SF Catering Company looking for an Event Planner/Salesperson

Private Company

Sep 11, 2017 - Potrero Hill


LRE Catering & Events (www.lrecatering.com) is seeking a talented, enthusiastic event planner and salesperson for our wedding & social events program.

LRE Catering is a full service event planning and catering company based in the Dogpatch in SF. We have grown quickly over the past several years and now, along with our partner company Foxtail Catering, have grown to become one of the Bay Area's leading caterers in terms of the volume, scale, and caliber of our events, clients and venue relationships. While we do a wide range of events, from intimate cocktail parties to grand holiday receptions and conferences, the focus of LRE Catering is on weddings and private social events.  Though our business is built around our outstanding culinary program, we offer a wide range of event production services in addition to catering.

Our sales team is unique in that each member of our team works with a client from outreach and initial inquiry to final execution. We're seeking event professionals who are detail-oriented, personable, and passionate about every phase of the process, from proactive networking, marketing and sales, through event planning, down to the final details of day-of production and service.  We are always innovating in food, service and design, and looking for someone with fresh and interesting ideas, who is also ready to grow and learn from the amazing team we have built here.  Our events are tailored to each client to a high degree, so our team of planners is extremely creative and dedicated to realizing each client's unique vision.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
*Must have exceptional organizational, time management and administrative skills as well as an acute attention to detail.
*Must be accountable, collaborative, and self-motivated
*Must have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
*Must have experience in sales, event planning and production, and onsite event management
*Must possess a leadership and collaboration style based on accountability and honesty, interest in teaching and team building, and leading by example.
*Must be an adaptable, flexible team player with an outstanding attitude and an understanding of the big picture.
*Must be able to work full shifts on his/her feet, both standing and walking, when required at events.
*Must have access to own vehicle or other reliable mode of transport
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE - THREE TO SEVEN YEARS EXPERIENCE IN AT LEAST THREE OF THE FOLLOWING:
*Event Sales, Marketing, and Outreach
*Event Planning, Production & Design
*Onsite Event Coordination & Service
*Wedding Planning
 
PREFERRED QUALITIES & EXPERIENCE:
*Experience in catering-specific event planning
*Experience in fine dining restaurants
*Established client, venue, vendor and event planner relationships
*Knowledge of premier Bay Area event venues
*Sales team and sales program management

If you feel that you are a good fit and are interested in the position, please apply!

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