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Event Sales Coordinator, Off-Premises

Union Square Events (640 West 28th Street NY, NY)
Job Description

Union Square Events is looking for an Event Sales Coordinator!

Since opening Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has grown into an innovative family of food and hospitality businesses including fine dining restaurants, museum cafes, casual dining eateries, an executive training business and Union Square Events.

Established in 2005, Union Square Events has emerged as a culinary and operations leader within the hospitality industry. Through collaborations with a diverse portfolio of best in class clients and business partners, Union Square Events produces one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences within a variety of cultural, corporate and entertainment venues throughout New York City.

The Event Sales Coordinator will work closely with the Event Sales Managers to ensure efficient and seamless planning and execution of off-premises catered events, driving the cycle of Enlightened Hospitality. Daily responsibilities are both administrative and operational, and the Event Sales Coordinator is expected to work independently and collaboratively while embodying our Family Values.

Core tasks and key responsibilities:

  • Support all client communications relating to the sales cycle for off-premises catered events, ensuring the highest quality experience for clients is consistently delivered, with the goal of meeting or exceed exceeding monthly and annual sales budget.
  • Facilitate all internal communications relating to the production of events, while meeting weekly deadlines for completion of food, beverage, warehouse and rental equipment orders.
  • Guide and support on-site event planning and execution, while embodying the Family Values.

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Option to participate in Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

 

Skills & Requirements

Relevant Knowledge, Skills, & Ability:

2+ years previous hospitality or catering experience

Strong computer skills/Microsoft Office

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Attention to detail

Problem solving skills

Technology savvy to learn CaterXpert software quickly

Initiative & follow through

Wine, beer and spirits knowledge

Certifications:

N/A

Language:

English

Physical Environment:

Sitting most of the time at a computer station

Frequent trips to and some work completed in a kitchen environment

Frequent local trips to event venues


Qualifications