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    Catering Sales & Event Designer

    Relish Catering & Events

    Job Posting
    Feb. 14, 2019

    Due to tremendous growth, Relish Catering & Events, located in Denver, CO, currently has rare openings on our Event Design Team. These high potential positions require someone with at least two years' experience related to food, hospitality and/or event planning. The winning candidates will have very strong sales leadership, excellent customer service, passion for special events and food.

    At our company, the Event Designers/Sales team spearheads contact with all clients and venues. They promote the company by building good working relationships with clients and event professionals, through persistent follow-through, booking events and ensuring repeat business. They also reach out to prospects to keep the business growing and the sales pipeline full. 

    Responsibilities Include: 
    - Possessing a positive attitude that represents the company's image 
    - Communicating with existing venues 
    - Soliciting new venues, promoting the company, developing new clients 
    - Joining and attending networking groups as an Ambassador of the company 
    - Solicit new business through event professionals and client referrals, website, e-mail and telephone inquiries 
    - Booking potential clients for a tasting and/or create a proposal for review 
    - Communicating with clients as needed during the planning process for their event in a timely and professional manner 
    - Conduct walk-throughs with clients as appropriate 
    - Attending events and insure the details are executed perfectly and the client is pleased 
    - Following-up with clients after events to let them know we appreciate their business and ask for future referrals
    - Passion for food and special events

    We look forward to hearing from you if you meet the requirements and feel you are qualified for the position. Please send your resume and references via email to info@relishcateringco.com, no telephone inquiries accepted.

    The successful candidates should possess a proven track record of meeting sales goals; have strong food knowledge including industry trends, and an understanding of fine dining service.  In addition, this person must have the ability to assess client requirements and ensure client satisfaction, have experience managing events with a strong culinary focus, create and process event orders, event forecasting, budgeting for department, and posses problem solving and leadership qualities that will ensure a successful event.

    Some nights and weekends required.

     

    Contact Information
    Karen Tucker
    karen@relishcateringco.com

    Event Super Hero

    Fun Productions

    Job Posting
    Feb. 15, 2019

    Event Super Hero

    Staffing & Customer Service Administrator Job Description

    Starting Pay: $15/hour

    Job Summary: Making fun events happen! You will be involved in everything from taking client orders, managing proposals, contracts, engaging sub-contractors to staffing the event.

    Involved in recruitment, interviewing, orientations, and training event staff. Responsible for administrative support for the office.  Duties include but are not limited to general clerical, receptionist, project-based work, event support, and client interfacing.  This position requires someone who loves to have a lot of things going on at once, loves organizing the tasks, and is detail oriented in that they appreciate being the one to cross all the t’s & dot all the i’s. 

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Staffing Coordination

    -       Creates and executes recruitment strategies for both event staff and sub-contractors to meet goals of required staffing pool.

    -       Online staffing software maintenance and utilization in filling all available event staff positions.

    -       Staff Sheet management – sign in & out, position/assignment, & event reporting.

    -       Act as event staff/supervisor as needed (to include nights and weekends).

    -       Other tasks as assigned.

    Customer Service

    -       Answering phones and assisting clients with questions, collecting client information for upcoming events or transferring calls to the appropriate staff member.

    -       Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office Suite and Rental Software.

    -       Prepare price quotes/proposals and provide information regarding event details to Sales Team.

    -       Creating and processing client contracts and payments.

    -       Perform general clerical duties to include photocopying, e-mailing, and filing,

    -       Maintaining company records, pricing info, and all documents related to customer service.

    -       Set up and coordinate client and venue meetings for upcoming events as needed.

    -       Attend meetings with clients and venues for upcoming event requirements.

    -       Act as assistant to Sales Team as needed, to provide support for event and administrative tasks.

    -       Other tasks as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    1.     Crosses t’s and dots i’s: Organized & Detail Oriented
    2.     Flexible: Ability to work various schedules including periodic evenings & weekends
    3.     Keep Calm and Carry On: Calm and Cool under stress and deadlines
    4.     Fun Team Player: Great with both customers and other staff
    5.     Go Getter: Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision
    6.     Problem Solver: Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems
    7.     Organizer: Ability to manage 2-20 people.
    8.     Tech Savvy: Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, Social Media

    Contact Information
    Emily Margreth Ettinger
    emily@funproductions.com

    Catering Operations Manager

    CaterWest @ the National Western Complex

    Classified
    Feb. 22, 2019

    Company Information:

    CaterWest (SSA) is the exclusive caterer at the National Western Complex. We provide full service catering for internal and external clients.

     

    Job Description:

    CaterWest (SSA) is seeking an energetic, results driven catering professional with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, to join our team and enjoy being part of the exciting future of this successful Denver attraction. The Catering Operations Manager reports to the Director of Catering. This position works on a consistent basis with the Director of Catering on the overall vision of the events department, SOP’s, best practices and client relationships. The Catering Operations Manager is to also fully understand the mission of the National Western Complex and ensure operating procedures embrace the philosophies and culture of both CaterWest (SSA) and the National Western Complex.

     

    ON-GOING JOB DUTIES:

    -          Attend weekly BEO meetings with the Catering and Culinary team

    -          Maintain the upkeep of catering storage areas

    -          Maintain proper care of catering equipment and décor

    -          Manage the inventory and condition of the in-house linen program

    -          Develop, distribute and communicate ‘Operations Plans’ for large catered events (200+)

    -          Possess expert-level knowledge of menus, food presentations and food service techniques

    -          Maintain a positive relationship with the National Western Complex

    -          Assists in ordering catering staff for each event

    -          Assists in ordering non-food items for all catered events (ie: disposables)

    -          Communicates all building & maintenance needs to the National Western team (ie: tables, chairs, pipe/drape, up-lighting, trash cans, etc.)

    -          Executes timely communication through phone and email

     

    EVENT DAY JOB DUTIES:

    -          Responsible for pulling all equipment needed for each catered event

    -          Responsible for the complete setup of each catered event

    -          Oversees and assists in the proper execution, breakdown and cleanup of each catered event

    -          Assigns catering staff to specific roles and responsibilities

    -          Design and print all food signage (buffets, bars, etc.)

    -          Training all catering staff regarding proper food service

    -          Distribute BEO’s, rental orders and diagrams to all catering staff in a timely fashion

    -          Accurately tracks all food/beverage/bar consumptions and communicates this to the Director of Catering

     

    Required Qualifications:

    -          Manual labor (must be able to lift heavy objects)

    -          Minimum 1 year of professional experience working in Catering and/or as a Banquet Captain

    -          Ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays

    -          Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Outlook (email)

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -          Bachelor’s degree in a related field – Hospitality or Event Management

    -          3+ years professional and managerial experience

    -          TIPS trained

     

    Compensation Overview:

    -          Minimum 32 hours per week                    (with potential of working up to 50 hours per week)

    -          $16.00 /hour                                                (for the 1st 90-day trial period)

    -          $18.00 /hour                                                (after the 90-day trial period is complete)

    -          Full Health Benefits Package                     (health, dental, medical, 401k)

    Contact Information
    Benjamin Garcia
    benjamingarcia@kmssa.com