We are currently seeking a Catering, Marketing & Events Coordinator to join our team. At Besser we are 100% committed to providing fresh and innovative catering choices and bespoke events for special occasions. All our products are made in house by the hands of our passionate catering team. Our menu is designed around local, sustainable and nutritional offerings and we only bake in small batches for optimum quality and freshness.
We work with various projects ranging from daily catering programs with corporate clients such as customised lunch boxes, handmade canapés & standout sandwich & fruit platters plus special events such as birthdays, product launches, weddings & engagements. We also have a large in-house calendar of events between both our venues (Besser and Laneway) which includes fundraisers for our local community such as StreetSmart, Red Nose NT and Cancer Council NT. And we are known to take advantage of any excuse to have a party like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Australia Day, National Bacon Day, Queens Birthday, Valentines Day and Our Birthday’s.
You will be an experienced, passionate hospitality professional with a proven track record in delivering exceptional customer service and a love of food and beverage You will have a high standard of personal presentation, be confident, mature, and an excellent communicator with a hands-on approach. You will demonstrate a good sense of style and order through previous training or experience in a kitchen and front of house operational environments.
Whilst working in a fast-paced professional team environment, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating:
The daily inbound catering and event enquiries and co-coordinating with the Chef and Directors to respond to the client in a reasonable time frame
The delivery of the catering and events and assisting the kitchen and floor team when necessary
Assist in the sourcing, ordering and stock control for catering and events
Project managing the team to ensure our customers receive a seamless hospitality experience which also includes providing training and direction to new team members
Generating new business by implementing the companies current marketing plan
Creating fresh and innovative ideas to bring new customers to the business
The promotion of our businesses on our website, Instagram and Facebook by taking drool worthy photos, creating competitions and increasing our number of followers
Booking, collecting and returning of all hire equipment
You will possess following attributes:
2+ years front of house hospitality supervision experience
Experience managing events and the required administration
Exceptional organisational and time management skills
Strong English written and verbal communication with proficient computer skills
A great telephone & email manner and understanding of social media
Strong attention to detail with creativity, innovation and initiative
Work well under pressure, be flexible in nature and communicate well with others
Have the ability to prioritise and problem solve quickly
Proven sales experience and a passion to generate new business
Ideally, you have studied sales, business administration or (like the rest of us) have come up through the ranks of hospitality, love food and love people.
Sound knowledge of Microsoft programs / IT skills
Current RSA and drivers license essential
The hours of work are typically Monday-Friday days, with the occasional nights, public holiday or weekend for events or VIP customers. This position provides the perfect opportunity to remain connected with the hospitality industry whilst gaining a work-life balance and learning new skills. We offer an excellent support network with career growth and an attractive salary package
Please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining your experience in your cover letter with what makes you a hospitality superstar suitable for this unique position!