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Student Event Coordinator (Summer Position)

Do you love events? Would you like to transform ordinary moments into extraordinary memories?  Then we would like to welcome you as our next Student Events Coordinator!

Be part of our team of champions and elevate your career to the next level!  Work for Hamilton’s most esteemed hospitality establishment with prestigious brand offering and extensive development opportunities.

YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Be a part of planning and scheduling final review appointments for event bookings
  • Co-ordinate event logistics for Sample Tasting to ensure that all upcoming brides and grooms, receive date, time and location of Sample Tasting for their upcoming event
  • Assist the Event Coordinators with suggesting upgrades that enhance the experience for their guests
  • Assist with creating floor plans, as well as reviewing clients’ floor plan for accuracy and calculation of seated guests
  • Professionally represent the Carmen’s Group Brand
  • Respond to email and phone inquiries, including sales inquiries, confirmation of event details, questions and concerns from clients in a timely manner
  • Develop knowledge of market trends, competition and customers
  • Introduce and recommend preferred vendors for event services, including: florists, décor, set-up and day of coordination professionals, lighting and DJ services, event rental companies, etc.
  • Maintain good working relations with Carmen’s preferred vendors and ensure adherence to event space, policies and regulations, and submitting of the purchase order related to their services.
  • Maintain solid and open communication with all the operating departments
  • Build partnership with maître’d, supervisors, set up crew, chefs and key servers in order to ensure that the service standards are maintained
  • Attend sales and weekly operations meetings as necessary
  • Review all upcoming events, ensuring files have appropriate documentation
  • Resolve guest complaints when necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Currently enrolled in Special Event Management program
  • Experience coordinating events considered an asset
  • Food and Beverage knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong sense of exceeding in providing quality service to our internal and external customers
  • Possess high degree of professionalism

The Lakeview by Carmen’s is an eye catching beach front event venue nestled along the shores of Lake Ontario. Working at The Lakeview is best suited to those who live in the Van Wagner’s Beach Road area or have access to their own transportation as HSR routes are limited in this area.

Carmen’s Banquet Centre is an elegant event venue that has served as a Hamilton landmark for over 35 years. Carmen’s Banquet Centre is located on Stone Church Road East with access to HSR routes and a stop in front of our venue.

The Best Western Premier C Hotel by Carmen’s is a chic and modern Hotel and event venue offering luxurious amenities and all the comforts of home. The C Hotel is located on Stone Church Road East with access to HSR routes and a stop in front of our venue.

Carmen’s group is an entertainment and hospitality company committed to creating extraordinary memories for our guests and clients. Driven by our passion, creativity, innovative thinking, and world class service, we have remained industry champions for over 35 years. We are committed to enriching the lives of our guests through providing one of a kind experiences at each of our venues including Carmen’s Banquet Centre, The Best Western Premier C Hotel by Carmen’s, The Lakeview by Carmen’s and the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. We are devoted to bringing excitement to Hamilton and Southern Ontario, and to enhancing the image of Hamilton with every strategic initiative we pursue.

Carmen's Group makes certain there is an equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Carmen's Group will strive to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources upon scheduling your interview.

 

 

 

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