Employment at UMC
A list of current opportunities

Catering Coordinator

We are currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic Catering Coordinator to manage our facility event catering orders, inventory & food vendors. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service and maintaining vendor/partner relationships for memorable events that are of the highest quality. S/he should be passionate about hospitality, detail oriented, and highly creative. This role requires excellent leadership skills and the ability to juggling and delegating multiple responsibilities while overseeing the big picture. If this sounds like an opportunity that excites you, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Duties & Responsibilities

• Strong critical thinking ability with a creative mindset to solve problems efficiently and quickly under pressure.

• Familiarity with all stages of planning, design and production of events

• Assist Events Manager and department staff with weekly BEO meeting and compilation of BEO packet.

• Manage and forecast inventory. Keep accurate inventory records.

• Maintain and utilize stock according to expiration dates and properly rotate it out during events.

• Ability to successfully managing all elements within time limits and on budget.

• Work directly with the Food & Beverage Events Manager with inquiries, and proposals as well as contracts and detailed event orders.

• Liaise with events team, vendors/partners and employees to accurately fulfill opportunities and ensure customer satisfaction.

• Ability to conduct market research, gather information, research vendors, and negotiate contracts.

• Commitment to innovation; eagerness to share ideas on how to improve services provided and event quality.

• Management and oversight skills to manage facilities food and beverage inventory, multiple selling stations, point of sale systems, cash bars, icing schedules and much more.

• Commitment to compliance with insurance, legal, DABC, health and safety obligations at all times.

• Leadership and team management skills to clearly articulate staff requirements and coordinate their activities.

• Cooperative attitude and willingness to help and collaborate with other teams, such as sales, marketing, custodial and maintenance.

• Ability to handle dissatisfied customers and vendors with positivity and proactiveness.

• Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure.

• Proactive approach to handling any challenges that might arise and ability to quickly troubleshoot any problems on the event day.

• Desire for continued improvement, exemplified by conducting pre- and post-event evaluations and reporting on outcomes.

• Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues.

• Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse clients.

• Ability to delegate fulfillment tasks to other staff members where necessary.

• Strong knowledge of venues and vendor offerings while taking clients on tours of venue possibilities.

• Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports.

• Anticipating and planning for possible different scenarios.

• Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events.

• Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans to client and vendors.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

• Proven successful work experience as a food and beverage coordinator or organizer.

• Creative, impressive portfolio of previously managed events (e.g. product launches, weddings, board meetings, conferences, parties, corporate events).

• Outstanding time management and communication skills.

• Solid marketing and sales skills and proven ability to build fruitful business relationships.

• Exceptional multi-tasking skills to manage multiple projects independently and consistently.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with all relevant technology.

• Willingness to submit professional references from previous clients.

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Customer Experience Manager

The Kart Center at Utah Motorsports Campus is the region's only outdoor, high-speed karting operation located at a race track facility.  The Center includes a multi-configurable race-spec kart track, supermoto track, off-road loop, and full-service building.  The hub of operations is the Kart Center Building.  All race and kart concession functions are operated out of the Center, which also includes food and drink service, arcade, retail sales, and related functions.

 

The Customer Experience Manager is responsible for managing the overall operations of the kart center, including all functions inside the kart center building, as well as all outside track operations.  This person is responsible for providing an extraordinary guest experience.  To fulfill that role, the Manager must be able to manage staff and supervisors, create a vision for business development, and work closely with senior management to increase revenues and enhance the customer experience.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

• Staffing duties including: recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, disciplining, and terminating.

• Creation of staff training plan and review/discipline policies.

• Cash handling duties including preparation of tills, change fund maintenance, and preparation of deposits.

• Ensuring that cashier personnel adhere to correct cash handling procedures and sell effectively.

• Ensuring that track personnel run races safely, efficiently and professionally.

• Ensuring that mechanic personnel maintain the karts in peak working condition.

• Ensuring that all staff are strictly adhering to company policies and providing outstanding customer service.

• Using Clubspeed or equivalent kart center software programs to track usage, expenses, and personnel.

