Catering Sales Coordinator

ASM Global - Chicago, IL3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $35,000 - $47,000 a year
EducationSkills
POSITION: Catering Sales Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Catering Sales

REPORTS TO: Catering Sales Director
FLSA STATUS: Hourly; Non-Exempt

SAVOR...Chicago, a leading food service provider located at McCormick Place Convention Center has an immediate opening for a Catering Sales Coordinator. This position will provide support for Exhibit Floor Catering Sales and have a clear understanding of the roles and functions that food and beverage play within McCormick Place and the type of clientele that uses these services.

Major Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to Exhibit Floor Catering Managers
Act as an additional liaison between the group contact and SAVOR by informing department managers of pertinent information
Maintain strong client relationships to ensure their expectations are met and exceeded
Effectively communicate with all internal teams, i.e., Banquets, Culinary, Stewarding, Restaurants, Purchasing, Accounting, Choose, Hotel Partners and SMG.
Promptly follow up on customer calls and requests in an efficient and expedient manner.
Distribute banquet event orders and generate change log
Maintains client event files complete with contract, banquet orders, notes, and coordinates event payment through our online system pre and post event
Coordinate F&B for internal meetings
Greets guests via telephone and email, and relays messages in a timely manner
Maintain a professional working environment and attitude
Possess superior time management skills as well as the ability to multi-task
All other administrative duties and special projects as deemed necessary by the Director of Catering, Assistant Director of Catering and General Manager

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)
Previous Experience in Catering and Convention Service operation preferred
Computer literate and must be able to type no less than 50 wpm (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Must be flexible (nights and weekends may be required)
Ideal candidates must be organized, demonstrate a sense of urgency, be able to respond quickly and resourcefully to internal and external issues.
Hourly Rate: $17-$19