New Store Opener

Location: New York, NY

Wings Over is seeking a New Store Opener 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.  Construction or job-site experience preferred.

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 construction and store openings
  • Familiar with construction & architectural software (AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam)

Core Responsibility Overview

  • Assist the Development team in project schedules, documentation, filings, timelines, hiring, account setup and on-site activations.
  • Work with the Real Estate department during leasing process to ensure favorable conditions for build out
  • Manage development and construction timelines across all parties
  • 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, while managing budgets, deadlines and brand standards.
    • Vendors include: POS, FFE, OS&E, Food Distributors, Restaurantwares
  • Assist with the implementation, management, and analysis of pilot programs and new initiatives
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of cost of goods and services related to restaurant development
  • Conduct site visits to prospective and current Wings Over locations.

Additional Duties

  • Create documentation to scale our efforts
  • Advise on new technology, software and solutions for the business, both restaurant and corporate level
  • Assist in design, brand and marketing collateral development
  • 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; work hard and take time when you need it (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