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Event & Catering Sales

Company: 
Emelle's Catering Ltd
Job Address: 
177 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L8
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Status: 
Permanent
Job Level: 
Professional
Job Description: 

Emelle's Catering Ltd is a multi-faceted catering company that serves large banquet events & weddings, provides corporate catering throughout the lower mainland, and operates a bustling café from our Mount Pleasant home base. We currently have an opening for an experienced, energetic, personable & talented Event Catering Salesperson to contribute to our success!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Development of existing client base – generation of new leads, resulting in increased sales
  • Proposal development – including budgeting & follow-up
  • Liaise with the Client to determine needs, make appropriate suggestions to suit requirements
  • Produce Function Sheet for catering orders
  • Invoicing – issuing & follow-up
  • Co-ordination with Operations Team Leader: delivery scheduling, ordering of product, equipment tracking
  • Compile event administration forms & equipment lists
  • Assist in booking of offsite catering team
  • Deliveries as required
  • Site Inspections and client tastings if required
  • Contact & supervision for onsite catering as required
  • Assistance in Café & Operations as required
  • Evening lock-up as required

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

As a member of our Catering & Event Sales team, you are:

  • Passionate – it’s not just a job.
  • Genuine – you do as you say and say as you do - with confidence.
  • Innovative – You think outside the box, are excited about trying new things and look for better, smarter ways of success.
  • Team Player – You are a big picture thinker and are willing to do whatever the task to get the job done.
  • Attentive – Nothing gets past you. You know what people want!
  • Detailed – sticky notes might be your friend.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Hospitality, catering or event sales experience
  • Office administration experience
  • Positive & friendly attitude with excellent guest service & sales skills
  • You are a proactive, organized, creative thinker with the innate ability to prioritize, multi-task, set goals & meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to ever-changing environments
  • Keen eye for detail with an ability to ensure quality & excellence in deliverables
  • Solid oral & written communicator
  • Motivated self starter with a willingness to work within a team
  • Computer proficient – MS Office, QuickBooks & Database
  • Valid class 5 BC Driver’s License
Application Process: 

If you feel that you are the perfect fit and want to join our growing team please apply with your resume to Emelle's HR Coordinator - carla@emelles.com. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Thank you!

Deadline: 
Thursday February 15, 2018
Post Date:
Saturday January 13, 2018

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