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Position Summary: Plans, directs, and coordinates catered events for an establishment. Negotiates contracts, assists in the customization of menu items, schedules catering staff, arranges for facilities or equipment, and communicates customer needs to the appropriate personnel. Develops and maintains catering accounts by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event.

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works closely with and reports to Business Development Manager on new and existing accounts.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and expand TOW’s catering department by creating new business, clientele, and building relations with existing accounts.

· Identify and delegate responsibilities to select vendors and staff (if requested) to ensure objectives are met and excellent service is consistently achieved

• Manage operations with passion, integrity, and knowledge while promoting the culture and values of the TOW. 

• Consistently review catering operations and staff to identify any problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement

• Manage the catering services to meet or exceed standards in food quality, safety, cleanliness, and timeliness. Must work directly with food truck vendors to meet requirements.

• Solicit guest feedback to understand the needs and wants of customers

• Organize and monitor catering drop-off and on-site services

• Follow the TOW policies and procedures, including those for cash handing and safety/security

Market Manager: Part-time (anywhere from 3-8 weekly markets)

Position Summary:

The Market Manager is the key to our day to day operations within any event. This person is responsible for transporting the event assets, setting up and preparing the space for guests, coordinating with our vendors, and being the hospitality presence for guests and vendors on site. Responsible for day of coordination, to ensure our markets are set up and taken down in addition to creating a memorable experience for everyone attending our events. You will be a face for TOW, creating a positive environment for your team and always striving to improve market performance.

The Market Manager will be the liaison between day to day operations and lead management. Through communication and the responsibility to make decisions in the moment, this role allows the opportunity to recognize opportunities and improve the overall market experience.

These markets will be CRUCIAL for building relations with food vendors and potential clients**

Key Responsibilities:

• Take ownership of the public market; must demonstrate hospitality, production, execution, client management, etc.

• Market Setup and Teardown -- unload/loading, setting up/ taking down tables/chairs, displays, garbage/recycling, electrical supply, ensuring location is spotless upon departure

• Food Truck Vendor Relations-- provide support as needed, ensure they are one of the family while helping to provide the best service to our customers

• Represent TOW -- greet, welcome and thank guests, provide information as needed, go the extra mile for guests; represent our brand with pride, role modeling our values, standards and foodie-passion, answer any questions they may have

• Safety Monitoring -- remove any obstacles and potential dangers, help keep areas clean and debris free

• Networking, collecting and relaying customer and vendor feedback, providing information on company; i.e. line ups and market schedules, catering contact info, website and social media handles.

Job Requirements:

• Reliable transportation to locations throughout the Bay Area

• Enthusiasm for people and food

• Available to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis – Catering specialist must be present at all booked catering events**

• Possess a supportive and can-do attitude

• Must collect and report all end of market numbers


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Position Summary: Plans, directs, and coordinates catered events for an establishment. Negotiates contracts, assists in the customization of menu items, schedules catering staff, arranges for facilities or equipment, and communicates customer needs to the appropriate personnel. Develops and maintains catering accounts by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event.

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works closely with and reports to Business Development Manager on new and existing accounts.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and expand TOW’s catering department by creating new business, clientele, and building relations with existing accounts.

· Identify and delegate responsibilities to select vendors and staff (if requested) to ensure objectives are met and excellent service is consistently achieved

• Manage operations with passion, integrity, and knowledge while promoting the culture and values of the TOW. 

• Consistently review catering operations and staff to identify any problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement

• Manage the catering services to meet or exceed standards in food quality, safety, cleanliness, and timeliness. Must work directly with food truck vendors to meet requirements.

• Solicit guest feedback to understand the needs and wants of customers

• Organize and monitor catering drop-off and on-site services

• Follow the TOW policies and procedures, including those for cash handing and safety/security

Market Manager: Part-time (anywhere from 3-8 weekly markets)

Position Summary:

The Market Manager is the key to our day to day operations within any event. This person is responsible for transporting the event assets, setting up and preparing the space for guests, coordinating with our vendors, and being the hospitality presence for guests and vendors on site. Responsible for day of coordination, to ensure our markets are set up and taken down in addition to creating a memorable experience for everyone attending our events. You will be a face for TOW, creating a positive environment for your team and always striving to improve market performance.

The Market Manager will be the liaison between day to day operations and lead management. Through communication and the responsibility to make decisions in the moment, this role allows the opportunity to recognize opportunities and improve the overall market experience.

These markets will be CRUCIAL for building relations with food vendors and potential clients**

Key Responsibilities:

• Take ownership of the public market; must demonstrate hospitality, production, execution, client management, etc.

