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Corporate Events and Food Service Manager

Bank of Hawaii

Oahu, HI
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Corporate Events and Food Service Manager-1700540

Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.

It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.

Does this sound like you?

Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Corporate Events and Food Service Manager:

Under the direction of the Community and Employee Engagement Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing internal and external corporate events and food service areas within the bank.    Responsibilities include management of event staff and the conceptualization and execution of exceptional experiences for clients, employees, senior level executives and the community.  This person also manages vendor relationships critical to executing quality experiences at Bank of Hawaii’s Café Blue establishments (Downtown Honolulu and Kapolei) as well as Surf Rider Room, and should have knowledge of food service and or hospitality or event management experience.  Responsibilities include budget and operational oversight of applicable vendors, and compliance with federal, state and local laws, as well as all operating procedures.  If applicable or appropriate, assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulatory requirements as well as Bank policies and procedures related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. 


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Leads department staff responsible for the conceptualization, design, plan, budget and execution of exceptional corporate events consistent with the Bank of Hawaii brand and service standards.  Ensures all logistics for events are managed within budget and to deadlines, and in accordance with marketing and other internal and external stakeholders’ policies and procedures, to ensure consistency of event set-up, communication and delivery.  Works in a fast-paced environment and oversees the execution of multiple events with competing priorities simultaneously. Ensures quality control of all events.
  • Leads and manages complex, large-scale and high profile events, as well as other corporate events as required.  Ensures events/projects run seamlessly and achieve the desired guest experience.  
  • Manages food and service vendor(s) that service and support Bank of Hawaii’s food service establishments in Downtown Honolulu (casual and fine dining) and at Kapolei (casual).  Champions initiatives, as well as designs programs, that provide desired food service experiences for employees and the public.  Tracks, reports on and forecasts vendor operations budget.  Ensures service protocols and procedures are in place and evolve as necessary. Ensures quality control of food and service. 




…if you come to us with these qualifications…



  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution, major in business, marketing or hospitality management preferred, or equivalent work experience.



  • Must possess organizational perspective; ability to manage multiple projects and complex projects/processes. 
  • Minimum eight to ten years of management experience in event, food and beverage, catering and/or hospitality experience in upscale and casual environments or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum five years of experience managing budget and staff and possesses the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements and forecast budgets. 
  • Also requires vendor management experience.
  • Should have knowledge of industry trends and best practices.


Technical Skills: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.


Other Job Qualifications: 

  • Good analytical, decision-making, communications, and organizational skills. 
  • Experience working closely with multiple stakeholders and senior executives. 
  • Should be goal and customer service oriented, a team player and a dynamic leader. 
  • Ability to work with a flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays. 
  • Must be able to provide own transportation or operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license and commute as required.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Function Communications/Marketing
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Jun 23, 2017, 5:48:23 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing

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