Event Producer

In-Office and On-Site Event Position

Job Summary:

Plans and executes full-scale events, from initial inquiry to menu and proposal development to day-of event implementation and post-event follow up; cultivates client relationships and provides excellent customer service; meets or exceeds $1 million personal sales goal by planning on average 75 – 100 annual events.

Job Description:

  • Meets or exceeds sales goals by providing excellent customer service, prompt communication to new inquiries and existing clients, and event expertise
  • Proposal design based on client requests and needs for a variety of events and guest counts to include corporate, social, nonprofit, and wedding business
  • Creates and confirms client estimate letters, event save the date contracts, and event contracts and prepares post-event client invoices
  • Selects and sells rental, décor, and other production elements and places applicable orders
  • Frequently follows up with clients and internal departments to ensure that menu, rentals, production, guest count, and weather plan details are set
  • Confirms details of each vendor or rental order including delivery quantities, delivery date, time, and address
  • Communicates vendor delivery information to client
  • Create event notes to send internally and to event staff covering all event timelines and logistics
  • Creates note packets for onsite managers for large and detailed events with diagrams and timelines
  • Attends events as lead and point-person for AFE team, client, and venue
  • Attends specific events as additional event coverage for Sales Team
  • Attends weekly internal meetings with all departments
  • Attends industry networking events

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-years 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

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
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  • Apply by sending your resume and a complete application to resumes@afehouston.com

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