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Event Services & Catering Coordinator

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Nashville, TN 37203
  • Job Code
    115753771

Position Title: Event Services & Catering Coordinator

FLSA Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Department of Events and Culinary

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has an opening for a full-time, exempt Event Services & Catering Coordinator in the Events and Culinary Department.

Company Overview: Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum documents and interprets the history of country musica musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music while providing diverse learning opportunities. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its emergence as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to ultra-contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.

Departmental Overview:The events and culinary department is responsible for executing more than 1,500 events taking place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on an annual basis, revenue from which goes directly to supporting the overall mission of the Museum. Specifically, this includes private events, publically ticketed events/concerts and two in-house restaurants.

Job Overview: To serve as the onsite liaison between the Event Services and Catering Manager and all museum operational departments with onsite client contact. This is a highly visible position responsible for handling all logistics of an event and any special needs or requests that might arise for and/or during a designated event. This person should have a good working knowledge of event management and food & beverage.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining seamless communication and working relationships with all areas within the Museum to include, but not limited to Event Services and Catering Managers, Banquet Manager(s) and all catering staff, facilities management, security, guest relations, audio-visual staff, housekeeping, retail, etc. so as to ensure a superior event experience for a wide variety of clientele.
  • Must have a working knowledge of event management and banquet event orders
  • Responsible for ensuring all event details and specifications are fulfilled as planned by client and Event Services and Catering Manager
  • Must be proactive in problem resolution, multi-tasking and client communication
  • Must provide VIP service to each and every client, understanding that professionalism and the highest quality of service is the expectation
  • Must attend weekly Banquet Event Order meetings
  • Responsible for administrative projects as needed and assigned by Director of Catering and Event Services or Senior Event Services and Catering Manager
  • Must possess the ability to clearly and professionally communicate both verbally and in writing with Event Services and Catering team, as well as with clients and all operational departments
  • Must be able to think clearly, efficiently and make concise, beneficial decisions
  • Must be able to think clearly and act calmly in stressful situations or while dealing with multiple client requests at a time
  • Must have strong organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
<p><strong>Position Title: Event Services & Catering Coordinator</strong></p> <p>FLSA Classification: Full-Time, Exempt</p> <p>The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Department of Events and Culinary</p> <p> </p> <p>The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has an opening for a full-time, exempt Event Services & Catering Coordinator in the Events and Culinary Department.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Company Overview: </strong>Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum documents and interprets the history of country musica musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music while providing diverse learning opportunities. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its emergence as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to ultra-contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.</p> <p><strong>Departmental Overview:</strong>The events and culinary department is responsible for executing more than 1,500 events taking place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on an annual basis, revenue from which goes directly to supporting the overall mission of the Museum. Specifically, this includes private events, publically ticketed events/concerts and two in-house restaurants.</p> <p><strong>Job Overview: </strong>To serve as the onsite liaison between the Event Services and Catering Manager and all museum operational departments with onsite client contact. This is a highly visible position responsible for handling all logistics of an event and any special needs or requests that might arise for and/or during a designated event. This person should have a good working knowledge of event management and food & beverage.</p> <p><strong>Specific Job Duties:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Responsible for maintaining seamless communication and working relationships with all areas within the Museum to include, but not limited to Event Services and Catering Managers, Banquet Manager(s) and all catering staff, facilities management, security, guest relations, audio-visual staff, housekeeping, retail, etc. so as to ensure a superior event experience for a wide variety of clientele.</li> <li>Must have a working knowledge of event management and banquet event orders</li> <li>Responsible for ensuring all event details and specifications are fulfilled as planned by client and Event Services and Catering Manager</li> <li>Must be proactive in problem resolution, multi-tasking and client communication</li> <li>Must provide VIP service to each and every client, understanding that professionalism and the highest quality of service is the expectation</li> <li>Must attend weekly Banquet Event Order meetings</li> <li>Responsible for administrative projects as needed and assigned by Director of Catering and Event Services or Senior Event Services and Catering Manager</li> <li>Must possess the ability to clearly and professionally communicate both verbally and in writing with Event Services and Catering team, as well as with clients and all operational departments</li> <li>Must be able to think clearly, efficiently and make concise, beneficial decisions</li> <li>Must be able to think clearly and act calmly in stressful situations or while dealing with multiple client requests at a time</li> <li>Must have strong organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/E5dEqnsDbbN8cY5bs6bWV"> <br/><br/><p><strong>Minimum Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>1-2 years convention/event servicing and catering experience</li> </ul> <p><strong>Preferred Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience with Event Management Systems (EMS) and Social Tables diagramming software a plus</li> </ul> <p><strong>Essential Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and abilities needed for success in the position):</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must possess a can do service attitude</li> <li>Strong leadership qualities</li> <li>Excellent communication skills</li> <li>Willingness to go the extra mile to ensure an events success</li> <li>Must be detail-oriented</li> <li>Must have ability to handle multiple clients and events simultaneously</li> </ul> <p><strong>Conditions of Employment:</strong></p> <ul> <li>This position will be required to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays</li> <li>This position is subject to a background check</li> </ul> <p><strong>Notes to Applicant:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Due to the high volume of applications received for this positions hiring managers may only contact you if they are interested in scheduling an interview. Please refrain from calling to inquire about your status in the search.</li> <li>Please upload a resume, cover letter, when you applying for the position</li> <li>Applications are only accepted online on our career page https://countrymusichalloffame.org/index.php/contentpages/employment</li> </ul><p>PI115753771</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-23

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