We’re currently recruiting and scheduling interviews for an Event Coordinator, who will assist The Swamp Restaurant with sourcing, coordinating, planning, and executing events hosted at our location. If you haven’t been to an event at our location.
The Event Coordinator is the main point of contact for guests planning events; the ideal candidate holds themselves to the highest standards of professionalism, has a keen eye for hospitality, and understands the need to go above and beyond to create memory moments at The Swamp Restaurant. Additionally, he/she is extremely detail oriented and is diligent to ensure every aspect of an event, from planning to execution, is exceptional.
Responsibilities include contacting, booking, and following up with all Guest inquiries regarding special events and functions. Keeps a written log of all communications/outreach efforts. Manages events and catering requests while utilizing appropriate systems, including our web backend and Google Calendar. Confirms and communicates event details with owners and appropriate management. Oversees events and participates in the execution. Conducts Local Marketing efforts, including contacting and following up with local businesses, Greek & sport organizations, schools, etc. Builds sales by pursuing new business through community outreach, networking, and cold calls. Reports weekly with metrics and updates. Attends planning meetings with owners, general managers, chefs, and other relevant parties. Produces action plans to achieve desired results and hit all financial goals when opportunities arise. Keeps a clear line of communication within the team including Managers, Chefs, and owners. Works with Marketing to execute campaigns, often representing The Swamp Restaurant.