Congressional Country Club
  • 09-Apr-2019 to 08-Jun-2019 (EST)
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

• This is a Full Time Position • Complimentary meals • Complimentary parking • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (Available for Full and Part Time Team Members) • FSA • 401K with match • Employee Discounts Golf, Tennis, Fitness Apparel/Items


When you speak to someone about an event idea, do you automatically start thinking of awesome ideas they should incorporate to make it a killer party?

Do you walk into an event and immediately see ways to improve it?

Do you enjoy helping others plan a fabulous event beyond their expectations? Can I hear you smile over the phone? Do you believe a successful event operation is only as strong as the unity between sales and service?

Are you seeking a career opportunity where you are THE person who plans the best club parties/events?

If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then you should know Congressional Country Club is seeking a Club Event Planner. The Club Event Planner supports the banquets and catering team along with the Director of Banquets and Catering in planning events and managing the operations of the department. This is only for individuals who possess a high quality of member care and satisfaction to help plan and organize parties, events and functions.

Congressional Country Club is looking for Team Members that believe the impossible is possible. Who are driven to continuously make a positive impact on the organization and believe that as a team we can accomplish more.

What will be expected of you:

  • Assist the Director of Banquets and Catering in helping members plan special catered functions that meet their individual needs.  Includes planning menus, entertainment, ordering of equipment rental, flowers and other aspects as required
  • Interacts closely with the Executive Chef to create menus for the members and ensure that proper menus and special requirements are attained for each event
  • Works closely with all members of the Banquets and Catering team to operate as a highly efficient cohesive unit
  • Possess a genuinely friendly and caring attitude at all times to take care of our members and their requests in order to generate new and repeat business
  • Create a follow-up survey system in order to gain feedback from our members about their event and follow-up as necessary accordingly
  • Handles member inquiries regarding availability of dates for special events
  • Generates, distributes, receives Club contracts of members for booked functions
  • Maintains calendar and reservation book for all functions being booked within the Club
  • Assists members in making reservations for special functions and maintains accurate records of these reservations, and records all reservation and cancellation numbers
  • Prepares daily guarantee sheet and change orders
  • Works closely with the Director of Banquets and Catering to perform monthly calendar audits
  • Coordinates and distributes the weekly BEO packets
  • Flexible work schedule is expected, including working holidays, weekends and special member events

Ideal Candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Required Must have extensive Food and Beverage knowledge
  • Highly Preferred - 2-3yrs of Hospitality/Restaurant experience, specifically in Banquets and Catering
  • The ability to help our members envision their event and painting that picture for them
  • Loves interacting with our members while maintaining a high level of genuine care for everyone and are committed to delivering the best event experience
  • Creating specific purpose events into fun events and building on them with your own innovative ideas
  • Enjoys incorporating themes into parties and decorating them
  • Is a structured task-oriented person who loves tackling projects
  • Strong desire to work collaboratively with the banquet and catering team to achieve the best results together
  • Reliable and dependable individual who is completely dedicated to their high-quality work
  • Committed to delivering exceptional hospitality to all member's every time
  • Is passionate about making a positive impact on the members and creating a name for themselves at the club as THE person that plans the best parties and events
  • Absolutely MUST want to learn from others and grow in this position

Benefits:

  • This is a Full Time Position
  • Complimentary meals
  • Complimentary parking
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (Available for Full and Part Time Team Members)
  • FSA
  • 401K with match
  • Employee Discounts Golf, Tennis, Fitness Apparel/Items

CCC is an EOE

 

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