Date Posted on NACE Philly: Jul 8, 2021

Jeffrey A Miller Catering crafts experiences that are a perfect blend of innovative cuisine and extraordinary hospitality in unforgettable settings.

As a Jeffrey Miller Catering (JAM) Sales and Site Manager, your mission is to run your venue as if it were your own- showing the space with enthusiasm and energy, caring for the property, and selling gorgeous weddings and other special events. You will ensure that each special day for our clients and their guests is spectacularly memorable.

Here’s what you have to look forward to:

  • Responding to leads promptly and with a personal touch.
  • Arranging tours during the days, on evenings, or on weekends.
  • Following up with prospects to close the sale.
  • Planning menus, creating floor plans and schedules, and supervising planners.
  • Managing and caring for your venue.
  • Working as a part of a large and dedicated team.
  • Attending your client’s event and interfacing with the event captain and waitstaff to be sure they execute the event properly, and that your clients receive first-rate hospitality.
  • Seeing the smiles and hearing the laughter of your clients when their event finally comes to fruition!

Here’s what you must bring to the table:

- The ability to work a flexible work schedule. Events and tours are usually on weekends. There are calls and emails to be made and taken seven days a week.

- Your own reliable transportation to get to your venue.

- Excellent references from former managers and possibly past clients and others.

- At least 5-10 years of related full-time work experience.

Here’s what you should bring to the table:

- A competitive spirit and a love of selling

- The ability to operate in a time sensitive, deadline-oriented, and ever-changing environment.

- Attention to detail. Our sales and planning paperwork is very important and following protocol to 100% completion is the recipe to executing a great event.

- A true spirit for hospitality, a love for fine dining, and excellent verbal, writing and computer skills.

- Respect for, and understanding of our company values: Integrity, Quality, Teamwork, Humor, Growth.

Here’s what we bring to the table:

- The opportunity to be a part of the Delaware Valley’s largest and fastest growing high-end wedding catering company.

- A team of experienced and skilled JAM sales reps who enthusiastically support their colleagues. We work together and help each other.

- The region’s most beautiful venues, where each has a social mission that matters.

- A stable company with systems honed over 40 years where we all work to get better every day.

- Standardized systems, training and mentoring.

- Established venues that are up and running.

We are an EEO employer and do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, general identity or disability.

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Pay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

APPLY HERE

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TRANSPORTATION EVENT PLANNER, Ace Limousine

 

Date Posted on NACE Philly: Jun 8, 2021

EVENT TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (Full Time)

Preferred Experience in Hospitality, Event Planning, Wedding Planning Customer Service, Data Entry

Job Duties: (in no way limited to) Coordinate transportation for wedding couples and event planners Provide quotes via phone and email Expand advertising by canvassing to hotels, travel managers, event planners, and banquet facilities If you have experience in the limousine industry, please give the hiring manager a call at 302-650-2726.

Compensation: Full-time $20 - $25 / hour

 

SALES - PARTY RENTAL ASSOCIATE, South Jersey Party Rental

Date Posted on NACE Philly: Jun 8, 2021

Position Title:      Party Associate

– Party & Events Industry

Position Tasks & Activities:

  • Answer telephone and process phone orders.
  • Primarily responsible for assisting homeowner to plan small scale events.
  • Assist Event Rental Consultants with larger orders and projects.
  • Recommend rental equipment to customers that best meets their need.
  • Work with client to schedule on site survey inspections and design event plans.
  • Obtains all permits necessary to complete the event.
  • Explain rental fees and provides information about rented items, such as operation or description. Also explains damage waiver options, delivery fees and minimums.
  • Maintain price quotes and rental reservations and place in appropriate file.
  • Avoid overbooking by communicating with written and verbal details.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating price list and website as needed.
  • Recommend changes to the price list and website to Sales Manager.
  • Provide written event price estimates according to established procedures.
  • Coordinate outside services such as generators, professional decor and caterers and event staff if requested by the client.
  • Prepare contract and obtain signature and deposit.
  • Informs client of utility regulations if applicable.
  • Communicate all event details with internal staff to ensure a smooth event.
  • Produce a computer-generated layout of event, when required.
  • Follow up with client per company policy.
  • Maintain open communication with management and make recommendations for purchase of new inventory items.
  • Assist in design and updates to theme packages with Event Rental Consultants.
  • Assist with creating store promotions and displays, including external displays.
  • Maintain Showroom, which can include the following:

