Oak View Group

Oak View Group

Catering Sales Assistant| Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center

Oak View Group - Entry Level
Columbus · GA
Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
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The Catering Sales Assistant provides support and assistance to the Catering Sales Manager and Director of Catering in coordinating catering sales efforts and event planning efforts. The job involves initiation and development of quality leads to ensure growth of catering sales.


The primary responsibility of a catering sales assistant is to assist the Catering Sales Manager and Director of Catering to develop existing business and solicit new catering business through catering lead generation and catering sales marketing. The catering sales assistant helps the team solicit new catering customers through traditional and non-traditional sales techniques.


Other important duties include assisting in booking, selling, planning and coordinating all special social events while assuring the highest level of customer service. Generating revenue, establishing new accounts, monitoring booking space, booking repeat business while keeping quality consistently high, conducting catering sales presentations and catering sales calls also falls under the purview of a catering sales assistant job.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $15.00. 


FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


expires 6/30/2024


  • Planning menus
  • Advertising vacancies and recruiting staff
  • Keeping staff motivated to provide the highest standard of service
  • Managing stock control financial planning and managing budgets
  • Meeting with suppliers and customers
  • Discussing contract requirements with customers


  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiar with inventory cost control and menu planning.
  • Basic computer proficiency: E-mail, Excel, Word, Outlook, Schedule+.
  • Cash handling abilities; basic math skills including significant number manipulation.
  • Ability to work a variable work schedule (including evenings and weekends, as required), depending upon event and business requirements.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.