Assistant General Manager - MHG Catering & Events

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Full-time $45000.00-$50000.00/year

At Murphy Hospitality Group, we pride ourselves on an exceptionally high standard of quality service and products. It takes the best people to reach this higher standard of excellence. We believe in extensive training and providing our people with an excellent benefits program, competitive wages, advancement, and professional development opportunities. At MHG, it’s all about the people!

MHG Catering and Events

As a leader in the hospitality industry within Atlantic Canada, Murphy Hospitality Group is devoted to creating memorable experiences through genuine hospitality. To provide a guest the best experience, our team members need to be equally devoted to providing the best in guest service. The MHG Catering & Events team has established themselves as industry leaders in full-service catering on PEI, growing business from producing special events at the PEI Brewing Company, The Rivershed and various offsite locations. Their team offers their clients catering and event management for events from intimate to extravagant. The Catering & Events team makes a habit of exceeding clients’ expectations, and consistently raising the bar in the world of special event production. They have knowledgeable and skilled team members, and a creative and imaginable approach to executing every unique event. The team will take care of every detail, whether the event is for 20 people or over 500.

As Assistant General Manager, You Will

  • Be responsible for overseeing the execution of events, assisting in the management of the overall operation of MHG Catering & Events services including client and partner relationship management, inventory, and the day-to-day coordination of event execution. You will report directly to the Catering & Events Manager of MHG Catering & Events.
  • Act as lead when meeting with potential clients of the PEIBC, The Rivershed and Offsite Catering locations. Conduct site tours, communicate, and establish event needs through client meetings, successfully book and ensure event deposits and contracts are received and conduct client menu tastings
  • Relationships are of utmost importance. Must establish strong relationships with clients, management, administration, and event staff based on clear, concise communication and guest service
  • Ensure client quotes are built around event plans and MHG Catering & Events package
  • Oversee the accurate set up of events around prepared set up lists
  • Oversee the smooth execution and roll out of client events, managing team members in various positions such as set-up, serving, bar, and kitchen –ensuring clients receive only the best in guest service
  • Maintain stock levels for events and functions including beverage / alcohol orders, supplies and equipment orders – ensuring all is delivered and received in a timely manner
  • Balance event cash reports and deposits
  • Assist Catering & Events Manager in the overseeing of the corporate area of Cavendish Beach Music Festival for all food and beverage needs and site set up
  • Other duties are required

Who You Are

  • Must have impeccable organizational skills, a keen attention to detail, strong communication skills, a genuine care for guest service and executing on someone’s big day
  • Leadership skills with a sense of self motivation, someone who can work self directed
  • A love for working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to balance multiple assignments and tasks at the same time
  • Flexible, and able to think quickly and maintain a positive attitude and work ethic under pressure
  • Ability to excel with a flexible working schedule – weekends & evenings as required
  • Ability to build a strong relationship with clients, team members, managers, and industry partners


What You Bring

  • Hospitality experience will be considered a major asset
  • Ability to excel with a flexible working schedule – weekends & evenings as required

What We Offer

  • Health, vision, and dental benefits 
  • MHG Wellness & Fitness Programs
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Discounts at all MHG locations across Atlantic Canada as well as local shops and services

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