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Event Manager--Full Time

The JDK Group Camp Hill, PA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

We are seeking Event Managers to join our team, both Part time and Full time positions are available. After the sale of an event is complete, our Event Managers take over to ensure that the event plan is executed to perfection.

To be successful in this role, a candidate should be a team player who is organized, proactive, able to multitask in a busy work environment, and have the communication skills to handle any guest questions or concerns.  

Responsibilities

  • Lead your event staff through preparation and realization of full event setup, execution and clean up
  • Supervise, delegate, and assist your staff through each phase of event process
  • Work from a detailed event proposal, or plan, to accomplish a flawless event
  • Act as a point of contact for the client on the day of the event
  • Work with our team of Event Coordinators and Event Specialists to make an event a reality
  • Review notes to carry out all details, from corporate to private events, galas, and weddings
  • Create and enforce your own staff notes and staff assignments to reflect overall event timeline
  • Support the Director of Training & Service Standards in training staff on and off of events

Qualifications

  • Enjoy the challenge of leading a talented team using strong people and management skills
  • Availability to work both day and evening hours, as well as weekends is required
  • Communicate effectively with both event guests and team members
  • Be upbeat, friendly and professional and generally have a positive attitude
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have a reliable form of transportation
  • Use independent decision-making and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, sometimes unpredictable environment
  • Be detail-oriented, with strong organization and effective time management skills
  • Experience in the hospitality industry, especially the catering industry is preferred
  • Previous management or supervisory experience is a plus
  • This job requires the ability to lift at least 25 lbs and be physically fit enough to carry out position tasks as required
  • Minimum age to apply is 18

Check out some of the events you could be a part in producing by visiting the video links below:

Awesome Sweet 16 - featuring Adam Lambert! :)

New York City Style Wedding in the Middle of a Cornfield

Year Recap - See our Team in Action and What We Accomplished Together!

The JDK Group Catering & Events is Central PA’s premier catering and event-planning company where clients, and their special life moments, come first. Since 1987, we’ve continued to reinvent the standards for events and hospitality for the areas surrounding Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York. With over 25 years of event management experience and the ability to plan a celebration for 15 to 15,000 people, our talented a passionate team offers exceptional guest service, incredible fresh food, and innovative event design.

At JDK, we pride ourselves on being a passionate team. In fact, we’ve promoted 75% of our current team in-house. It’s why our customers expect nothing less than an amazing event from us. We set a very high standard for ourselves, and constantly innovate by embracing, not fearing, change. 

JDK also offers a 401k with up to a 4% match after 1 year with 1,000 hours for our Part-Time Event Servers, as well as free lunches.

One employee wrote: 

“What I love about JDK is that the team is amazing.I have found a new passion in the catering business. It’s also awesome that there are tons of opportunities to move up within the company, from server to sales rep. My favorite thing is wedding season. I love making people happy with my drinks! I really do get paid to party!”

So, if you’re interested in being part of our creative and diverse event-planning team, please attach a cover letter and resume.

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