• General Manager, Aviation Lounge 1

    Location US-NY-JAMAICA
    System ID
    General Management
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    We are the Communities we serve!


    This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.


    Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary together this year!  SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities


    Sodexo Aviation Services is currently seeking a General Manager, Aviation Lounge 1 for a prestigious private airline club/lounge at John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)!  The Club General Manager will be a hands-on manager leading a staff of Food Operations Managers, Bartenders, Food Service Attendants and Custodial staff who run the daily operations between two high-volume lounges.


    This position is a highly-functioning role working within the premier Aviation Lounge market having responsibility for a staff of up to 120 employees. Our Club General Manager needs to have well-balanced cocktail/bar and food service management experience and a high level of customer service with the ability to have well organized staffing schedules in place.


    A high premium is placed on the beverage and food experience with daily execution for our elite guests focused upon being detailed oriented, customer focused, well organized and possessing strong planning skills; which are critical to the success of the position. The ideal candidate will have aviation club management or hotel/multi-outlet food and beverage management background.  The General Manager will need to be focused on food and physical safety, while managing a high-quality lounge experience program and working with client liaisons on a daily basis.


    The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance.  Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself click here.


    **Parking at JFK is included**

    **Primarily a Monday - Friday schedule with GM on-call responsibilities**


    Position Summary

    Responsible for general management of an account/unit providing one or more core services (Core Services of: Lounge Operations and may include any of: Complementary Food and Bar, Food For Sale, Appearance Care, Credential Desk, Purchasing and Concierge Services. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree           

    Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

    Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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