posted October 3, 2017Ocean House Management
Five Star Multi-Property Banquet Operations Seeks a Leader!
The Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI is devoted to creating enduring relationships with our guests and members by providing highly personalized service and gracious hospitality in an informally elegant atmosphere. The OH! Spa at the Ocean House has been awarded the coveted 5 Stars from Forbes Travel Guide becoming one of 30 5-Star rated spas in the world while our Resort and Seasons Restaurant have been awarded 4 Stars.
The Ocean House is a Five Diamond AAA hotel and a member of Relais & Chateaux. Also, the Travel + Leisure Best Awards 2012, voted on by Travel + Leisure readers, ranked the Ocean House as the #4 Top Resort in the Continental U.S. and #60 Top Hotel in the World.
Perched high on the bluffs of Watch Hill, the reopening of the Ocean House was a rebirth of the last iconic New England seaside resort. The Ocean House's celebrated hotel and residential accommodations, uncompromising service, beachfront location, and world-class amenities pay homage to New England's golden age of hospitality with timeless elegance and renewed civility.
Reopening in fall of 2012, the Weekapaug Inn is located in the peaceful community of Weekapaug, Rhode Island, with sweeping views of Quonochontaug Pond, and the Atlantic just beyond. Inspired by classic Cape-Cod style, the building is covered with red cedar shingles, accented by dark brown trim. The property features 27 guest rooms and four Signature Suites, with farm-to-table fine and casual dining, and boutique event space.
As sister property to the Ocean House, located just five miles away in Watch Hill, RI, guests of the Weekapaug Inn enjoy access to all of the amenities and facilities at the resort including five restaurants, a private beach, activities and programming, yachting, the OH! Spa, and others.
We seek a hard working, dedicated Director of Baneuts to support both properties.
Organize and manage the activities of the Banquet Department to maintain high standards of food and beverage quality, service and merchandising to maximize profits. Responsible for all meeting, function, and wedding space as well as off-site catering venues.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and guest support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting a luxury banquet operation at a five star level.
The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism is crucial to this role. Expert level written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.
Bachelor's degree; at least 5 to 7 years of work experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description. Experience in the luxury hospitality industry is necessary and experience in a five star environment is preferred.
Visit any one of our properties and you’ll discover that we are much more than simply places to stay. Our properties invite you to step inside and join us on an adventure and to experience each location in a fresh, new light. Each of our hotels and restaurants has its own unique character. All of them surprise and inspire.