General Manager, Aviation Lounge 3

System ID
General Management
Relocation Type
Employment Status
Posted Range
$114400 to $173140
Company : Segment Desc

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.  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 Live! Airport Lounge Segment has an exciting opening for an Airport Lounge General Manager for the exclusive and ultra-premium joint lounges at John F. Kennedy International Airport (British Airways/American Airlines).  The lounges are dedicated space for elite passengers to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy a la carte meals or order beverages from the full-service champagne bar.  This lounges will service international, long-haul travelers and will offer top-tier amenities and expanded premium food and beverage offerings.  We are seeking a dynamic and energetic General Manager who is focused on high-end, strategic food and beverage programs, financials/budgets and cost controls for multiple lounge locations.


As the Club General Manager, you will have responsibility for daily operations and service staff including food operations managers, bartenders, cooks, supervisors and appearance care (custodial staff), and all food and beverage services for these private lounges. This is a hands-on manager role and will be very active in daily service operations and unit financials. The ideal candidate will have fine-dining/elevated service standards within restaurants/hotels, food, beverage and culinary knowledge/experience, a strong eye for detail, overall excellent service standards and most importantly, be a true team leader. As the General Manager you will also be responsible for monitoring financials and cost controls.


If you have experience managing fine-dining food and beverage outlets at a hotel, restaurant private club or other upscale hospitality venue, we want to hear from you.


The successful candidate will: 

  • have oversight of daily food operations and deliver a high-quality product;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
  • motivate, coach, mentor and develop frontline (hourly) staff; and/or
  • ensure Sodexo standards are met to include compliance with company food and physical safety programs.


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: 

  • have a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization;
  • possess the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and exhibit a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems as well as menu graphics programs.


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.


Check out more about Airline Lounge Hospitality!


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


Airport Parking Provided.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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