Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
Description StarChefs.com 2012 International Chefs Congress (ICC) will take place September 30, October 1-2 in New York City. ICC is a three-day culinary symposium where more than 80 of the world's most influential and innovative chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers. ICC is one of the most important culinary events in the US, and you'll get to help make it all happen.
We are looking for someone who cares about the details, who is eager to be part of a team, has a keen sense of organization and who has interest in the culinary world. The Event Coordinator position will play a key role at this year's event making sure details are in place for a smooth-running and overall successful event.
This is a full-time, in office contract position June-Oct 12, 2012.
You can learn more about StarChefs and check out our growing list of presenters at ICC here: http://www.starchefs.com/cook/events/icc/2012
- Support event logistic and organization needs - Update mailing list and help coordinate mailing via mailing house - Coordinate all event signage (ie: sponsor logos, product descriptions, directional, general event signage) - Oversee the registration process ensuring all guests lists are pulled for presenters and sponsors; liaise with our registration partner: Cvent - Lounge area contest: selection, promotion, coordination of set-up with production company - On-site set-up and take-down support - On-site contact person for designated sponsors to assist with their needs - On-site runner for the Events Director - Provide a post mortem after the event
- Prior event experience, minimum 2 years - Highly organized and detail-oriented - Strong project management skills - Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously - Ability to work as part of a team - Ability to gracefully follow up with others - Ability to anticipate event needs and act on them - Committed to high-quality follow through - Strong communication skills - Experience working in a non-traditional work environment - Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, and e-mail) - Culinary background is a big plus
This is a full time, contract position June- Oct 12, 2012. The compensation for this position is dependent on experience.
Those interested should not be motivated by money but by the invaluable connections and networking opportunities. This position is like having a VIP backstage pass to meet the who's who of the culinary world!
StarChefs.com', the magazine for culinary insiders, has been serving the restaurant industry since 1995. StarChefs.com's original culinary content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world. Its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals' success and give them the tools they need to overcome their specific challenges. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs.com's Culinary JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs.com features more than 30,000 published pages of original, chef-focused culinary content and generates traffic of over 30 million hits a month and was nominated for Best Web Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation. StarChefs also offers hospitality companies powerful marketing opportunities such as market research, campaign development, site advertising, product sampling through event sponsorship, lead generation, and contextually relevant sponsorship placements.
In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, the StarChefs.com JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs produces 5 events per year including the International Chefs Congress (www.starchefs.com/icc) and its young chef awards, The Rising Stars Revue (www.starchefs.com/risingstars) and has published its first book StarChefs.com Chefs to Know (www.starchefs.com/chefs-to-know).
StarChefs has doubled its revenues in the last 5 years. We are growing our staff and are looking for exceptional talent to join our team.