• Market Setup and Teardown -- unload/loading, setting up/ taking down tables/chairs, displays, garbage/recycling, electrical supply, ensuring location is spotless upon departure

• Food Truck Vendor Relations-- provide support as needed, ensure they are one of the family while helping to provide the best service to our customers

• Represent TOW -- greet, welcome and thank guests, provide information as needed, go the extra mile for guests; represent our brand with pride, role modeling our values, standards and foodie-passion, answer any questions they may have

• Safety Monitoring -- remove any obstacles and potential dangers, help keep areas clean and debris free

• Networking, collecting and relaying customer and vendor feedback, providing information on company; i.e. line ups and market schedules, catering contact info, website and social media handles.

Job Requirements:

• Reliable transportation to locations throughout the Bay Area

• Enthusiasm for people and food

• Available to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis – Catering specialist must be present at all booked catering events**

• Possess a supportive and can-do attitude

• Must collect and report all end of market numbers


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Position Summary: Plans, directs, and coordinates catered events for an establishment. Negotiates contracts, assists in the customization of menu items, schedules catering staff, arranges for facilities or equipment, and communicates customer needs to the appropriate personnel. Develops and maintains catering accounts by ensuring customer satisfaction before, during, and after the event.

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works closely with and reports to Business Development Manager on new and existing accounts.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and expand TOW’s catering department by creating new business, clientele, and building relations with existing accounts.

· Identify and delegate responsibilities to select vendors and staff (if requested) to ensure objectives are met and excellent service is consistently achieved

• Manage operations with passion, integrity, and knowledge while promoting the culture and values of the TOW. 

• Consistently review catering operations and staff to identify any problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement

• Manage the catering services to meet or exceed standards in food quality, safety, cleanliness, and timeliness. Must work directly with food truck vendors to meet requirements.

• Solicit guest feedback to understand the needs and wants of customers

• Organize and monitor catering drop-off and on-site services

• Follow the TOW policies and procedures, including those for cash handing and safety/security

Market Manager: Part-time (anywhere from 3-8 weekly markets)

Position Summary:

The Market Manager is the key to our day to day operations within any event. This person is responsible for transporting the event assets, setting up and preparing the space for guests, coordinating with our vendors, and being the hospitality presence for guests and vendors on site. Responsible for day of coordination, to ensure our markets are set up and taken down in addition to creating a memorable experience for everyone attending our events. You will be a face for TOW, creating a positive environment for your team and always striving to improve market performance.

The Market Manager will be the liaison between day to day operations and lead management. Through communication and the responsibility to make decisions in the moment, this role allows the opportunity to recognize opportunities and improve the overall market experience.

These markets will be CRUCIAL for building relations with food vendors and potential clients**

Key Responsibilities:

• Take ownership of the public market; must demonstrate hospitality, production, execution, client management, etc.

• Market Setup and Teardown -- unload/loading, setting up/ taking down tables/chairs, displays, garbage/recycling, electrical supply, ensuring location is spotless upon departure

• Food Truck Vendor Relations-- provide support as needed, ensure they are one of the family while helping to provide the best service to our customers

• Represent TOW -- greet, welcome and thank guests, provide information as needed, go the extra mile for guests; represent our brand with pride, role modeling our values, standards and foodie-passion, answer any questions they may have

• Safety Monitoring -- remove any obstacles and potential dangers, help keep areas clean and debris free

• Networking, collecting and relaying customer and vendor feedback, providing information on company; i.e. line ups and market schedules, catering contact info, website and social media handles.

Job Requirements:

• Reliable transportation to locations throughout the Bay Area

• Enthusiasm for people and food

• Available to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis – Catering specialist must be present at all booked catering events**

• Possess a supportive and can-do attitude

• Must collect and report all end of market numbers


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Full-time position with benefits. Schedule includes working nights & weekends.

Salary: $55,000-$65,000/year

Benefits include: Health, Vision, Dental, Paid Vacation Time, and Sick Days

Reports to: Deputy Director

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@lapena.org by March 17, 2020 or open until filled. No phone calls or drop-ins. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

La Peña Cultural Center is a multicultural gathering place for artists, activists, allies & communities in resistance, rooted in the Latinx diaspora at all of its intersections. La Peña’s mission is to promote peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through the arts, education and community action.  

The Productions Manager’s (PM) primary priorities are: to build & maintain good relationships with artists/renters/organizers & to create a safe, comfortable & positive experience for our community. The PM is responsible for managing all production aspects of executing LP events, rentals, and special projects in our space (booking, staffing, production logistics, & technical needs). This person will be the point of contact for all needs related specifically to the execution of the event. The ideal candidate is someone who is constantly looking for ways to improve systems, procedures, policies and the overall experience for everyone that La Peña works with and serves. This person will have a genuine commitment & passion for the mission, goals, & work of La Peña Cultural Center.

