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Catering & Events Coordinator
The Landing
1 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY
The Landing hiring Catering & Events Coordinator in New York, NY

The Landing hiring Catering & Events Coordinator in New York, NY

The LandingMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Expired: Jun 15, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Company Overview:

At Episcope, we are committed to fostering a culture that reflects our core values and philosophies. We strive to deliver exceptional client experiences through meticulous attention to detail and operational excellence. 

Episcope serves as the onsite catering and restaurant for the Penn District, playing a pivotal role in hosting a wide range of events within the district.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a proactive and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Catering and Events Coordinator. In this role, you will work closely with the Sales Director and Manager to ensure the seamless execution of catering and event administrative duties, operational strategies, and daily tasks. You will play a crucial role in the coordination and execution of all catering and event-related activities, while also overseeing third-party vendors and maintaining our technology platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Uphold Episcopes values,and standards directed by the company.

  2. Assist Sales Director and Manager in event planning, administrative tasks, and

    strategies.

  3. Collaborate with Sales Director, Manager, and Managemen toncatering and event

    preparation.

  4. Coordinate third-party vendors,rental supplies, and staffing.

  5. Utilize company systems consistently (Tripleseat,Toast,Sevenrooms).

  6. Schedule site visits and conduct tours.

  7. Manage non private bookings,happy hours, and large group inquiries.

  8. Follow up with leads for feedback anda ssistance.

  9. Support catering event execution,including setup,staffing,and logistics.

  10. Develop catering-specific promotional materials and strategies in collaboration with

    the marketing team.

  11. Prepare catering contracts, invoices, and other administrative documents

    accurately.

  12. Conduct market research to identify catering opportunities and industry trends.

  13. Maintain positive client relationships and respond to post-event feedback and

    inquiries.

  14. Serve as Banquet Captain for private events and coordinate with maître’d for event logistics.

  15. Create and update food and beverage menu cards for catering and stationed items.

  16. Record payments accurately in Toast to reflect Tripleseat transactions.

  17. Send invoices and thank-you notes promptly via Tripleseat after events.

  18. Offer proactive recommendations for ongoing operational improvements to Sales Manager and Director.

  19. Ensure catering equipment is organized, maintained, and inventoried properly.

  20. Attend weekly planning meetings to facilitate organization, operational excellence, and communication.

Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience in catering, events, or hospitality preferred.
  2. Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  4. Proficiency in using technology platforms such as Tripleseat, Toast, and Sevenrooms

  5. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required.

Benefits:

  1. Competitive Wages

  2. Complimentary Dining

  3. Monday-Friday work week

  4. Opportunity for growth


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Event Planning

Administrative Tasks

Operational Strategies

Vendor Coordination

Technology Platform Utilization

Client Relationship Management

Menu Development

Inventory Management

Organizational Improvement Suggestions

Communication Skills

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Part of Episcope Hospitality

The Landing serves as the center of gravity at PENN 1 -- ideal for gathering, socializing, dining, cocktailing, entertaining and coworking. Brainstorm over lunch, enjoy a pre-game cocktail, or host a celebratory dinner in one of our two private dining rooms.

Curated by iconic hospitality group, DMK, the space features the finest amenities for private and public dining, catered workspaces, and entertaining. Daily menus cater to all tastes and dietary preferences.

The Landing's private sales team is at your service for booking customized events for any occasion -- work or play.

About DMK
DMK was founded in 2009 with a simple goal - to be the very best company to work for in the restaurant industry. Since then, DMK has become a nationally-recognized, award-winning, hospitality group serving as an industry leader in the hospitality space. People are the soul of DMK – the backbone of each concept. That is why DMK only hires the most curious minds and individuals that have high attitude, high aptitude and passion.

DMK’s mission is summed up in three words - Hospitality, Love and Respect. Hospitality is their competitive advantage. Love is the passion they bring to the table - a love for taking care of guests and preparing foods and beverages that deliver a noticeably high-quality experience. Respect is how they treat themselves, their customers, the communities they operate in and the planet.

DMK spans across four states operating brands including; Fish Bar, DMK Burger Bar, Marshall’s Landing, The Exchange (Atrium, Listening Room, Theos), The Assembly (PNTRY, Big Day, GiGi’s, Great Lakes, Sammy’s Pickles, Fog Point, Charros, Beng Beng), Office Hours, The Landing, La Folia Arable and One Steakhouse.

They are the leading brand in the hospitality space and proud partners with some of America’s largest companies including; The Chicago Bears, Vornado Realty Trust, Aramark, University of Notre Dame endowment, Morgan Stanley, American Real Estate Partners, and Nuveen- helping them integrate bespoke food, beverage and design strategies into their most prominent assets.

About Penn 1 and our Partners:
Owned by Vornado Realty Trust, Penn 1 is a mid-century office building of the future that will redefine how we work, live, and collaborate in the Penn District. The first three levels will deliver Worklife, and amenity ecosystem for tenants to focus on both work and self-care. A social stair will connect the main entrance on the first level to amenities on levels two and three. The social stair's bleacher seats and large LED panels will be the perfect location for casual meetings or private events. Level two will feature The Landing - a full-service restaurant, private dining rooms, multiple tenant lounges for socializing and working, WorkLife Wellbeing - a 35,000 SF fitness and wellness center, WorkLife Meetings - a 20,000 SF conferencing facility and WorkLife Flex Office - over 80,000 SF of adaptable workspace. The exterior building renovation is nearing completion with significant upgrades, including full facade painting - taking the mullions from silver to black, and the installation of distinctive color change lighting in the building crown, illuminating PENN 1's place in the ever changing skyline.

Owned by Vornado Realty Trust, PENN 1 is a mid-century office building of the future that will redefine how we work, live, and collaborate in the Penn District. The first three levels will deliver Worklife, and amenity ecosystem for tenants to focus on both work and self-care.

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