The sales and services department seeks a full-time team member, who possess a professional and positive attitude/demeanor, who is customer service focused, with an outstanding attention to detail to fill their catering services coordinator position. Supervised by the catering sales manager, the catering services coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ability to work independently; ability to acquire accurate detailed information for food and beverage services for the creation of BEOs; ability to provide superior food and beverage experiences for LEPFA’s customers, guests and/or vendors of LEPFA facilities and events; and ability to interact with others in a courteous, cooperative and professional manner. Position coordinates food tastings; suggest creative food & beverage services to enhance the customer’s experience; participates in pre/post con meetings; oversees the food & beverage components of events through completion while utilizing decision-making skills while adhering to procedures, policies, and safety guidelines. Use of computer equipment/software is required to communicate event information; as well as organizational skills/abilities, and other duties as assigned/directed by the catering services manager. Hours worked are event-driven to best serve our customers; the catering sales coordinator position requires irregular schedules, evenings, weekends and holidays, long shifts, and may include short notice of shift adjustments. Position routinely assists diverse clients, staff, guests and vendors with food and beverage coordination, in a unique, fun, fast paced, customer service-driven industry.
Minimum requirements: Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in hospitality, or related field. Position related experience in the industry may be substituted at the rate of one (1) year experience for each year of college. Experience in food and beverage, sales, and/or event planning or combination of equivalent, experience derived from a convention center, stadium or other public assembly facility preferred. Computer skills, including knowledge of all Office Suite programs and ability to quickly learn event management software (Delphi a plus) are required. LEPFA offers an excellent benefits package. SALARY RANGE $28,000-$35,250. Send completed employment application here, cover letter, and resume by August 11, 2017 to: Human Resources, LEPFA, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933, or email to: email@example.com EOE.