Productions:


  • Respond to all event and rental inquiries & book the ones that meet our programming matrix requirements

  • Set up meetings to create contracts & set up appointments for walk throughs of the space as well as tech runs

  • Determine event logistics that need to be addressed during planning and execution process

  • Assess technical needs of events, communicate our a/v capabilities & rent equipment when necessary 

  • Create contracts for rentals & events; send these and other necessary docs to artists, renters & event organizers

  • Add upcoming shows, rentals and update changes when needed in Salesforce database

  • Ensure that all ticketing information in Eventbrite is correct & keep track of ticket sales for each event

  • Answer questions from patrons about events including through the Eventbrite platform

  • Keep track of all outstanding balances with rehearsals and rentals and follow up with the points of contact by email & phone 

  • Schedules staff & volunteers for all events

  • Assure that event spaces, box office and sound booth are “event ready” through daily/weekly inspections & completing on-going inventory (sound equipment, lighting equipment & other event necessary items)

  • Prepare folders with necessary information for the house managers, box office managers & tech staff

  • Review box office reports, show reports, Eventbrite payouts and report monthly earned revenue from tickets and rentals to Deputy Director

  • Regularly check program evaluations to analyze data to determine future programming possibilities

  • Send thank you emails to renters & artists post production 

Venue Manager (when on-site for events):


  • Set-up spaces for events

  • Coordinate event logistics and communicate event expectations to staff, artists & renters

  • Manage staff and volunteers

  • Oversee ticket sales, rental payments and settle with artist(s) at the end of each event

  • Complete all administrative documentation & accounts for all revenue without error

  • Create an environment for guests, volunteers, artists, event organizers that is professional & positive


Operations


  • Responsible for coordinating monthly sound maintenance schedule & any other repairs/installations

  • Responsible for hiring & training event staff (house managers & box office managers & responsible for on-boarding sound engineers & other technicians

  • Review/Approve/Submit payroll hours of event staff & invoices for sound maintenance to bookkeeper

  • Keep track of monthly volunteer hours

  • Submit check requests for artists/co-organizers/vendors/contractors involved with each event

  • Perform monthly inventory of sound/lighting/event equipment; repair, replace & order new equipment

  • Track & reconcile monthly event rental payments monthly & submit report to bookkeeper

  • Provide restaurant with monthly programming calendar

Skills:


  • Must be hyper-detail oriented 

  • Excellent communicator  (written & verbal)

  • Problem solver

  • Dependable & a team player

  • Keep multiple documents &/or databases updated 

  • Can multi-task & can project manage 

  • Can create templates & handbooks that can be institutionalized 

  • Email, word docs, spreadsheets & databases (Salesforce, Microsoft Office, Google apps, etc.)

  • Schedule events and staff

Experience/Qualifications:


  • Must have experience with booking and ticket sales platforms 

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

  • 3 or more years of event production/coordination experience 

  • 3 or more years of management experience, has managed at a minimum 8 people or more

  • Must have some experience with live sound  

  • Some experience with lighting & stage management preferred

  • Has handled money (cash, checks & credit cards)  

  • Has dealt with disgruntled patrons/customers and difficult situations

Physical Demands:

The responsibilities and tasks associated with this position will require that the Productions Manager regularly sit, stand, walk, speak, and hear. Ability to climb ladders, move moderately heavy equipment, and use of a computer are required.

La Peña Cultural Center is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.


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Job Description


Looking for a meaningful career serving families? Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS), a Ministry of the Diocese of Oakland, is seeking individuals with event planning, strong customer service and communication skills who enjoy working with people. This position requires arranging and coordinating funeral services to assist families.


Location: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Funeral Center, Hayward, CA


Position Summary


Family Service Directors serve families with care and compassion, educating them through the process of making informed decisions for At-Need Funeral products and services.


Family Service Directors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.


Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Directors interact with families, Funeral Assistants, Preparation Room staff, and many other internal/external personnel/departments.


Qualifications


Education and Experience


· College degree preferred, and/or 2-4 years in a customer service role requiring direct contact with the public (both on the telephone and face-to-face)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


· Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions


· Understanding of the Order of Christian Funerals


· Able to conduct oneself with a “Family First” approach


· Working knowledge of funeral services, ceremonies, and case management


· Excellent interpersonal, communication, and telephone skills


· Ability to multi-task and manage several funeral cases at the same time


· Able to coordinate with many internal departments and external providers


· Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines


· Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills


· Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology


· Bilingual English/Spanish required


Licenses and Certifications


· Valid funeral director license and/or the ability to obtain a license in the state of practice, if applicable


· Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required


Physical Requirements


· Ability to lift or move objects weighing between 75-100 lbs.


· Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs. with a wheeled cart


· Ability to stand for long periods on a hard surface


 


 


 


 


 


Company Description

CFCS is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services–funeral, cremation, and cemetery.

Employment will go to those individuals whose knowledge, skills, and experience most closely qualifies them for the position offered without regard to race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or national origin.


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