-  Displays and merchandise in showroom

-  Customer Restroom

-  Showroom floor

-  Trash Removal

  • Report safety violations to supervisor.
  • Fill in for other positions, when necessary, for smooth operation of the business.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form.
  • Comply with government safety requirements and other regulations and security in store.
  • Attend department, store and safety meetings.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Nature of the Work:            

To plan small-scale events from planning to production stage. Recommend rental equipment and accessories to assist client in meeting their event needs.  Communication the rental equipment and services contracted to all department managers to ensure all details of the event are covered. Coordinate outside services when requested by client.  

     

Working Conditions:           

Most of the work will be done in general office conditions.  Will be exposed to outside elements while conducting site inspections and overseeing coordination of events.  Work is fast paced, demanding and very rewarding.       

 

Education, Skills & Requirements:

  • Must maintain a professional personal appearance.
  • Must possess sales and customer relation skills.
  • Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems.
  • Computer knowledge is preferred. Training on rental software will be provided.
  • Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. The ability to speak other languages is a plus.
  • Must pass company drug screen.
  • Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Must be able to lift approximately 50 lbs.
  • Must have a full range of motion and dexterity.
  • Must be able to understand and follow instructions furnished in written and oral form then pass them on to personnel.
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers.

 

Reports to:     Sales Manager

 This company is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

INSTALLATION FOREMAN, A to Z Party Rental

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April 22, 2021

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Missi Johnson [email protected] 

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Missi Johnson [email protected] 

INSTALLATION FOREMAN, A to Z Party Rental

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April19, 2021

TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/

TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/

PRODUCTION DRIVER, A to Z Party Rental

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April19, 2021

TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/

TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/

INSTALLER, A to Z Party Rental

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April19, 2021

TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/TO APPLY: please reach out to [email protected] or  call 215-646-6777. Applications can also be completed online: https://www.atozpartyrental.net/join-our-team/

 

TRUCK DRIVERS + UTILITY WORKERS, Feastivities

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April16, 2021

TRUCK DRIVERS + UTILITY WORKERS

**To Apply:  Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J.**

DESCRIPTION

***OUR TRUCK DRIVERS RECEIVE THE MAX AMOUNT OF HOURS***

At Feastivities Events, we strive to empower talented and motivated people to work amazing events. We are and Off-premise catering company with over 35 years in the Wedding and Event industry!

All candidates MUST have reliable transportation to and from our warehouse. Candidate must also have a professional demeanor and be able to follow instructions as given. The position is as-needed which will include events during the week and weekends.

We are looking for Event Truck Driver & Utility Workers:

Our Drivers are an important part of every event as they get our food and equipment to the venues! The success of our client’s events depends largely on the services we provide and our ability to get our products and equipment to the event site on time and in perfect condition. We want people who like to be on move all the time, who love to work hard and is dedicated to quality work.

Purpose of the role:

  • Report to Warehouse and retrieve truck for assigned event. Safely Drive tuck and its contents to Venue.
  • Arrive at location and check in with manager.
  • Perform general Unloading of truck with assistance of servers in efforts to begin to set up event.
  • Maintain and care for an efficient, effective Utility / “Dump” area by assisting and monitoring servers in dropping off dirty dishes and equipment to be loaded back onto the truck.
  • Assist in setting up equipment for special events (Tables, Chairs, China, Glassware, Flatware, etc.)
  • Work in varied weather and field conditions (sun, rain, cold, indoor, outdoor, etc.)
  • Lift, push, or pull 50lbs on a regular basis and sometimes during long shifts.
  • Interact with people (clients, fellow employees, others) in a professional manner while on the job.
  • Further assist servers in reloading equipment at end of night; however, most of this will be done while the event is taking place.
  • Return truck to Feastivities Events, unload few necessary items into fridges etc. lock truck and return key to lockbox.
  • Perform other duties as requested.
  • Support our team by assisting in creating amazing events and keeping our equipment in good working condition.

