Event Planner

Top of the Hub - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)

Job Description
Top of the Hub, located on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Tower, is looking for an experienced Event Planner to join the Top of the Hub team.

The Event Planner reports to the Director of Catering and is responsible for the overall operating efficiency of banquet functions. Directly responsible for developing sales and ensuring adherence to company standards in the areas of food quality and guest services. Ideal candidates will have a proven track record, established contacts, and 3-5 years selling unique event space in the hospitality industry.

1. Meet Banquet Sales Plan through continual recruitment of new business while ensuring repeat business by executing quality food and service.
2. Confirm appropriate staffing is scheduled with Director of Catering to efficiently serve functions.
3. Confirm all banquet event details.
4. Keep Director of Catering and kitchen informed of last-minute menu changes, guest counts and service times. Maintain contact with management ordering liquor, beer, wine and liquor supplies. Assure that thorough room set-ups and floor plans are complete and accurate for each event.
5. Greet guests on arrival; be visible and ready to help, if necessary, throughout the function.
6. Set up and maintain a banquet file system with past and potential accounts in order to initiate sales development.
7. Conduct site appointments and lunch appointments to showcase event space, service and food quality.
8. Stay involved and attuned to the local community and constantly take advantage of opportunities (including offsite industry networking events such as Wedding Trade Shows, GBCVB and NACE) to build the restaurant's brand image and overall sales profitability levels.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time