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Event Coordinator at USC Alumni Center

Job title:Event Coordinator at USC Alumni Center

Department:Wedding/Corporate

Salary Range:salary + commission

LocationColumbia, SC

MAJOR DUTIES:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  • Field incoming calls/emails and booking business
  • Recording all scheduled and non-scheduled visits keeping a data base of potential clients
  • Utilizing Southern Way’s catering system to record all details about proposed and booked events.
  • Utilize and manage event details in USC Alumni Center venue management system
  • Follow up with proposed and booked events
  • Develop relationships with clients and see each event through
  • Attend venue event meetings
  • Develop business and sales leads
  • Set up and attend Southern Way Bridal Shows
  • Set and organize schedule including tours and client meetings
  • Keep accurate field reports of each event as well as manage invoice data from each event after it occurs
  • Work with Director of Hospitality in booking event space and all rentals associated with event
  • Responsible for Opening/Closing building outside of 9am-5pm business hours, when necessary
  • Manage client feedback and customer survey results in coordination with the Director of Hospitality
  • Schedule and conduct all MCAC site visits.  Collect venue deposits and all signed contracts
  • Use Excel Tracker for payroll purposes
  • Any other duties requested by management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

  • Hospitality and/or food service experience
  • Must be able to read and understand simple instructions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Must be able to walk/stand for a significant amount of time
  • Must be able to regularly & repetitively bend, carry, climb, grasp, kneel, lift, pull, push, reach, sit, and twist

Please send all resumes to ross@thesouthernway.com

Event Floor Staff for Wedding/Couture

DESCRIPTION:

Job title: Event Floor Staff

Department: Wedding/Couture

Job type: Hourly

Salary Range: Based on experience

Location: Columbia, SC

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping Food & Beverage Stations Full and Clean
  • Set up and break down Food Stations
  • Picking Up Trash and Keeping the Tables and Venue as Clean as Possible
  • Perform side work by helping to provide a safe and clean work environment.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SWC standards.
  • Punctuality and consistent attendance.
  • Any other duties requested by management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

  • Hospitality and/or food service experience
  • Must be able to read and understand simple instructions.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Available to work nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for a significant amount of time throughout the event.
  • Must be able to work in hot, cold, non-air-conditioned environments.
  • Must be able to regularly & repetitively bend, carry, climb, grasp, kneel, lift, pull, push, reach, sit, and twist.
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