Hospitality/Event Coordinator

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  • Assist the Hospitality Manager as needed in overall development of consumer, trade, community, and executive events.
  • Work with internal and external customers to coordinate a requested event, which includes food and wine service, staffing, design and décor, and set-up / break-down of events.
  • Meet with event requestor / site contact as needed to ensure all information about their vision for the event is delivered.
  • Liaison with Kendall-Jackson Culinary Team to develop menus, food and wine pairings, and staffing.
  • Liaison with outside caterers in the event that the K-J Culinary Team is not available.
  • Work with rental companies, florists, contractors (lighting, parking, etc.) to provide the needed equipment to design the event according to the requestor’s vision.
  • Work with the Scheduling Coordinator to assure that all necessary information needed to begin event development has been provided by the requestor.
  • Confirm appropriate number of staff needed at the event to produce effectively.
  • Maintain K-J equipment inventory and maintenance.
  • Work with the wait staff supervisor to schedule regular trainings, source new hires, and acknowledge and promote good workers.
  • Work on weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Support team members on their events as needed.



  • 1-3 years of event management or restaurant service experience and / or college coursework in business or hospitality management is required.
  • Wine, food, marketing, and sales understanding are a strong plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Experience with POS software and Reserve Interactive, and Open Table software a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills are required.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced dynamic environment, while maintaining a high level of detail is required.
  • Must have strong communication skills, and have the ability to make quick decisions in keeping with the standards of Jackson Family Wines.
  • The ability to lift and move 50 lbs. is required.


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