Venue Director

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/113064/RFC
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £70000 - £70000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

A high-profile opportunity for a dynamic senior and inspirational hospitality professional, experienced in F&B delivery across stadia & Conference & Events has arisen at Rangers Football Club.

If you are a natural confident leader, with senior management experience, able to inspire large operational teams to deliver results with substantial experience at F&B management level then we want you to come and join our Levy team at one of Scotland's most iconic football stadiums.

What we'll give:

Venue Director

  • £70,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Up to 20% discretionary bonus
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Free parking

Levy UK & Ireland is proud to be the exclusive catering provider, working in partnership with Rangers Football Club to provide best-in-class matchday food and beverage experiences at Ibrox Stadium.

In close partnership with Rangers Football Club, Levy will also manage non-match day meetings, conferences and events, including private celebrations and Christmas parties

Levy UK & Ireland is the sports and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland. It is the market leader in the provision of legendary food and drink experiences at some of the UK's most significant sporting, arena, and leisure venues.

Through strong client partnerships, Levy UK & Ireland creates bespoke food concepts, service standards and pioneering design, implementing a guest-first approach and ongoing innovation at each venue. With a company-wide passion for food, Levy UK & Ireland creates menus and food experiences that feature fantastic seasonal dishes, with a strong focus on British ingredients.

More about the role:

Responsible for developing and delivering exceptional food and guest experiences. Critical to the success and reputation of the F&B offering, is the leadership and engagement of a large, well-trained team, both fixed and seasonal.

You will drive our guest culture through consistently demonstrating an in-depth knowledge and appreciation of hospitality standards and client needs, that is infectious throughout your team whilst delivering innovative solutions.

Create and positive and collaborative workplace by building a high level of energy and engagement focused on great food and hospitality, provide meaning, create goals and listen.

If you are looking for a fast-paced hands on role dealing with a range of clients and guests, and working for a world leader in legendary experiences, who partners with one of Scotland's top class stadiums then please contact me on rebecca.mclean@levy.co.uk

Who you are:

This role requires an entrepreneurial personality with the drive to succeed and the ability to maximise the meetings and events revenue potential in the venue.

Showcase an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Sporting Arenas/Stadia, Conferencing & Events, Live Entertainment whilst confidently managing a mixed portfolio of outlets and business functions. 

You will be focused and hungry to deliver exceptional hospitality and retail experiences, with the ability to inspire. You will be a strategic and commercially minded individual who has a real passion for people, exudes confidence, energy and charisma.

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.