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Sales and Event Manager at The Mooring

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Newport Harbor Corp - Warwick, RI
$50,000.00 - $52,000.00 Base+Commission/month


Newport Restaurant Group (NRG) owns and operates a number of distinct, award-winning restaurants across Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  NRG also includes among its portfolio,  Castle Hill Inn - a Relais & Chateaux luxury boutique hotel overlooking the stunning Newport harbor.  NRG is proud to lead the hospitality industry as a 100% employee-owned company.

About the Position: In the Sales & Event Manager role, you will be responsible for planning events and generating private dining sales.

About You: You are passionate, energetic and to whom pleasing and impressing guests comes naturally.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for knowledge of private dining locations, menus, and services
  • Conduct site inspections, negotiate contracts, prepare event costing summaries, write proposals, prepare and collect invoices
  • Work as a team with the culinary and banquet departments to thoroughly plan highly customized and memorable events
  • Create the banquet event order (BEO), floor plan and estimate for each event assigned from the information generated from the questionnaire, correspondence and details appointment
  • Attend events as needed to meet and greet client and ensure all details are setup to expectations

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation $50,000/Year – Plus Commission!
  • Sick, Holiday, and Vacation paid time off
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits with a flex spending account option
  • HRA
  • Ability Assist (EAP)
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Short term disability (MA only)
  • Great 401k match
  • Employee Ownership Opportunities
  • 35% discount when dining in our locations
  • Perk spot options
  • Fully paid BJ’s membership
  • Manager’s Dining Card

About Newport Restaurant Group: We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company?  If you decide to join our team, you’ll not just be an employee — you’ll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there’s no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses!  We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.



  • At least 4 years of event coordination experience in the food-beverage-hospitality industry.
  • Experience with high-end weddings and customized events required
  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong administrative skills, organized and detail oriented and prepared to multitask and work efficiently in a fast paced, high volume, aggressive sales atmosphere
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships