Oliver & Bonacini

Oliver & Bonacini is the creation of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini, partners who first teamed up in 1993 to open Bay Street’s now legendary Jump. Since then, Oliver & Bonacini has come to be recognized as one of Canada's leading fine dining restaurant, events and catering companies, operating a portfolio of unique and innovative restaurants and event venues.

Oliver & Bonacini Toronto, ON, Canada
Apr 25, 2019
Full time
Event Sales Specialist - The Carlu Toronto, ON, Canada Full-time Company Description Ready for the next chapter of your career? Why not make one of Canada's leading restaurant groups a part of it! We value relentless innovation and kick-ass creativity! We provide advancement through training and development and our hands on managers empower people and awaken ability through responsibility and respect.  What’s in it for you?  - Competitive wages/salary packages  - A comprehensive group benefits program  - Training and development opportunities  - Staff dining discount  - RRSP matching program    Job Description The Events Specialist is responsible for booking events through seeking, creating and maintaining relationships with clients. The Events Specialist is able to clearly communicate client details and requirements in a professional manner. Administrative tasks and projects are always completed in a timely manner, with a high attention to detail. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Network and create relationships with new and current clients Communicate with clients, gather event details, prepare packages, and send event confirmation details to clients Communicate event details and client needs with Event Venue Management  File and maintain post event information and receipts for events venues and Private Dining Rooms Follow up with clients using information from post events creating opportunity for new bookings and Moment’s of Truth Puts together event folders for each Function including floor plan, order taking sheets, printed menus, copy of deposit Communicates menu and wine list and any other changes to Back of House and Front of House management team accordingly General administration assistance: invoicing, general accounting, printing, sending reports, maintaining emails & voicemails, filing and upkeep of client database Daylight   Qualifications  Post-secondary diploma/degree in Business or Hospitality  Minimum 2 years’ experience co-ordinating a variety of events (inclusive of small, large and high profile functions) Previous experience with planning and executing private dining functions is preferable Prior understanding of equipment and event rentals is an asset Prior administrative experience and exposure to marketing and sales an asset Proven ability to work in a team environment with self-motivation and independent work ethic Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to engage clients IT/Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) Fanatical attention to detail, strong organizational skills and sales ability Ability to multi-task and maintain a level of professional urgency and momentum; excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks properly Professional and mature demeanour 
Oliver & Bonacini Montreal, QC, Canada
Apr 22, 2019
Full time
Events Administrative Assistant Montreal, QC, Canada Full-time Company Description Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants. Job Description POSITION SUMMARY The Events Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a wide range of clerical duties, office administrative duties, project coordination, office maintenance, and accounting support to the Oliver & Bonacini Events Office located in Le Mount Stephen. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Act as primary point of contact for general inquiries via email and telephone and logging of enquiries Preparation of initial response to client enquiry and assigning to appropriate team members Preparation and distribution of daily, weekly and monthly reporting Coordinate interoffice mail distribution schedule and materials Maintenance and reporting of departmental expenses Responsible for inventory management and ordering of materials, supplies and services for the O&B Events sales team Coordinate with all applicable suppliers to ensure that sales team have items needed for daily operations (e.g. O&B Artisan for Gift Bags/Chocolates, Gift Cards, Marketing Materials, Business Cards) Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing and rotation of events department files Support management team in assigned project-based work which may include drafting and modifying a variety of documents and/or correspondence as well as performing basic accounting functions Support Events team as required including other duties as assigned and/or required Qualifications 1-3 years working experience in a similar administrative capacity Exposure to, or experience in, a sales and/or event planning environment an asset Experience performing basic accounting functions an asset Practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications Self-starter, flexible, and able to work independently Ability to multi-task and change priorities constantly as needed in a fast-paced environment Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional telephone etiquette Superior customer service skills in addition to impeccable personal presentation required A keen eye for detail is a must! Additional Information ** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **