Event Captain

Employer
ALX Community
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Nov 20, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717797874
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
EVENT CAPTAIN | ALX CommunityThe Event Captain serves as a liaison between the Event Manager, ALX Community event staff, and the client(s). The Event Captain will work in our 5+ unique venues (across 2 different locations) managing the execution of events which includes overseeing the off-site catering/bar staff and the on-site ALX Community event staff. The Event Captain will work closely with theEvent Manager to ensure a high-quality execution of events at ALX Community.Does this sound like you?You have an uncanny ability to multitask, yet still, perform every task with immaculate precision.Nothing can get past you, and youA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents re sure to follow up on every task to make sure itA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s completed right. From introducing the space to new guests, to overseeing the needs of our hosts and vendors, the Event Captain is a self-disciplined problem-solver who is eager to go the extra mile for the hosts and guests.From the warmth you exude as you build relationships with our guests to the effectiveness you demonstrate when managing multiple tasks at once, it all combines to ensure you always embody the ALX culture of learning, growing, giving, and celebrating and having tons of fun in the process!Essential Functions:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Provides excellent guest service to the clientA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Reviews agenda, seating diagrams, and needs for the eventA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Greets clients upon arrivalA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Welcomes vendors and assists with needs within reason as stipulated in our VendorRulesA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Oversees event staff and delegates responsibility during eventsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Communicates regularly with ALX Community event staff throughout the eventA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Resolves guestsA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents concerns, inquiries, and complaintsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Maintains cleanliness of venue before,during and after the eventA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Responsible for thorough set-up and breakdown of every eventA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Documents damage(s) incurred during the event and communicates it to EventManagerA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Completes Event Captain checklist and returns to Event ManagerA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Enforces all employer rules, food service regulations, and Virginia ABC lawsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Adheres to all local and state health and safety regulationsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Has a flexible schedule as night and weekend hours varyQualifications:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Positive attitudeA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Be confident and adaptableA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Willingness to complete different requests as neededA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Has the ability to multitaskA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Has the strong ability to solve problems quickly and efficientlyA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Is able to act calmly during stressful situationsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Ability to lift up to 50 poundsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Must be able to stand for long periods of times (8-10 hours)A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Has the ability to communicate effectivelyA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Familiar with the hospitality and event industryA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Familiar with multiple event types, including weddingsA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Must be comfortable working aloneEducation/ Experience:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Must be 18 years of age or olderA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents High school diploma or equivalentA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents 1+ years as an event captain or comparable hospitality experience is preferredWe will provide you these perks and more:A$ cents A cents ' not A' cents A work environment where regular silliness is celebratedA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents A place where you are appreciated, valued, and cared about dailyA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Opportunity to learn and growA$ cents A cents ' not A' cents Chance to give back regularly to important social causes and organizationsCompensation:$20/hourJob Status:Part-time // SeasonalALX Community's mission is to be more than a workspace. We celebrate a community of diversity and inclusion. Our unique hyperlocal focus actively supports local businesses in the DC region with community caring initiatives, events, TALXA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s, and sponsorships.Job Types: Part-time, SeasonalPay: $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Paid trainingExperience level:* 1 yearShift:* 10 hour shift* 4 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Morning shift* Night shiftWeekly day range:* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* Alexandria, VA 22314: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Required)Work Location: One location