Event Sales Associate
Get Plated Catering
Job Overview
63 Glymont Road, Potomac Heights, MD 20640
Compensation:
$15.00 / hr to $17.00 / hr
Job Description

GetPlated Catering, Washington DC’s top boutique caterer for purposefully designed menus that highlight the uniqueness of every event is seeking an Event Sales Associate. GetPlated sales associates must have passion for the special events and food industry, are polished and uber professional, and maintain a meticulous eye for detail and great sense of timeliness to meet deadlines. 

Responsibilities Include: 

• Assisting in the planning, designing, and execution of corporate and social events to deliver exceptional and unconventional guest experiences.


• Assist the Event Executive by curating proposals, mood boards, and other supporting presentation materials that showcase each client’s vision and budget.


• Supporting the Event Executive in managing assigned and solicited accounts.


• Collaborating with our culinary team to develop fresh and purposefully designed menus to match each client’s unique event.


• Responding to client inquiries in a timely manner with superior customer service, via both phone and email.


• Entering sales and event information into event software, and reconciling Event Analysis reports.


• Assisting the Event Executive with all administrative functions.


• Attending meetings, site visits, tastings, and events.


• Contact client after scheduled events to ensure satisfaction and to solicit rebooking


• Performs all other duties as required and assigned.


Requirements Include: 

• Ability to apply organizations standards, policies and procedures


• Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments


• Ability to think clearly, analyze and resolve client problems while exercising good judgment


• Ability to focus attention on details.


• Ability to occasionally work without direct supervision.


• Ability to sit (and stand) for extended periods of time to continuously perform essential job

Functions. 

• Ability to work flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.


• Ability to work well under pressure.


Qualifications:

• Degree in Hospitality, Business Administration, Event Management, or a related field preferred.


• 1+ Years of professional or internship experience in event production, catering, sales and/or customer service.


• Knowledge and interest in food and beverage is a must.


• Impeccable organization and attention to detail.


• Knowledge in catering software a plus.


• Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Publisher and PowerPoint.


• English fluency is required. Second language is appreciated.


• Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal), and the ability to take direction.


• Team player with an outgoing, helpful personality, and positive “can-do” attitude, and a willingness to be a part of a welcoming and exciting company culture!


• Must Have Reliable Transportation!!! 


• Ability to work events in and around the DC area that may take place on nights, weekends, holidays, and early mornings.


To apply with your mobile device text 

415-851-3180 

with the code 

428334 

and we'll send you our application!

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About Get Plated Catering
GetPlated Catering: home of cultured, hip and refined food, masterfully designed and freshly prepared in the heart of the nation’s capital.
Get Plated Catering uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.