Development Lead

Location: New York, NY

Wings Over is seeking a Development Lead to assist with the national expansion of Wings Over, a 40-unit franchise restaurant group. We are looking for a hospitality professional with experience developing and opening new restaurants, including but not limited to operations, construction, design and technology.  

Qualifications & Required Skills

  • Hospitality Experience
  • Hospitality/ Real Estate Development Experience
  • Superior computer and technology skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to make quick informed decisions
  • Knowledgeable in new store openings protocols
  • Ability to manage the lifecycle of a project, with little oversight
  • Familiar with the latest hospitality technology. Capable of expressing an opinion on best digital practices

Core Responsibility Overview

  • Assist the Development team with project schedules, documentation, timelines,  account setup and on-site activations
  • Manage internal department calendars. Ensuring a timely delivery of all goods and a seamless opening
  • Onsite management during store openings- including activations, account setup, receiving deliveries, managing punch-list items, etc
  • Understand and clearly communicate Company goals to all stakeholders
  • Work closely with vendors and suppliers to ensure proper integration of their packages in new restaurants
    • Vendors include: POS, FFE, OS&E, Food Distributors, Restaurantwares
  • Contribute to all Special Projects and coordinate with all necessary stakeholders
  • Provide feedback during the design, brand and marketing collateral development

Additional Duties

  • Create documentation to scale our efforts
  • Advise on new technology, software and solutions for the business, both restaurant and corporate level
  • Create and develop programs to enhance the Wings Over experience
  • Build and incorporate systems for corporate and franchise locations
  • Jump in where needed. We are a startup after all

Compensation & Benefits

  • Base Salary - Above average
  • Benefits - 50% Medical
  • PTO - Flexible vacation policy; (all PTO requests are pending approval)
  • Exceptional company culture and a cool group of intelligent, motivated, and diverse teammates
  • Unlimited snacks and coffee
  • Weekly Team lunch from awesome restaurants
  • Team events on a monthly basis

Please include a cover letter highlighting your work experience, passions and personality.