COMPANY DESCRIPTION HazelBea Catering is a food-first catering company serving local mountain fare for over five years. We provide a fresh take on catering through innovative and delicious food in a welcoming and warm environment. Our team is growing and we hope you can join us.
In addition to catering, HazelBea At Home cooks healthy, prepared entrees and delivers them across the New River Valley. We work with local farms to source amazing products and turn them into oven-ready meals for busy homes. We believe in eating together, and our meals have given our customers the opportunity to do that again.
We also partner with Millstone Kitchen in Neighbors In Need, a donation-based program that serves multiple outlets to provide homemade meals for food insecure families.
JOB DESCRIPTION In spite of the massive challenges currently faced by the foodservice industry, HazelBea has prevailed and remained in operation, pivoting to mutual aid, curbside and home deliveries. This has allowed us to keep the business alive and ready to re-emerge in full force post-corona.
We need a dedicated, reliable, and energetic part-time Event Coordinator who is motivated by the prospect of growing with and building a company. This is an excellent role for someone who is passionate about the food business and loves both the art and the logistics required to make it all happen. You have the opportunity to spread joy in our community with HazelBea.
This position coordinates the smooth execution of all catered events by serving as the principal contact, manager, and cost control and collection agent. The EC will also be poised to have a great impact on the growth of our prepared meals program, HazelBea At Home. The EC will be trained on our WEEBLY website and post new menus weekly, as well as manage all social media for this program. This position may also help in the kitchen and wear many other hats as needed. A full time position is available once our catering operations are back up and running.
RESPONSIBILITIES • Help develop catering sales budgets and marketing plans *Develop revenue goals and seek out potential markets to grow prepared meals, HazelBea At Home program * Manage all social media for HazelBea Catering and HazelBea At Home * Use MailChimp to develop and manage email blasts to post new menus weekly and monthly newsletters to build and retain customers • Develop and implement programs and activities that increase and retain events, including social media, email marketing, telephone sales, networking / open house events • Utilize Google Suite/MailChimp to build and maintain an events prospect database, track all communications and activities with those prospects, and record all sales made • Respond to inquiries, conduct tours and meetings for events • Work with the Chef & Owner to determine selling prices and menus for catered events • Plan and coordinate details of catered events to include specifications and quantities of goods to order, determining manpower levels, recommending personnel assignments, scheduling space and facilities, and communicating menu information to event staff • Be the on-site manager for catered events: weddings, events, etc. • How did we do? Regularly evaluate our service and determine means to improve
YOU MUST BE: Quick to resolve problems People-oriented with a focus on driving team engagement and meeting organizational objectives Detailed oriented + hyper-organized Collaborative and willing to jump in and take on any job Able to stay calm under pressure
YOU MUST HAVE: Catering + retail/sales and/or restaurant experience Management/Marketing experience Proficiency with Google Suite (Drive, Sheets/Excel, Word, Hangout/Meet, etc.) Strong time management skills Strong verbal and written communication skills A reliable, personal vehicle Ability to work evenings and weekends
WE ARE OFFERING: Flexible and family-friendly work environment Partial remote office A fun and collaborative team A chance to grow with us
COMPENSATION this position is : hourly, part time: commensurate with experience
**PLEASE SEND RESUME TO RACHEL@HAZELBEACATERING.COM**