• Catering Sales Coordinator - Santa Clara, CA

    Location US-CA-Santa Clara
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    188486
    Category
    Culinary
    Employment Type
    Fulltime-Regular
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

     

    Description

    Position Summary:
    Catering Sales Coordinator will assist the Director of Sales and Catering Sales Managers during an event when required. Sales Coordinator will work with client directly and manage small to medium size groups.

    He/she is responsible for providing assistance to the Director of Sales and Catering Sales Managers as assigned: answering telephone, complete Banquet Event Orders (BEO), answer account questions, collecting/posting payment for events, ensure catering file completed, complete thank you notes, correspondence. Complete weekly event calendars, any required correspondence to guest and to client, copy, distribute BEOs, attend BEO meetings ensuring BEOs are updated/accurate.   


    Essential Functions:
     

    • Handle small to medium size catering events and events that need concession services.  This means working directly with clients to plan and execute events as well as upsell. 
    • Greet clients while on-site and introduce client to the Operations team for smooth transition and execution of events.  This may require Sales Coordinator to be present during the event.
    • Communicate with Operations Team and Culinary Team prior to the event to ensure successful execution. 
    • Ensures calendars/schedules are accurate, up to date.
    • Monitors deadlines and follows-up to ensure guarantees & payments are timely
    • Completes and issues required correspondence – thank you notes, notices, memos
    • Perform daily admin tasks such as:  mail distribution, answer main catering line, signage.
    • Maintain and organize sales files based on the corporate standard
    • Support and report to the Director of Sales
    • Support the Sales Manager and Sr. Sales Manager for special projects and admin related tasks
    • Assist the Sales department with marketing and promotions
    • Enter daily consumption in catermate system for invoicing. 
    • Assist the Sales Managers with Accounting responsibilities including logging payment and creating purchase orders.
    • Maintain office supplies inventory (ie file folders, business cards for menu cards, etc.)
    • Participate at BEO (banquet event order) meetings as needed
    • Copy assignment of events in concentric weekly and distribute weekly
    • 8am to 4pm schedule Monday – Friday.  Schedule may fluctuate based on business demand.
    • Must dress in professional business attire
    • Must know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy.

     
    Status and Scope:
    This position reports to the Director of Sales.  Working hours may fluctuate based on business demand.

    Qualifications

    • Qualifications:
      2-3 years special event planning or coordination experience in a Hotel, Conference Center or Banquet Site.  College degree preferred but not required.
       
      Equipment Used:
      Radio, Telephone, Computer (must be proficient in Word Processing and Excel), Copier, Fax Machine
       
      Travel Requirements:  Little or No Travel (>10%)
       
      Lifting Requirements: 
      LIGHT - Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 10 pounds
       
      Physical Requirements:       BENDING                      OCCASIONAL
                                                      TYPING                     FREQUENT
                                                      HEARING                      CONSTANT
                                                      REACHING                    OCCASIONAL
                                                      SEEING                         CONSTANT
                                                      SPEAKING                    CONSTANT
                                                      STANDING                    CONSTANT
                                                      WALKING                      CONSTANT
                                                      LIFTING                         FREQUENT

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