Element Collective

AGM - Multiple Unit Venue

Chicago, IL - Full Time

Position Overview

RM Champagne Salon, NellcĂ´te, & Expat are in search of a talented and entrepreneurial-minded Assistant General Manager to lead the charge alongside our current management & chef team. He/she must have the ability to think independently and creatively as well as drive sales effectively using the resources available to him/her whilst always keeping the overall brand in mind. This person will champion the venue's fun and vibrant culture, bringing a "better every day" approach to building the team.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the General Manager and Executive Chef to effectively operate the business.
  • Ensure all attend to the highest of standards for personnel performance and customer service. Effectively schedule, manage & run shifts. 
  • Support the managing of hiring intellectually curious individuals that will contribute positively to every shift, day and initiative.
  • Assist in developing, planning and carrying out marketing, advertising and promotional activities and campaigns.
  • Work with the GM to adhere to budgets.

What Your Background Looks Like

  • Must love this industry and love people.
  • Must have at least 3+ years managing a high volume, high energy concept.
  • Experience as a Service Manager.
  • Have exceptionally strong knowledge of standard service points for food and beverage service.
  • Comfortable managing a transition of concepts within one space involving high-end restaurant service to high energy nightlife.
  • Must enjoy leading and coaching a team.
  • Have strong knowledge of liquor, beer, & wine. Knowledge of Champagne & Sparkling wine is a plus.
  • Have experience working multiple positions in a restaurant.
  • Must have the stamina to work 50 to 60 hours per week.
  • Have the confidence to present ideas and to stand behind them.
  • Have humility to have ideas overruled and to endorse others' ideas or directions. Humility to learn every day from every individual.
  • Bring a challenge (problem/issue) with a corresponding solution.
  • Experience with planning, organizing, training, and leadership necessary to achieve objectives in sales, costs, employee retention, guest service & satisfaction, quality of food & beverage, cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Have a "roll up your sleeves" & "I'll do whatever it takes to get it done" attitude.

Compensation Package

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Comp package. Usable throughout the group. 
  • Monthly cell phone stipend. 
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