What you’ll need to be successful here:

  • Regularly attend work and be punctual
  • Interact with staff and guests in a polite and professional manner
  • Work a flexible schedule, sometimes up to 12 hours a day
  • Follow directions and instructions promptly
  • Multitasking! Not only do things needs to be organized to be put away, but assistance in the Kitchen may also be required.
  • Operate with a sense of urgency
  • High School diploma preferred, but not necessary
  • Clean driving record, Including NO DUI’s
  • Experience driving a Medium Box Truck is NECESSARY.

Hiring Process:

  • Respond to this Job Posting (please provide your name and contact phone number)
  • Participate in a Phone Interview (10 questions, 5-15 minutes depending on answers)
  • If you make it to the next round, participate in an in-person interview with our Staffing Manager. Bring your personal identification documents with you at this time (Photo ID, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate)
  • If hired, we will onboard you immediately following your in-person interview, and determine your start date!

Job Type:

Part-time

Pay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

All Employees are required to pass 2 Covid training courses and obtain certificates.

**To Apply: Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J. **

 

PREP COOK (Full-Time + Part-Time Avail.), Feastivities

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April16, 2021

PREP COOK

**To Apply:  Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J.**

DESCRIPTION

Feastivities Events..... We are a fun, friendly and globally responsible caterer.

Are you looking for an awesome place to work????? Well we are looking for you!

Let’s cook together.

We are looking to hire Catering Prep cooks for our commissary . Looking for strong, dedicated, talented, professionals looking to further their career! Must have experience, a strong work ethic, sense of urgency to full fill the daily tasks and at events and follow direction set by the Executive Chef.

Job Types:

Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $32,000.00 - $34,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
All Employees are required to pass 2 Covid training courses and obtain certificates.

**To Apply: Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J. **

 

PASTRY CHEF, Feastivities

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April16, 2021

PASTRY CHEF

**To Apply:  Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J.**

DESCRIPTION

The Pastry Chef is responsible for providing clients and guest’s with excellent food quality, consistency and presentation. The Pastry Chef will plan and manage the pastry kitchen in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieve profitable, competitive, quality products

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Minimum five years’ experience as a pastry chef and 2 years kitchen management experience. Off-premise experience desired.
  • Actively manage and participate in all pastry production to ensure items reflect high standards of quality, consistency, aesthetics and taste.
  • Actively manage and adhere to budgetary constraints.
  • Produce a high volume quality product in a timely organized fashion.
  • Responsible for overseeing the production of all baked goods including the ability to mix, bake and finish the product.
  • The ability to read and follow directions for set recipes
  • The ability to look at formulas accurately to ensure consistency.
  • Exceptional Analytical/mathematical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of menu planning and food pairing
  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper presentation
  • Ability to multi task in a high paced environment
  • Food safety and certification certificates as required by Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Excellent knowledge of current culinary trends
  • Ability to prepare and execute a variety of cuisine, using skill and creativity to develop new, unusual market driven menus.
  • Remain calm and professional at all times
  • Be able to make quick decisions and possess good judgment
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language proficiently
  • Excellent presentations skills to effectively communicate and conduct meeting, menu briefings and food tasting’s.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to rapidly learn and operate catering software (Synergy)
  • Communicate all policies and procedures to entire staff in a concise and effective manner
  • Ensure inventory control and product rotation

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of principles, values and processes for providing exceptional guest service.
  • Meet quality standards for services and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to understand and speak English
  • Strong organizational and customer service skills.
  • Able to work and focus in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to adapt to constant changes
  • Able to successfully work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work unsupervised, must be focused and detailed
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs
  • Climbing
  • Lifting
  • Balancing
  • Walking
  • Stooping Pushing

WORKING CONDITIONS
Working conditions are normal for an off-premise catering environment. Work requires significant standing and requires frequent weekend and/or evening work.

