The Halim Time & Glass Museum is looking to fill the position of Banquet Sales Manager for its world-class museum located in downtown Evanston, IL (located 20 miles north of Chicago).
The museum showcases an unsurpassed collection of stained glass and timepieces. Besides the exhibition halls, the museum features the Wisteria Banquet Room (capable of seating 250+ guests) crowned with a magnificent glass dome, a Tiffany Room and a Garden Room capable of hosting more intimate events and a Rooftop Garden with views of the Chicago skyline and the lake. Additionally, there is a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen used by our in-house chef to prepare the food.
The museum has been open for nearly two years and has established itself as one of the premiere venues in the North Shore for hosting receptions, dinners and special events.
The Banquet Sales Manager will be responsible for all sales & marketing related to renting out the venues for weddings, business events, holiday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs and other desired functions.
Duties would include:
Must be available to work weekends, holidays and late evenings, to reflect business needs of the banquet hall.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Marketing or Hospitality and five years of banquet/events management experience in a similar position as outlined above - or an education & work history that provides an equivalent match for this position.
Job Type: Full-time