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Corporate Event Planner

Company: kiros catering corp
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for an experienced, well-organized, and customer-focused event planner for corporate parties, social events, and weddings. This requires outside sales to attract events.The event planner will provide expert event planning services for clients, including menu planning, d--cor, and staffing services. In addition, outside sales, communicate and coordinate order details to production staff, vendor partners, and customers. Who You Are: You love building relationships with customers and enjoy customer service You are friendly, high energy and efficient You are comfortable in a fast-paced startup and willing to learn new technology You are optimistic in the face of problems and know that you're capable of finding solutions You are very organized and detail-oriented. Type-A personality is a plus! Prior experience in hospitality is required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The following description of work to be performed by this individual is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, it focuses on the major tasks that must be accomplished. There are many necessary activities to satisfy any of the following performance guidelines. Assist all clients to plan and service their simplest or most elaborate catering needs. Suggest menu ideas to meet customer needs and plan appropriate portions. Coordinate event logistics prior to the date. Oversee activity on location, as required by customers. Coordinate with outside vendors to implement additional services, as required by customers. Communicate duties clearly to servers and bartenders. Monitor changes in guest count and adjust all elements as appropriate. Provide high levels of communication and customer service with internal and external customers. Provide clear communication with outside customers. Outside sales to potential and prior customers which may include cold calling, setting up potential customer consultations, making site visits to propose catering opportunities, and other sales-related duties. Ensure compliance with all guidelines provided by the company with regard to menu specifications, pricing, discounting, and any other issues that have been reviewed. May need to perform daily bookkeeping duties including processing payments and reporting sales to accounting. Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Required: College 4-year degree in a related field Experience in catering and events 5 years of event planning experience desired preferably with a background in food. CMP is a preferred Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : Phone etiquette Basic computer skills using general office programs Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills Strong oral and written language skills Sales attraction and promotion. Relationship building with corporations. Seek wedding events through industry contacts. Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to multi-task Ability to stay focused and calm during high-stress seasons Must have a good understanding of crowd flow Knowledge of food portionsJob Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hourSchedule: 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types: Commission pay Tips

Keywords: kiros catering corp, Irvine , Corporate Event Planner, Other , Irvine, California

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