• Corresponding with and providing regular reports to senior management.

• Expanding the marketing and promotional presence of the UMC Kart Track.

• Maintaining the effective operational feasibility of the center.

• Maintaining the highest standard of facility appearance.

• Responsible for budget creation and effective expense management.

 

Job Requirements

• Must have 5+ years of management experience and a successful track record, preferably in the following fields: Kart or Race Track, Restaurant, Entertainment, Hospitality, Bowling Alleys, Amusement Parks, Miniature Golf.

• Degree in Business and/or Hospitality preferred.

• Computer literate, with ability to learn new programs and applications.

• Must be able to safely lift/push/pull heavy objects on an ongoing basis.

• Great customer service skills, including ability to handle dissatisfied guests with professionalism and courtesy.

• Understanding of basic risk management concepts and demonstrated ability to focus on guest and staff safety.

• Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays.

• Must be at least 21 years of age.

• A Drug Test and Background Check may be required prior to employment.

• Provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

 

Compensation

• Competitive salary and bonuses make up an attractive compensation package.

• Medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Paid vacation.

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Events Hostess

We are currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic Event Hostess/Coordinator to help fulfill and coordinate events from conception through to completion. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service and organizing unique, memorable events that are of the highest quality. S/he should be passionate about hospitality, detail oriented, and highly creative. This role requires excellent attention to detail and the ability to juggling multiple responsibilities while overseeing the big picture. If this sounds like an opportunity that excites you, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Duties & Responsibilities 

• Familiarity with all stages of planning, design, and production of events

• Ability to successfully fulfill all elements within time limits.

• Liaise with sales team, event sponsors and clients to accurately identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction.

• Excellent communication skills, providing feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders.

• Commitment to innovation; eagerness to share ideas on how to improve services provided and event quality.

• Management and oversight skills to manage facilities and all event details including decor, catering, entertainment, guest lists, transportation, venue preparation, special guest requirements, all necessary equipment, promotional and marketing materials, etc.

• Commitment to compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations at all times.

• Leadership and team skills to clearly articulate event requirements and coordinate activities.

• Cooperative attitude and willingness to help and collaborate with other team members, such as sales, marketing, custodial and maintenance.

• Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure.

• Proactive approach to handling any challenges that might arise and ability to quickly troubleshoot any problems that should arise on the event day.

• Desire for continued improvement, exemplified by conducting pre- and post-event evaluations and reporting on outcomes.

• Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse clients.

• Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list.

• Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers.

• Issuing invoices and adding additional products to contracts.

• Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down.

• Anticipating and planning for possible different scenarios.

• Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events.

• Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans to client and vendors.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

• Proven successful work experience as an event planner or organizer

• Creative, impressive portfolio of previously managed events (e.g. product launches, weddings, board meetings, conferences, parties, corporate events).

• Outstanding time management and communication skills.

• Solid marketing and sales skills and proven ability to build fruitful business relationships.

• Exceptional multi-tasking skills to manage multiple projects independently and consistently.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with all relevant technology.

 • Willingness to submit professional references from previous clients.

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Events Manager

We are currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic Events Manager Extraordinaire to manage the events team, and produce events from conception through to completion. The ideal candidate will be committed to leading within the department, providing outstanding customer service and organizing unique, memorable events that are of the highest quality. S/he should be organized, passionate about hospitality, detail oriented, and highly creative. This role requires excellent leadership skills and the ability to juggling and delegating multiple responsibilities while overseeing the big picture. If this sounds like an opportunity that excites you, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assists Director with department development and improvement of fulfillment policies and procedures that ensure consistent extraordinary guest experience.

• Performs quarterly employee reviews, training and assists with hiring.

• Familiarity with all stages of planning, design and production of events

• Ability to successfully managing all elements within time limits and on budget.

• Oversees the planning of vendors orders for all daily events.

• Monitors the master events calendar and department salesforce opportunities.

• Responsible for managing the teams daily performance and event execution.

