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Demers Banquet Hall
8225 Cantrell Street
Demers is looking for an individual interested in a career in event planning and/or public relations to serve as an intern to our Venue Coordinator in assisting with the planning, promoting, and organizing of special events and corporate meeting.
The intern will also be working with our Event Sales Account Executive in growing company revenues through prospecting and probing leads in the corporate, government, association and non-profit sectors.
Demers Banquet Hall is a full-service event and meeting management company. We specialize in special events which include weddings, award banquets, corporate holiday parties, and much more.
Our main goal is to expand the role of the special events venue through offering monthly open houses and daily client tours to wedding and special event planners, businesses, civic groups, and others.
Another opportunity for growth being pursued is offering Demers catering and party supplies for events occurring outside of the banquet hall.
If you are looking to get into the Event Planning Industry, this is the place for you. Great communication skills and taking initiative will lead you to success. We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to help our clients bring their vision to life.
Please e-mail your resume to email@example.com or contact management at 713-772-0726.
o Keep a log of tasks completed and the time each task required
o Set weekly and monthly goals and track progress. Re-evaluate if needed.
o Keep an eye on hall presentation; if maintenance/décor is needed, notify manager
o Reply to e-mail and phone inquiries.
o Add all potential client information and correspondence notes to database.
o Follow up with clients by making contact within 24 hours of client’s request (during business hours).
o Monitor database and follow up with clients who need additional contact points.
o Determine potential customers’ needs and budgets to see if we could be a good match for them. Invite them to tour the facility.
o Schedule and give tours to potential clients. Confirm ALL appointments beforehand.
o Note scheduled appointments in Google calendar. Notify other coordinators if you are not available at that time, and someone else needs to take the appointment.
o Attend open houses and promotional events at Demers on weekends.
o Generate and maintain online social network connections. Compose and send out promotional material for various events held at Demers.
Client Liaison Duties
o Maintain contact with the client to make sure payments are delivered and questions and concerns are addressed. Return e-mail and phone inquiries in a timely manner.
o Maintain contact with the other Demers coordinators to exchange client and schedule updates.
o Communicate to the staff instructions for handling your booked clients who drop by to make payments and potential clients who visit the hall in your absence.
o Make arrangements for food tasting and special décor consulting.