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Junior Events Coordinator - Sales

Toronto, Canada

Company Description

We offer an extensive portfolio of unique, stylish event and restaurant venues, each one supported by Oliver & Bonacini chef-driven cuisine, service and a team of dedicated event coordinators.  The diversity of our spaces allows us to host a wide range of events, such as closing dinners, business meetings, personal celebrations, weddings, bar mitzvahs and large corporate events.  While each venue is unique, with distinct differences in both décor and cuisine, they all share the same commitment to exceptional service and respect for food.

Job Description

A Junior Events Coordinator is responsible for booking events through seeking, creating and maintaining relationships with clients. Working closely with restaurant and venue managers, the Junior Events Coordinator is able to clearly communicate client details and requirements in a professional manner. Administrative tasks and projects are always completed in a timely manner, with a high attention to detail.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Network and create relationships with new and current clients
  • Communicate with clients, gather event details, prepare packages, and send event confirmation details to clients
  • Communicate event details and client needs with Event Venue Management
  • File and maintain post event information and receipts for events venues and Private Dining Rooms
  • Follow up with clients using information from post events creating opportunity for new bookings and Moment’s of Truth
  • Input sales into datasheets
  • General administration assistance: invoicing, general accounting, printing, sending reports, maintaining emails  & voicemails, filing and upkeep of client database Daylight

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in Business or Hospitality
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience co-ordinating a variety of events (inclusive of small, large and high profile functions)
  • Prior understanding of equipment and event rentals is an asset
  • Prior administrative experience and exposure to marketing and sales an asset
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with self-motivation and independent work ethic
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to engage clients
  • IT/Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Fanatical attention to detail, strong organizational skills and sales ability
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain a level of professional urgency and momentum; excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks properly
  • Professional and mature demeanour

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **