At Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation we deliver excitement. Our mission is to connect people with sports and entertainment and this is what we are truly passionate about. If you’d like to join a team that’s fast paced, diverse, energized and beyond passionate about delivering extraordinary experiences to our guests, then we’d love to sign you to a player's contract!
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Catering & Events, the Events Coordinator, Catering will be primarily responsible for organizing all details relating to catering events and providing administrative support on behalf of and as a supporting representative of the Senior Manager, Catering & Events, while maintaining a superior level of service and quality in a fast-paced atmosphere that ensures the core values of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation for all customers and staff are met.
Responsible for coordinating, processing and finalizing all details relating to Catering business.
Assist clients in menu planning, coordinating food and beverage, meeting room setup, décor, audio/visual and other services as requested by the client.
Ensure that all client requirements are effectively communicated internally and completed to meet client expectations.
Coordinate communication between clients and staff to ensure smooth and successful handling of all events.
Responsible for processing function deposits, correspondence with clients from initial contact to follow up, file management and other duties as deemed necessary by the Senior Manager, Catering.
Perform venue site inspections with clients.
Negotiate food and beverage prices, meeting room rental, function space, and venue services within approved guidelines.
Assist with preparation of proposals, contracts, banquet event orders, function reports, floorplans, and other documents as required.
Processes internal events delivered through RedPlate online ordering.
Provides administrative support for the department.
Assist with administrative duties related to the implementation of VenueOps system within the Catering department.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have the following background:
A post-secondary education focused on Hospitality Management or Business Management, or a combination of education and experience would be ideal;
Must possess valid Alberta Basic Food Safety Certification;
Must possess a valid ProServe Certification;
Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
Strong interpersonal skills, coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit;
Exceptional attention to detail;
Working in a fast paced environment, shift lengths may vary.