Happy Day Catering is seeking applicants for the dual position of Lunch Service Lead and Event Assistant. This position’s primary duties will be coordinating sales and lunch service three days a week at a large local business, followed by event assisting hours in the catering sales department. This is a SALES ORIENTED position, and the successful candidate will be extremely organized, reliable, personable, professional in demeanor and appearance, flexible in hours, and be willing to learn all aspects of event production. This position, if successfully matured, will progressively transition into commissioned Event Producer and eventually Event Coordinator.
As event assistant, this position is responsible for light administrative and planning duties during the event production process, as well as assisting in the execution of events. Assisting duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Answering phones and following up with clients by phone or email;
Creating and maintaining event folders and other paper materials related to events;
Working with Event Producers and Coordinators and back-of-house staff to ensure all contracted materials are event-ready;
Helping to set up, serve, and/or coordinate staff at events; and
Assisting in any other area needed by event producers and coordinators.
This position begins at part-time with the potential for full-time based on performance. Hours will be 9:30am to 5pm, Monday through Wednesday, with flexible hours as needed Thursday through Saturday. Wage starts at $10 hourly, or DOE, plus gratuity at events served.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Willingness to commit to Happy Day Catering’s high standards of excellence
Enthusiasm for our business and creating lasting client and community relationships
1 to 2 years of customer service experience required
Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
Be willing and able to learn our event software, Caterease
Access to reliable transportation
WA State Food Handler Card (https://www.foodworkercard.wa.gov/index.html)
ID Food Safety Training certificate (https://idahofoodsafetyexam.com/)
Recommended: WA State MAST (Mandatory Alcohol Server Training) permit (can be obtained at one of the listed sites: https://lcb.wa.gov/mastrvp/mast-providers-list )
If you can see yourself taking on these responsibilities with enthusiasm, please fill out our online application! We would love to schedule a time to chat about how you might be able to fit in our company.
Based in Lewiston, ID, Happy Day Catering is the foremost catering and event planning company in the Inland Northwest region. We are a ten-year running KLEW Best of the West Caterer & Banquet Facility winner, and it shows in every step of our service. As an arm of the Happy Day Restaurants family, we value our guests, our employees, and our communities, giving back frequently to a variety of local non-profit efforts.
We offer the most dynamic and professional service in the industry and seek to constantly raise our standards while developing each of our employees into leaders. If you want to be a part of this community of excellence, apply today!
Learn more about us at happydaycatering.com.