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Catering Coordinator

Catering Coordinator 

As an entry-level position to furthering a career in event sales, planning or operations, this role will focus on events such as kid’s birthday parties, school lunches and internal meetings at our Zoo Miami location. Responsibilities will include making catering recommendations, upselling, preparing contracts, BEOs and invoices, taking payments, completing reports, promoting excellent customer service to clients at all times and assist as needed in operations of events. 

COMPANY: This role is based at Zoo Miami, however, it is sponsored by Service Systems Associates Inc. SSA is the leading event specialist caterer for cultural attractions in North America. Based at the Zoo Miami unit, they are searching for an organized, ambitious and target driven individual to join the dynamic and growing private events team.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: * Proficient computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office.* Taking part in or having recently completed higher education is an advantage. Alternatively, experience in a similar role is equally regarded.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

• Pulling items for birthday parties and events according to the pull-list
• Set up of guest tables, seating, buffet station, beverage station, cake table and cleanliness of event space (windows, floor, etc.)
• Coordinate with the kitchen on food pick up and vessels
• Ensure party runs smoothly according to the timeline set on B.E.O.
• Troubleshoot any needs for the client
• Play games with the children
• Bus tables and maintain/replenish all stations
• Breakdown of event space (transport all set up items to the main warehouse, clean floor, and guest tables/ seating, etc.)

Must be friendly, outgoing, work efficiently, able to lift boxes/ bins (25 pounds), have a reliable ride to work and able to work in outdoor conditions.
This job requires open availability on weekends and hours are not guaranteed week to week. 

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