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NODO is an Italian restaurant concept with 4 locations across the city of Toronto - Junction, Hillcrest, Leslieville and Liberty Village. We are looking for an experienced Event Coordinator to plan and execute events at NODO Hillcrest and Liberty Village.

What You'll Do
• Respond to initial event inquiries as a liaison to gather more information that comes through email and phone line
• Serve as the primary point of contact for events in 2 locations
• Respond to guest’s requests and correspondence in a timely manner
• Organize site tours or meetings with prospective guests to discuss event details or spaces
• Prepare proposals for clients and maintain well-organized event records, including event orders that clearly states the menu, beverage offerings and the finer details required to execute the event
• Create floor plans for events that require a specific configuration of the space and communicates the vision to our clients and operations team
• Complete event packages for all... events which include: (FOH & BOH BEO, Floorplan and Custom Menus)
• Coordinates with culinary and operations teams to ensure all items are on site for events.
• Liaison with external vendors required for events
• Execution of 15 to 300 guests events
• Manage event timelines and ensure that events run smooth and meet client expectations.
• Ensure that events are executed within budget
• Manage event staff and delegate task to ensure event success
• Gather post-event feedback and develop ways to improve client satisfaction to create customer loyalty and deliver a positive event experience
• Attend Event related meetings as required

What You'll Need
• 3 years event management experience
• Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, including weekends and evenings
• Client Centric, focused on creating and delivering exceptional dining experiences
• Highly organized, time management skills, ability to multitask numerous projects and events while meeting deadlines
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Ability to create a strong rapport with colleagues, onsite staff and the Operations Team
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in person, written and by phone
• Agile and able to pivot in a fast-paced environment, comfortable with change
• Displays a positive attitude and body language when speaking with guests, being on the restaurant floor and communicating with the Operations Team
• High level of professionalism with language used and appearance
• Strong leadership skills, proficiency in delegating tasks to the onsite staff
• Calm demeanor under pressure, dealing with challenging guests and issues that may arise during the event's execution
• Ability to deal with the stresses of completing multiple tasks at once
• Ability to problem solve and find creative solutions
• Proficiency using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email

What We Offer
• Competitive salary compensation + tips, comprehensive benefits
• Opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in multiple disciplines in a fast-paced environment
• Dynamic and fun office culture with colleagues who share the same core values
• *** Please note that you will be expected to execute events of 30+ guests. This is a full-time role, which is busiest on Saturdays and Sundays. MUST HAVE FULL WEEKEND AVAILABILITY.
Toronto ON


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