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October 2010  

Community Service

On Sept. 15, 2010, the Houston Chapter of Nace donated time, effort and money to raise awareness and funds for the Houston Food Bank.  The following is a list of those companies and individuals that contributed. 

Sponsors:
Avalon Music
Courtyard on St. James
Darryl and Co.
A Day to Remember
Perfect Touch Linens
Southwest Casino Productions
 
Casino Table Sponsors:
Avalon Music
Brides.com
DJs Unlimited
Elegant Beginnings
Adam Rineer, CMP
 
Silent Auction Donations:
A Finer Event
Bay Oaks Country Club
Bright Star Productions
Cakes By Gina
Crowne Plaza West
The Cookie Girl
Divisi Strings
Elegant Beginnings, Inc.
Gravitas
The Glacier Group
Hilton Americas
Hilton Houston Post Oak
Intercontinental Houston Near The Galleria
Houston Dynamos
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Howl at The Moon
Java Pura Coffee Roasters
Kingwood Country Club
Lia Sophia Jewelry – Patsy and Noel Wilson
Marriott Medical Center
Marriott Woodlands
Michael Lyndon
Moody Gardens
Northgate Country Club
SOK Salon On Kirby
S Factor
The Tasting Room
Trevisio Restaurant and Conference Center
Westin Memorial City
The Woodlands Resort

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JOB SUMMARY

  • Oversees and manages The Revaire sales team and daily venue operations
  • Strategically plans events at The Revaire from initial inquiry to post-event client follow up
  • Shares weekday and weekend event execution responsibilities with The Revaire sales team
  • Cultivates client and vendor relationships
  • Works with The Revaire sales team to work through inquires, tours, event schedule, and event logistics
  • Establishes venue sales goals and grows venue sales
  • Works collaboratively with management regarding special sales projects and company wide initiatives

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Implements and drives sales goals set by A Fare Extraordinaire owner
  • Attends and executes events at The Revaire, including logistically-challenging and high-profile parties
  • Partners with Venue Sales Coordinator in answering inquiries and analyzing data from inquiry log
  • Monitors tour and calendar scheduling handled by Venue Sales Coordinator
  • Designs proposals based on client requests and needs for a variety of events and guest counts to include corporate, social, non-profit, and wedding business
  • Oversees the creation of client estimate letters, event save-the-date contracts, event contracts, and post-event client invoices
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  • Attends Sales meetings once a month
  • Maintains membership and participation in industry related networking organizations

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3-year experience as Venue Sales Manager
  • Experience in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
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DESCRIPTION OF PACKAGE

  • Pay to be determined based on candidate qualifications
  • Office Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday
  • Event hours: evening and weekend hours required dependent on The Revaire event calendar
  • Reviews: 3 Month Employee Introductory Period Review plus annual performance/compensation review

 

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In-Office and On-Site Event Position

Job Summary:

Assists Director of Sales and Sales Team with daily office duties and event execution; trains directly under Director of Sales in inquiries, proposal and menu design, customer service, and event financials; provides in-office and on-site support for the Sales Team with the goal to eventually be promoted to Event Producer

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in answering and recording incoming inquiries
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  • Frequently follows up with Director of Sales and Event Producers to ensure that menu, rentals, production, guest count, and weather plan details are set
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  • Communicates vendor delivery information to client
  • Creates client estimate letters, event save the date contracts, and event contracts
  • Helps Event Producers create event notes to send to event staff
  • Lead on special Sales Department research projects
  • Attends weekly Production Meeting with all departments
  • Attends weekly Sales Meetings
  • Attends site visits with Event Producers and updates applicable departments with event changes and logistics
  • Attends events with Event Producers
  • Once candidate has grasped the AFE way of event planning, candidate will take on projects as the lead with advisory help from Director of Sales

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in the catering and/or event planning industry
  • Experience in the Microsoft Suite Products
  • Driven, creative, and passionate about customer service and the event industry
  • Self-directed in a team environment
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment
  • Collaborative worker who trusts the expertise of fellow departments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Manages time, projects, and deadlines efficiently and independently
  • Direct and intuitive communication skills

Description of Package:

  • Pay to be determined based on candidate qualifications
  • Weekly office hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Event hours: evening and weekend hours required but dependent on AFE event calendar
  • Reviews: 3 Month Employee Introductory Period Review plus annual performance/compensation review
  • Click here to download application.
  • Apply by sending your resume and a complete application to resumes@afehouston.com
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