Taste Project Event Coordinator Fort Worth, TX · Arlington, TX · Full time

The Event Coordinator coordinates activities of event staff, event volunteers, and clients to arrange organizational and private events. This position is part outside sales and part the running of the events themselves.

Description

Feed, Educate, and Serve 

  • Has a full understanding of the mission and vision of Taste Project. 
  • Educates guests and volunteers on the mission and vision of Taste Project. 
  • Promotes the organization and organizational events. 
  • Executes our policies and procedures so everyone can equally participate and enjoy our programs. 
  • Builds a culture of personal value and appreciation of all our guests and volunteers. 
  • Interacts with guests and volunteers to promote inclusion and a sense of belonging. 

 Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Book, plan, and carry out organizational and private events.
  • Proactively seek businesses, organizations, individuals to book private events (outside sales),
  • Consult with guests to determine objectives and requirements for events, such as meetings, conferences, and conventions.  
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation for participants, facilities, food, linen, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing, and event security.  
  • Arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment, displays, and other event needs.  
  • Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.  
  • Inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to guest requirements. 
  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
  • Train and supervise volunteers and support staff required for events.  
  • Organize registration of event participants. 
  • Performing other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications 

  • 2-years experience preferred. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety roles, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of guests, volunteers, and staff the organization. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • Food Manager Certification (training provided if hired). 
  • Willing and able to lift 50lbs., and be continuously on your feet and walking. 
  • Willing to undergo a background check. 
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Candidates must be willing to work weekends and holidays. 


Salary

$40,000 - $45,000 per year