience overseeing multiple sales associates in a large catering operation, such as an event center, hotel, or entertainment venue. The ideal candidate is a strong team leader that is able to assist in sales training, management, and operations. Applicants should be polished, ambitious, and accustomed to working in high-volume venues. This individual will work both in office, and in the field, to produce new contracts for our private events spaces. The position will include visiting local businesses, taking sales calls, following up on leads, producing BEO contracts, and communicating event needs to management staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversite, training and management of 3+ sales managers
  • Arrange meetings with local business to create partnerships
  • Set department goals, and monitor
  • Develop BEO’s and convey all of the necessary information to create a successful event

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of phone systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Associates degree or equivalent in experience
  • Experience in marketing is a plus, but not required

Comp package $60,000 -$90,000+

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com 


SOUS AND EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEFS - ENTERTAINMENT VENUE –DETROIT, MI

Multiple food outlets, casual, fine dining, and quick service. Must have Culinary degree and 2-3 years managing a culinary team. Will work with celebrity executive chef. Great benefits and work environment.

$45-65,000

Candidates with ties to the Michigan area are preferred.


Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


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Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

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