ARAMARK Conference Services Coordinator - Lifeworks Restaurant Group in Plano, Texas

Overview:

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

The Conference Service Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative duties and various support tasks to the Conference Services Team as a whole. This includes the processing of event reservations, supplies inventory & management, activity and metrics reporting, etc. Essential functions may include:

  • Ability to utilize reservations system to book meetings, pull reports and distribute confirmations

  • Know meeting room set up and AV requirements; be aware of all meeting room capabilities within supported facilities

  • Support event planners in details for set ups, meal arrangements, and any other special needs

  • Partner with other operating vendors/departments to ensure smooth service delivery

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated skill in juggling multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Exceptional time management, follow up and attention to detail

  • Knows property layout, policies, procedures and capabilities

  • Analyze, anticipate and solve problems

  • Ensures that event requirements are met while group is on property

  • Respond to customer inquiries that may include, but are not limited to AV assistance, supplies needs, directions, room booking, etc.

  • Perform other duties related to conference services as required

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Hospitality or other related field is preferred.

  • The ideal candidate will have previous conference or event support experience.

  • Must have strong customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Must have interpersonal skills to interact with customers on a daily basis.

  • Must be able to work independently as well as function as a team member.

  • Computer skills required, previous experience with reservation software is preferred.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran