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Assistant Events Coordinator
The St. James Springfield, VA

Assistant Events Coordinator

The St. James
Springfield, VA
Expired: April 23, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
POSITION DESCRIPTION
The St. James is seeking an Assistant Events Coordinator at the Springfield, VA location.
The St. James is the premier sports, wellness, and active entertainment destination brand in the country, with a mission to maximize human potential by designing, developing, and operating sports, wellness and entertainment destinations that engage, inspire, and empower people to pursue their passions and be their best at play, at work and in life. Our flagship development in Springfield, Virginia features a premium health club, celebrity chef-inspired restaurant, premium medi-spa, 20,000 sq. ft. active entertainment center, as well as an indoor field house with FIFA-sized field, two NHL-regulation sized ice rinks, 52-meter Olympic competition pool and much, much more. The St. James allows the whole family to pursue their passions in 30+ sports.
Our active entertainment center highlights Super, Awesome & Amazing, a youth focused entertainment space with obstacles, climbing walls, virtual reality, e-sports gaming, and party rooms. In addition, it has a 6,000 sq. ft. Interactive Water Park displaying an array of indoor water fun with exciting slides, large water sprayers and dumping buckets. Super, Awesome & Amazing is a dream destination for parents and kids of all ages to hold birthday parties and special events.
The Assistant Events Coordinator will assist in the planning and execution of birthday parties, field trips and special events. Assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. Promotes and assists in the execution of all events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations. Contributes to meet and exceed daily/weekly goals. This position will report to the Super, Awesome & Amazing Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for booking Birthdays parties, field trips, Special Events while driving new business and maintaining repeat business.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of catering/events packages, event set-up and execution.
  • Interacts with prospective clients and establish customer needs while building and sustaining a customer relationship
  • Prepare sales information for clients
  • Manage clients’ orders via the phone or email
  • Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the company’s business strategy and leads its execution.
  • Serve as the Sales liaison before, during and after the booking process.
  • Meet and exceed monthly goals.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned
  • Support the safety of all members, guests, and employees.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality or related field preferred; or commensurate experience will be reviewed.
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in hospitality, event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or a comparable professional area
  • Excellent problem and conflict resolutions skills required; must be able to address guest complaints and concerns effectively and professionally in a timely manner.
  • Superior communication skills: fluency in English is required.
  • Computer literate to include Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SMS, TripleSeat or other front office software.
  • Demonstrated multi-tasker with a commitment to superior guest service.
  • Ability to work a very flexible schedule that will include late nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For more information, please visit our website: www.thestjames.com
The St. James is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome qualified applicants from a variety of backgrounds inclusive of their race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, expression or orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Address

The St. James

Springfield, VA
22151 USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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