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Events Coordinator at The Alinea Group

The Alinea GroupMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires on Jun 7, 2019


Requirements

2 years


Job Details
The Alinea Group is looking for an Event Coordinator to join our team. This is a position with The Alinea Group tasked with the booking, planning and coordinating of all The Alinea Group events. 
Compensation:
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match
  • Ventra transit benefit
  • Employee dining discount
  • Catered lunch and office dogs

Qualifications:
Essential:
  • Excellent verbal & communication skills
  • Pricing and contract negotiation skills
  • Self-starter, willingness to develop and learn in the role
  • Team oriented attitude 
  • Dedication to confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Previous sales experience

Desirable:
  • Previous restaurant or hospitality experience
  • Previous experience using event platforms such as Tripleseat or Gather
  • Familiarity with reservation and booking platforms (i.e. Tock)

Responsibilities:
  • Complete BEO’s and other event related documents
  • Engage in sales activities outside of inbound leads to increase event sales revenue
  • Meet monthly and annual sales goals
  • Develop new client relationships and strengthen existing partnerships
  • Handle incoming leads in a proactive and timely manner
  • Uphold high standards of professionalism and communication
  • Work under the guidance of our Director of Service Operations and restaurant leadership
  • Work with Culinary and FOH teams in executing events
  • 5 days per week (availability on weekends)
  • 40-50 hours per week 

To Apply:
Please use the ATS link provided and include a brief cover letter.
 
 
The Alinea Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age, veteran status, life experiences and ideas. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and strive to provide an inclusive culture that embraces diversity.
Must be eligible to legally work in the United States. We use E-Verify.

Compensation details

Health insurance, 401(k) match, PTO, Bonus


Required Skills

Conflict Resolution

Customer Service

Microsoft Office

Reservation System Management

Writing



Restaurant Group

Part of The Alinea Group

Alinea, Next Restaurant, The Aviary and Roister

Founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

Located in Chicago, IL

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