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $25.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All Staff are required to:
-Obtain 2 Precautionary Covid Certificates.
- Wear masks and gloves both in the kitchen and at events.
- Temperature screenings upon entering the building and any events

**To Apply: Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J. **

 

BANQUET SERVER (Part-time), Feastivities

Date Posted on NACE Philly: April16, 2021

BANQUET SERVER

**To Apply:  Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J.**

Description 

Come join a creative team of fun, energetic, event servers at FEASTIVITIES EVENTS! We are an off-premise Catering and Event Planning Company serving the Greater Philadelphia Area for almost 30 years.

All candidates MUST have reliable transportation to and from events that are located in varied locations outside the city. Candidate must also have a professional demeanor and be able to follow instructions as given. The position is as-needed which will include events during the week and weekends.

  • Will need to be able to load and unload trucks.
  • Perform set up and break down of event including tables, chairs, linens, and proper setting of china & glassware.
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic fine dining, banquet parade style service. Responsibilities, may also include working on buffet lines and on food stations.
  • Along with clean up responsibilities, clearing tables, stations, and kitchen areas may be as needed.
  • A Banquet server must provide their own uniform which consists of black, "polish able", non-slip shoes, black socks, black dress pants, a plain black t-shirt for set up and break down, and a long sleeve button-front dress shirt.

Job Type:

Part-time

Pay: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All servers are required to obtain 2 Covid Precautionary Certificates from sites provided upon hiring.

**To Apply: Use link application portal: https://www.feastivitiesevents.com/#/join-the-team/ or send a resume to [email protected] Attn: Fleur J. **

 

FARMHOUSE RESTAURANT MANAGER (part-time),  People's Light


Date Posted on NACE Philly: April 5, 2021

To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to Richard Portney at [email protected] 

Position: Farmhouse Restaurant Manager

Position Type: Part time/non-exempt

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Farmhouse Operations

 

Job Description

The Restaurant Manager position at the Farmhouse Bistro is a wide-ranging position that encompasses the overseeing of day-to-day restaurant as well as event operations. This person has the ability to complete all Front of House (FOH) tasks in the facility, organize and locate all FOH inventory, as well as manage a staff of 8-12.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Restaurant:

· Take and organize reservations through the Open Table system.

· Manage phone communications; take reservations, answer questions and return voicemails.

· Build menus, adjust hours, manage orders etc. through the Toast POS system.

· Open, close, and balance the cash drawer.

· Schedule staff for restaurant operations, ensure staff accountability and keep staffing levels consistent with the level of business.

· Oversee the training and onboarding process of new staff as well as the continued training and growth of current staff.

· Resolve any customer concerns, issues, or complaints in a timely, professional, and gracious manner.

· During shifts; wait tables, make drinks, clear and set up tables, and complete any task required to keep the restaurant running smoothly, as well as oversee that these tasks are completed by the rest of the staff.

· Ensure communication between the BOH and FOH during service to ensure all specials, menu changes etc. are communicated.

· Ensure staff understands and completes all side work needed during slow hours.

· Complete inventory every month and identify what needs to be ordered throughout the month so inventory stays at a serviceable level.

· Communicate directly with the facility director regarding what is popular, service standards that are working, things that could be improved, and any ideas that may increase business and grow the restaurants customer base.

· The ability to lift 20-30 pounds and work on your feet for hours during shifts.

 

Banquet:

· Have knowledge of BEO’s and understand the timing and flow of service throughout an event.

· Oversee staff through the duration of the event, including set-up, cocktail hour, dinner service, closing and clean-up.

· Communicate between the FOH and kitchen to ensure timing is correct and any adjustments can be made during the event.

· Arrange staffing for events, as well as oversee the training and onboarding of new staff and continued training and growth of current staff.

· Able to bartend, serve, restock etc. during events.

· Ensure any customer questions are answered and any reasonable requests can be completed, or problems resolved to ensure a successful event.

· Know the rules of the establishment, properly spot and correctly deal with VIPs, and ensure the safety of all guests and staff during events.

· Know the flow of a wide variety of events, including weddings, memorial services, corporate events, baby/bridal showers, birthday parties, etc.

· Able to lift 20-30 pounds and work on your feet for hours during shifts.

