Senior General Manager

Full Time New York City, NY

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iPic Entertainment

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Senior General Manager

As Senior General Manager of the property, you will lead the operations of the location and a team of salaried managers and hourly staff.

The Senior General Manager is responsible for managing all functions of the location (Front-of-House, Back-of-House, Restaurant, Theater and Bar) ensuring the Ultimate Guest Experience, safety of our Guests, Team, and property, overseeing the quality and consistency of our food and beverage. 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Create an environment committed to outstanding Guest Experiences; create frequent and effective communications (1:1, Management Meetings, pre-shift meetings) with staff to maintain guest focus at all times.  Oversee guest relations, build guest loyalty and recognize staff for outstanding service delivery.
  • Manage performance of direct reports and all staff members; hold others accountable to iPic standards and expectations; provide timely, supportive coaching when needed.  Ensure that iPic priorities are clear at the site level.
  • Manage daily operations with comprehensive, detailed approach to safety, building maintenance, repairs, and sanitation/cleanliness.
  • Manage site level hiring activities for hourly staff; identify talent and provide development opportunities to increase management pipeline and maximize engagement/retention. Oversee employment paperwork and training of new/newly promoted staff in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Financial management of labor, supplies, food and beverage costs in line with corporate budget guidelines. 
  • Ensure compliance with iPic programs and processes for Film Programming, Financial Management, Restaurant Inventory, Vista Ticketing, POS and Hot Schedules.  



Experience & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, preferably in Business Administration or Hospitality Management.
  • 5+ years of experience in large, complex operations with strong focus on food and beverage program, hospitality, and brand management.  Progressive growth from hands-on, frontline roles to leadership preferred.
  • Track record of success with bias for action, high energy level and desire to succeed.
  • Qualified to construct and execute thorough plans to achieve expected outcomes on marketing campaigns and special events while maintaining focus on guest and staff relations, and facilities management.
  • Solid problem solving, data analysis and decision making skills.
  • Meeting or exceeding corporate goals for financial, hospitality and people measures.



Leadership Requirements:


  • Demonstrated judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills with guests, staff, and peers.  (large staff 50+)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, solid executive presence, self-confidence, and professional maturity.
  • Good listener, patient in stressful situations and genuine in desire to resolve issues.
  • Experienced in managing staff including goal setting, team meetings, performance management/coaching (large staff of 50+)
  • Staff retention and development: minimizing turnover through solid hiring and engagement activities; internal promotions and cross-training.
  • Solid follow-through on problems and issues; solutions that address root causes; recommendations that can be broadly implemented across iPic.
  • Guest loyalty: membership sales, special event participation, Net Promoter Score, and other measures to support the creation of brand ambassadors. 






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