Director of Strategy & Innovation- Food & Beverage - Los Angeles - Los Angeles (Downtown), California, United States,

Director of Strategy & Innovation- Food & Beverage

Food, Marketing, Design, Events, Logistics & Creativity

Los Angeles, CA

Company Preview

Our client is a full-service theater/movie house with holdings and locations across multiple cities and states and growing. They are industry leading in their vertical and provide a world class movie going experience that connects at the personal level with their customers.

Position Preview

We are seeking a food visionary, a true foodie whose vision can be executed by our internal food and beverage team. We are looking for a Unicorn who likes to color outside the lines, a person who can't be anything other than creative. The skill set needed to be successful in this role is a hybrid of food & beverage, marketing, design, event planning, logistics and consummate creativity supported by the ability to connect with a diverse consumer group across all media channels.

High energy, check, creative, check, ability to push barriers, check, confident, check. This is a role for a person who always wants to see what's around the next corner and is always leaning forward.

This person will have superior knowledge of current food trends and will be well connected within the industry, preferably in the greater LA area, possessing the ability to tap into this network and utilize these resources to create memorable and trend setting events. The person in this role will identify with being a foodie, more than casually aware of hot trends and be dialed into the next big!

Position Qualifications or Requirements

  • To lead the creative direction for all thing's food & beverage across enterprise business units/locations - existing and new concepts from development to implementation
  • This person will be following the trends, and at the same time a trend setter, out in the world connecting to the F&B creative community, keeping abreast of what's hot in the food scene
  • Oversee profitability, deliverables, timelines, and budgets
  • Drive new product offerings supported by the marketing and strategy that builds and creates customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary project teams to include F&B, marketing, creative and leadership
  • Lead and direct concepts and programs, F&B centric that drive revenue and enhance the user experience
  • Ensure visual communication and brand standards are met
  • Oversee pitches and proposals, internal and external, including event orders and ensuring criteria are meeting profitable revenue margins
  • Review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to all team/entities at large
  • Actively involved in the leadership and development of support staff to include hiring and training
  • Strong people, persuasion, and presentation skills
  • Some occasional travel will be required in this role
  • Compensation and Benefits

    Industry leading with bonus, DOE

  • Solid Package, Insurance, Health, Life, Vision, 401k and much more
  • For immediate review and considerations, contact:

    Barry Cales,

    Why work with Firefly Hospitality?

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