Posted 12 days ago
Are you an event professional who loves organizing & planning and looking to break into event sales?
Job Description & Responsibilities:
The Senior Sales and Event Coordinator position is a full-time dedicated position which requires outstanding client relationship skills, an eagerness to work as part of a large & diverse team and the savvy to sell our unique venue and services.
We are looking for a team player who excels at communicating effectively and efficiently with clients and colleagues, is highly organized with an enthusiasm for seeing a task to completion. Our ideal candidate is hospitality-focused and advocates for our clients to create luxury experiences from first contact to farewell.
Your Event Coordinator responsibilities will include;
•Meeting with confirmed clients to review menus and event expectations
•Planning & detailing large events with significant food & beverage components
•Facilitating client tastings
•Creating detailed event orders
•Effective communication & coordination with the culinary & banquet teams
•Executing on-site day of event & client management
Your Sales responsibilities will include;
•Responding to incoming inquiries
•Meeting with and offering site visits with prospective and existing clients
•Preparing proposals based on clients’ needs
•Negotiating pricing & executing client booking contracts
Your Sales and Event Coordinator responsibilities will also include other duties assigned by the management.
Requirements & Qualifications:
•The ability to work successfully and sustainably in a high-volume, fast paced office environment
•Must be a team player who is also able to work autonomously
•Proven ability to build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
•Sales driven attitude to generate maximum revenue
•Effective in understanding client needs and efficiently executing clear and concise quotes
•Able to deliver client based solutions according to customer needs
•A minimum of 3 years or more of sales and event coordinating experience
•Hospitality degree or post-secondary education preferred however will consider equivalent relevant work experience
•Strong written & verbal English communication skills
•Proficient with Microsoft-based programs & typing skills a must
•Experience with Caterease is an asset
•Available to work nights & weekends as required
Compensation will be based on experience & qualifications.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Liberty Entertainment Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, recruitment and selection process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.
Date Available: November 28th, 2019
Compensation: TBD based on experience
Contact Name: Dorothy Pawka
For over three decades the Liberty Entertainment Group, led by Nick Di Donato, has been redefining Toronto and Miami’s restaurant, nightlife and special event experience. As developers and operators of numerous landmark establishments the Liberty Entertainment Group has become recognized as one of the most successful and innovative companies in the industry.
Liberty Entertainment Group continues to gain success and acknowledgment for developing an impressive roster of unique venues. These venues include Toronto’s premier special event facilities; Casa Loma, Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex and Rosewater Room. Liberty Entertainment Group is also responsible for the development of Toronto’s most prolific restaurants including BlueBlood Steakhouse, Don Alfonso 1890, Xango – a new concept with Claudio Aprile opening in summer 2019 and three Cibo Wine Bar locations (King West, Yonge St and Yorkville), as well as the city’s most vibrant nightlife space – Arcane. In addition, Liberty Entertainment Group operates several international properties including the Coral Gables Country Club and Cibo Wine Bar in Coral Gables, Florida.
With over 500,000 square feet of hospitality space, the Liberty Entertainment Group caters to a diverse clientele of upwards of 1.75 million people per year including A list celebrities, sports personalities and industry leaders.