 

Qualifications

Communicative, adaptable, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Able to lead a staff in a helpful manner

Experience managing restaurants or event spaces

Excellent skills in hospitality and customer relations

Passion for great service and teamwork

A self-starter able to work independently, proactively, and with a positive attitude

A commitment to Equity and Inclusion https://farmhousepeopleslight.com/ www.peopleslight.org

 

Compensation

Hourly rate of $18/hour. Expected work hours are 29 per week. To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to Richard Portney at [email protected]

 

About us

People’s Light, one of the largest professional theatres in Pennsylvania, forges cultural and civic connections throughout our rapidly growing region. In the heart of Chester County, People’s Light is at a unique crossroads of rural, urban, and suburban populations. Throughout the year-round season, People’s Light produces

contemporary plays, classics, new forms of music theatre, and original work. Beyond the stage, we host a wide array of cultural experiences and education programs that inspire meaningful engagement with, and sustained investment in and from, surrounding communities.

The seven-acre campus at People’s Light features a restored, 18th-century farmhouse, two black box performance spaces, scenic shops, classrooms, rehearsal space, picnic areas, and administrative offices. People’s Light also serves as a local polling place. The farmhouse is home to the for-profit business: a premier event venue, The Farmhouse at People’s Light, and an on-site restaurant. 82,000 people visit the campus each year. Nowhere else in the region can patrons see exceptional theatre, attend a town-hall discussion, have dinner with friends, take a class, celebrate a wedding, and cast a vote, all in one place.

People’s Light is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment. BIPOC applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. People’s Light is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.

To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to Richard Portney at [email protected] 

 

SALES & EVENTS PLANNER, J Scott Catering

Date Posted on NACE Philly: February 15, 2021

Interested applicants should email J. Scott Walsh, J Scott Catering  [email protected]

Overview

One of the area’s top caterers located on the Main Line is seeking a professional, organized and quick learning team player to assume a position as Sales and Event Planner. With over 150 events per year, ranging from intimate dinners for 10 to upscale parties for 1,000, candidates should be prepared to be flexible and responsive to client needs.

The Sales and Event Planner engages in day-to-day sales and marketing activity and participates in developing business plans and strategies to meet sales goals. This position establishes booking revenue goals and develops actions plans to penetrate new markets, oversees the collective coordination of all event information and resources and has responsibility for account management, sales prospecting and business development duties. In addition, this position is responsible to oversee successful planning, managing and execution of sold events.

Some of the essential duties and responsibilities:

·        Generates event bookings for weddings, corporate events, luncheons and private parties

·        Solicits multiple sources and leads

·        Promotes and maintains exceptional customer service while maximizing sales profitability

·        Responds to all telephone inquiries regarding catering and event pricing

·        Maintains an active trace/follow-up system on all personal sales calls

·        Coordinates with other departments to ensure quality of guest satisfaction

·        Conducts tours of the wedding venues with wedding planners and potential clients

·        Negotiates with clients and achieves maximum revenue/profit potential

·        Finalize all bookings, maximizing all revenue potential by upselling in all revenue producing areas

·        Prepares sales proposals; negotiates contracts with customers within established pricing parameters

·        Prepares detailed sales/event reports

·        Monitors customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts

·        Seeks public relations, networking and marketing opportunities to expand client pool

·        Negotiates and contracts with vendors for a variety of goods and services related to events planning

·        Responsible for overseeing the planning, managing and execution of booked events according to the company’s standards of excellence

·        Monitors delivery of goods and services to ensure contract terms are satisfied

The successful candidate will have:

·        Bachelor’s degree

·        Minimum of five - 5 years catering sales/account manager and event planning experience

·        Previous sales and marketing experience required

·        Experience in organizing and managing events such as corporate meetings, luncheons, weddings and other special occasions

·        Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

·        Excellent customer service skills

·        Attention to detail

·        Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook

·        Experience with CaterEase and/or Sales Force a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $100,000.00 per year

Base plus commission, PTO, Health Benefits.

Interested applicants should email J. Scott Walsh, J Scott Catering  [email protected]