• Liaise with sales team, event sponsors and clients to accurately identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction.

• Ability to conduct market research, gather information, research vendors, and negotiate contracts.

• Excellent communication skills, providing feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders.

• Commitment to innovation; eagerness to share ideas on how to improve services provided and event quality.

• Management and oversight skills to manage facilities and all event details including decor, catering, entertainment, guest lists, transportation, venue preparation, special guest requirements, all necessary equipment, promotional and marketing materials, etc.

• Commitment to compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations at all times.

• Leadership and team management skills to clearly articulate staff requirements and coordinate their activities.

• Cooperative attitude and willingness to help and collaborate with other teams, such as sales, marketing, custodial and maintenance.

• Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure.

• Proactive approach to handling any challenges that might arise and ability to quickly troubleshoot any problems that should arise on the event day.

• Desire for continued improvement, exemplified by conducting pre- and post–event evaluations and reporting on outcomes.

• Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues.

• Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse clients.

• Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list.

• Ability to delegate event planning tasks to other staff members where necessary.

• Strong knowledge of venues and vendor offerings while taking clients on tours of venue possibilities.

• Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers.

• Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports.

• Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down.

• Anticipating and planning for possible different scenarios.

• Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events.

• Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans to client and vendors.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

• Proven successful work experience as an event planner or organizer

• Creative, impressive portfolio of previously managed events (e.g. product launches, weddings, board meetings, conferences, parties, corporate events).

• Outstanding time management and communication skills.

• Solid marketing and sales skills and proven ability to build fruitful business relationships.

• Exceptional multi-tasking skills to manage multiple projects independently and consistently.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with all relevant technology.

• Willingness to submit professional references from previous clients.

• BS in Event Management or related field.

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Event Planner

We are currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic Event Planner to manage and produce events from conception through to completion. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing outstanding customer service and organizing unique, memorable events that are of the highest quality. S/he should be passionate about hospitality, detail oriented, and highly creative. This role requires excellent leadership skills and the ability to juggling and delegating multiple responsibilities while overseeing the big picture. If this sounds like an opportunity that excites you, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Duties & Responsibilities

• Familiarity with all stages of planning, design and production of events

• Ability to successfully managing all elements within time limits and on budget.

• Liaise with sales team, event sponsors and clients to accurately identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction.

• Ability to conduct market research, gather information, research vendors, and negotiate contracts.

• Excellent communication skills, providing feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders.

• Commitment to innovation; eagerness to share ideas on how to improve services provided and event quality.

• Management and oversight skills to manage facilities and all event details including decor, catering, entertainment, guest lists, transportation, venue preparation, special guest requirements, all necessary equipment, promotional and marketing materials, etc.

• Commitment to compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations at all times.

• Leadership and team management skills to clearly articulate staff requirements and coordinate their activities.

• Cooperative attitude and willingness to help and collaborate with other teams, such as sales, marketing, custodial and maintenance.

• Positive attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure.

• Proactive approach to handling any challenges that might arise and ability to quickly troubleshoot any problems that should arise on the event day.

• Desire for continued improvement, exemplified by conducting pre- and post-event evaluations and reporting on outcomes.

• Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues.

• Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse clients.

• Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list.

• Ability to delegate event planning tasks to other staff members where necessary.

• Strong knowledge of venues and vendor offerings while taking clients on tours of venue possibilities.

• Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers.

• Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports.

• Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down.

• Anticipating and planning for possible different scenarios.

• Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events.

• Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans to client and vendors.

 

Requirements & Qualifications

• Proven successful work experience as an event planner or organizer

• Creative, impressive portfolio of previously managed events (e.g. product launches, weddings, board meetings, conferences, parties, corporate events).

• Outstanding time management and communication skills.

• Solid marketing and sales skills and proven ability to build fruitful business relationships.

• Exceptional multi-tasking skills to manage multiple projects independently and consistently.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with all relevant technology.

• Willingness to submit professional references from previous clients.

• BS in Event Management or related field.

Apply Now