Catering/Special Event Coordinator [$24/hour] - Legends (New York · NY)

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Founded in 2008 as a hospitality management company, Legends has transformed into a holistic experiential services agency with more than 1,200 full-time and 30,000 seasonal team members globally. Legends has three core divisions operating worldwide: Global Planning, Global Sales and Hospitality, offering clients and partners a 360-degree platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning, and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment.


Global Attractions is the newest business vertical and is quickly expanding. Starting with One World Observatory sitting high above Manhattan at the top of the tallest building in the Western hemisphere and now expanding all over the world, the Attractions vertical brings together all of Legends 360-degree capabilities to develop unparalleled experience in one awe-inspiring space, featuring some of the most spectacular views and newest technology around the world. For each location, we operate the tour experience, ticket sales, hospitality offerings, special events, and sponsorship - all to elevate the guest experience at the top. Some of the venues include One World Observatory in NYC, OUE Skyspace in LA, The Observation Deck at CEB Tower, The View at the Shard in London, Sky View Observatory in Seattle, Skyrise Miami, and more.


Positioned on floor 64 of the World Trade Center. The Durst Organization has created Well& By Durst for the many people who come together under our roofs to work, play, live and thrive.  Well& By Durst is a constantly evolving experience designed to energize, inspire, and connect our guests in a healthy and productive environment.  Make Well& By Durst your own.


The Events & Catering Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing a wide range of support duties related to the daily event needs, operations, sales and marketing of Well& by Durst. The Events & Catering Coordinator should be professional, self-motivated, and positive.


  • Assist with planning, organizing, and executing events and tenant programming
  • Lead the coordination and event execution process for tenant programming and events
  • Assist in maintaining and organizing Tripleseat and Revel to monitor client, vendor and menu data
  • Create and update event records using TripleSeat on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Monitor preferred vendor contracts, invoices and payments for all contracted vendor fees
  • Work with property management to monitor and update insurance documents for new and existing event vendors
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and implement innovative event designs and menu concepts
  • Create engaging text, image and video content for all Well& by Durst marketing media platforms that sustains readers’ curiosity, builds brand awareness and image
  • Assist in the development of new sales programs and initiatives
  • Always maintains positive public relations with inter-departmental and outside contacts
  • Provide excellent customer service


  • 1-2 years of related events experience preferably in NYC based venues
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience in events or hospitality
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus
  • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills
  • Expertise and full understanding of web based and marketing media platforms
  • Detail oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with others, comfortable taking initiative
  • Desire to be an industry leader
  • Excellent customer service skills, display a genuine desire to help people
  • Professional image and demeanor
  • Flexible schedule as needed on weekends, holidays as well as morning or evening hours


$24/hour + a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401(k) plan.


Location: On Site

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.


  • 1 - 2 years: NYC-based events experience


  • High School or better in Other or related field
  • High School or better


  • Customer Service
  • Team Work
  • Communication


  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help