Catering Event Director

POSTED ON 11/15/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/17/2023
Elite Catering/LMR Catering Hired Organization Address Dayton, OH Full Time

Job Posting for Catering Event Director at Elite Catering/LMR Catering

Job Description:
Work with clients to create a memorable event that is executed flawlessly by our on-site catering team. You are the point of contact for clients throughout the planning process as well as the liaison between the executive management team and on-site staff, the day of the event, on how to execute the event to the clients expectations.
~Create contracts and manage deposits, payments, and final payments

~Create sales proposals

~Set up and meet with clients for event details

  • Finalize menu selections and descriptions
  • Review and finalize bar selections for the event
  • Review timeline, flow of the event and all event details
  • Enter all notes from the meetings for the staff to be able to execute the event

~Coordinate with venue contacts

  • Schedule delivery and pickup of all rentals
  • Design floor plans based on venue restrictions and inventory
  • Maintain a working relationship with venues

~Manage accounts

  • Reserve the initial rental order and make changes as needed
  • Communicate with clients to maintain a relationship
  • Send updated proposals and final invoices to clients

~Communicate with Executive Team and Event Managers

  • Schedule event managers to attend details meetings
  • Review overall logistical planning of events with executive team
  • Review any changes made the week of with the executive team
  • Review event with event manager week of the event

~Day of Responsibilities

  • On-site to assist managers with last minute details
  • Check in with the client throughout the event to make sure we are exceeding expectations
  • Assist the event manager through dinner service

Qualifications and Skills
Previous management experience in catering, hotel f&b, event planning, or customer service for 2 or more years is desired. This is a full time, non-benefited, salary position. Some evening hours and Saturdays per event schedule (we try to rotate and make sure each employee has 1 Saturday off per month. 2 days off a week (Sunday's we try to be closed) with an average of 40-45 hours per week.

When Applying:
Please tell us why a position in event planning and catering is desirable for you.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $36,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Inside sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Events management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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