Job description

The role of the Junior Event Planner is to organize communication from the catering email to the executive event planners. You will be responsible for coordinating correspondence with clients and event planners as well as filing and updating menus and all relative components for the event planning process. The objective for this position is to ensure clear communication between client, event planner and at times, the kitchen staff.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree or culinary degree preferred
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to manage a budget
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create catering policies for employees to follow
  • leadership abilities

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee incoming and outgoing communications, including emails, phone calls, and internal correspondence within the catering email
  • File important documents, such as menus, meeting notes, emails, and letters
  • Keep the executive’s calendar up-to-date, including adding events, rescheduling appointments and providing daily briefings to event planners
  • Act as the gatekeeper for internal and external contacts, including vendors, colleagues, clients, and customers
  • Conduct research and creating reports on various topics based on the needs of the executive
  • Plan and organize events that take place externally, such as any event you are responsible for that come through the catering department
  • Keep important information and documents organized physically, and electronically
  • Maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oakville, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you require a work permit or need to relocate?

Experience:

  • Event Planning or Catering: 2 years (required)

Work Location: One location



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Kerr Street Cafe

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