Wedgewood Weddings at The Jefferson Street Mansion is looking for a dynamic addition to our Catering Team!
We are currently hiring a Wedding Coordinator/Banquet Captain/Catering Sales Consultant &Administrator (our Jr. Consultant/Coordinator)
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn everything about producing and leading our events while learning the catering sales process. We produce wonderful weddings ceremonies & receptions, milestone events, meetings and much more! This is a perfect opportunity to join our company at an entry level with the opportunity to grow. Individuals who are successful at all aspects of this position will have the opportunity to be considered for full-time Catering Manager positions at this and other Wedgewood locations.
Remember, we work when our clients and guests play, so weekend and evening availability is mandatory.
First and foremost, we are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and a brilliant smile!
Qualified candidates will:
~ have a passion for weddings, events and the hospitality industry
~ possess a college degree or be a current student in an accredited academic program or have solid hospitality experience
~ have hospitality experience (preferred but not required)
~ have strong computer skills
~ solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required
~ be able to analyze and solve problems while multi-tasking
~have tremendous interpersonal skills (verbal/written/listening/presentation)
~ possess strong organization and time management skills
~ have the willingness to do "whatever it takes" to get the job done
~ be willing to work a variety of shifts, weekends, evenings and holidays
~ be able to exhibit grace under pressure
~ have the ability to relate to a diverse set of team members and clients
~ be able to lift chairs, move tables and participate in the set-up/tear down
The position is a combination of the Banquet Captain, Wedding Coordinator and Catering Sales Administrator.Individuals who are successful at all aspects of this position will have the opportunity to be considered for full-time Catering Manager positions at this and other Wedgewood locations.
Banquet Captain duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
~Set-Up and Clean-Up of all banquets
~Managing vendors and banquet servers to execute perfect weddings and banquets
~Maintain pro-active and constant communication with the Bride/Groom or Event Organizer to ensure fantastic results
~Act as the Manager on Duty in the absence of the management team
Consultant/Administrator and Wedding Coordinator duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
~Running the sales office in the absence of the Catering Sales Managers
~Schedule and conduct personal consultations, invitations, details, and final meetings for clients.
~Close sales & finalize contracts with clients.
~Review previous business/clients and contact for rebooking.
~Obtain guaranteed counts/payments/details for all events.
~Communicate detailed information with the catering team.
~Coordinating final details and guest counts with all vendors.
~Coordinate wedding rehearsals and "Day of Coordination".
The compensation for this position is hourly with a bonus plan. At Wedgewood Weddings,we're committed to being a great place to work. From growth opportunities to a fun company culture, we provide a foundation for building successful careers.
Our company culture fosters teamwork, guest service and individual accountability. We offer a competitive compensation package too!
Would you like to join us? Please apply via Indeed ASAP!
We look forward to learning about you, your experience and why you think you would be a great fit at Wedgewood!Thank you for your time and we look forward to hearing from you!
Job Type: Full-time