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General Manager 2 - Conference Center

Burbank, CA
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Careers Center | General Manager 2 - Conference Center

General Manager 2 - Conference Center

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Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status

Unit Description

Sodexo Conferencing is looking for an energetic and entrepreneurial General Manager to lead The Pickwick Gardens Conference Center – a day use conference center/ event facility in Burbank, CA.


As a successful General Manager you will be responsible for leading and developing a hospitality oriented service team, have oversight of daily operations, possess strong financial management skills and create and implement an aggressive sales & marketing strategy.  The ability to manage high-level Client relationships and effective communication skills are critical, as this position regularly interacts with the property owners as well as key customers.  Active community involvement and relationship building skills are imperative for this role. 


Direct responsibility for:

  • Operational oversight of the full service corporate conference
  • Hiring, training, and motivating a high performing team of managers, supervisors and front line staff across various operating departments including; conference services, housekeeping, food & beverage, and catering
  • Proven expertise in fostering relationships with executive level clients
  • Reporting functions including financial and operational metrics

This unique venue has over 25,000 square feet of meeting space, four production kitchens and both the indoor as well as outdoor gardens are used for corporate meetings & conferences as well as social events, retail operations. The facility amenities include an ice rink & bowling alley.


This is an immediate opening.  Now!

 ** Relocation is available for this opportunity! **

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a Conference Center Campus, Meeting Management or Lodging property. Plans, organizes, staffs, and directs multiple services which generally includes: sales and marketing, conference services, food and beverage, front office, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, engineering, conference planning, audiovisual technology, accounting and finance, human resources, development and professional growth of management team. Manages the client relationship on a daily basis while ensuring customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.
Key Duties
-Sales/revenue critical job duty
-Business management overall business (operations management)
-Supervision of staff/directing team
-Communications/Sodexo process management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree           

Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years  of work experience in hospitality services including hotel management, conference center services, food services, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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