Comcast Spectacor

  • Concessions Manager

    Location US-VA-Roanoke
    Job ID
    2018-3517
    Group
    Spectra - Food Services & Hospitality
    Location Name
    Spectra FH - The Berglund Center
    Category
    Food/Beverage Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

     

    The Concessions Manager (CM) is responsible for the effective management and running of venue concessions operations including event planning support, scheduling, food preparation and production, inventory, cash control, compliance with alcohol service polices, cleaning, safety, guest service, employee/volunteer training and supervision, troubleshooting, closing duties, and any other tasks assigned by the director.

     

    The Concessions Manager will provide oversight and resolution responsibility for employee performance issues. The Concessions Manager must provide a high level of event oversight, technical proficiency and operational/personnel support to ensure the smooth running of any assigned event. A critical function of the CM will be to actively mentor, train and help employees and volunteers meet company quality standards, and to promote a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.  The CM will ensure that the part-time staff receives training, as well as coordinating and presenting the skills training module to NPO volunteers.

     

    This is a key position for the effective and profitable operation of the business. The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work a variable event-driven schedule which to evenings and weekends. Open availability, professional presentation, outstanding interpersonal skills, self-direction and strong technical (computer and POS) aptitude required.  

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

     

    • Ensure proper set-up of all concessions locations prior to doors. Set-up duties may include (but are not limited to): verifying opening inventory, assigning duties to concession workers (employee/volunteer), ensuring sanitation standards are met, verifying that each location is fully operational, ascertaining levels of food production based upon projected guest attendance has been met; assuring that Spectra employees /NFP Stand Leaders have followed proper procedures for distribution and handling of cash.
    • Provide a high level of oversight and operational expertise resulting in the smooth, efficient and profitable execution of events.
    • Manage and run all venue concessions operations before, during and after the event. Duties include staff scheduling, employee check-in, equipment inspection, POS monitoring and troubleshooting, vault duties, guest complaint resolution, training, food production, clean-up, post-event reconciliation and reporting, and any other duties as assigned by the director.
    • Willing to cover any open position to assure location is fully operational and company standards pertaining to speed of service and guest satisfaction are met; assist with Premium Services operations and event needs, as directed by the director.
    • Provide direction and oversight to Floor Supervisors, LMs, Concession Cooks, and CMRs. Ensure that all Spectra and venue policies, procedures and practices are adhered to including compliance with alcohol service and food handling / sanitation guidelines, general safety policies and procedures. Report any alcohol service or other compliance issues to director immediately.
    • Complete post-event evaluations, data compilation, tracking of monetary and product shortages, generating reports; serves as a resource for POS applications, training, and hardware problems.
    • Ensure work environment is safe and free from harassment or discrimination; immediately address all safety concerns, potential hazards, accidents or incidents. Relays safety/health issues to management immediately.
    • Ensure event staff and volunteers are aware of work place expectations; provide on-going assistance, training and mentoring to event staff and volunteers; promote a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative workplace environment by working side-by-side with staff and volunteers; reinforce procedures and practices through repetition; lead by example and provide on-going constructive feedback.

    Qualifications

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     

    • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, professional and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to make sound business/operations decisions (i.e. regarding employee placement, staffing adjustments, and/or respond to technical, product or equipment challenges during an event) quickly and under pressure.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
    • Solid working knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft office, POS systems, timekeeping system.
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
    • Possess a thorough working knowledge of all existing concessions locations: geographical location, equipment, evacuation procedures, adjacent employee and guest areas, and facility access.
    • Possess valid Food Handlers certificate and Alcohol Service Permit if required by state or local government.
    • Possess thorough working knowledge of all applicable sanitation requirements, food preparation guidelines, alcohol service policies, safety standards, etc. pertaining to Spectra concession operations.
    • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as they relate to POS cash/credit transactions, cash reconciliation and product inventory.
    • Ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly.
    • Ability to consistently adhere to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, ethic and confidentiality

    Education and Experience:

     

    • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one year to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Concessions Manager Certificate from the National Association of Concessionaires.
    • Nationally recognized, advanced food service sanitation training course certification.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER

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