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JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Food & Beverages Manager, the Event Sales Coordinator is responsible for the event sales at Villa Olivia’s exquisite banquet facility. Examples of duties include, but are not limited to:
-Identify new leads and generate sales for increased business.
-Build community relationships through face-to-face meetings, networking groups, calling on local businesses.
-Book and schedule banquets, meetings, golf outings, and all events at Villa Olivia.
-Coordinate and oversee banquet arrangements, golf outings, and other types of events/parties.
-Collaborate with Food & Beverage Manager to create new feature events. -Respond to requests from customers on their needs, or any additional special needs. -Responsible for marketing to include wedding shows, on-line presence, and social media. -Oversee the sales office including supervision and leadership of part time Sales Assistants.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must have an Associate’s degree with major course work in sales, hospitality management, business, or related field. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in event sales, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training required. The best candidates will have an outgoing personality and possess excellent customer service, communication, and computer skills with proven experience in social media. Must be able to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE: Manager – Sports Region D
Position Overview: The Region Manager is primarily responsible for providing support to the Region staff to help ensure that the Region has the proper procedures in place to assist Special Olympics Illinois in achieving the Big Three Key Objectives. This manager position is an Entry Level Position and will have a sports focus.
Primary Responsibilities • Actively work with the Region Director to achieve Region-Specific, strategic goals to ensure progress toward the Big Three Key Objectives and to protect the financial integrity of the organization • Manages sports programming in assigned Region, including but not limited to: Special Olympics Illinois sanctioned traditional competitions and time-trials, Unified Sports competitions and demonstrations, Young Athlete culminating events, outreach efforts to underserved populations, committee development, volunteer management, public relations, public awareness and education and family involvement • Supports state-level events within and outside Region as needed • Provides sports training opportunities and coach certification training schools for coaches and volunteers • Drives key volunteer committee development and recruitment • Manages volunteers as well as part-time, full-time and/or temporary employees as needed • Provide support in case of staffing vacancies in assigned Region
Qualifications/Skills and Knowledge Requirements: ● Bachelor’s degree strongly recommended ● Excellent, adaptive computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office products ● Ability to work independently without close oversight, but also a team player who productively engages with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Special Olympics Illinois ● High energy and passion for Special Olympics mission ● Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere ● Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail ● Customer focus ● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral as well as receptive (listening)
Essential Functions: ● Monday through Friday with frequent evenings and weekends as position demands ● Independent in-state travel required, including some overnight and weekend travel Physical mobility required: must be able to climb stairs, assist in set-up and breakdown at events, stand or sit for long periods of time, and load and unload vehicles ● Medium work required, which involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; includes sedentary and light work ● Close visual acuity required to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; operating motor vehicles ● First Aid/CPR Training and Certification required; must be able and willing to effectively administer First Aid/CPR on-site during events ● Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required ● Based out of Region D office located at 1644 N Honore St, Chicago IL ● To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to Brenden Cannon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package
About Cantigny Park & the Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Cantigny Park, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is the 500-acre Wheaton estate of Robert R. McCormick. It is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitors Center with banquet and dining facilities.
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is dedicated to fostering communities of educated, informed, and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic grant-making and Cantigny Park, the Foundation works to make life better in Chicagoland. The McCormick Foundation, among the nation's largest foundations with more than $1.5 billion in assets, was established in 1955 upon the death of Col. Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Foundation awards about $55 million a year across five grantmaking program areas.
The Visitor Service and Safety Officer ensures the security and safety of the staff and visitors, and the physical assets of Cantigny Park. This position also supports the implementation of the Foundation’s special events and programs throughout the year. The ideal candidate has experience in visitor services, security, parks and recreation, or other related fields; and is committed to providing a high level of customer service to visitors.
We are looking to fill four positions:
Monitor the security and communications equipment in the Operation Center following standard procedures as outlined in the general and specific orders Respond to fire and burglar alarms and follow established procedures Become knowledgeable in a wide range of information regarding the McCormick Foundation to relay accurate and timely information to visitor inquiries While on patrol, make continual security and safety checks of all facilities and grounds and report all findings to the operations officer. Document all incidents and communicate with supervisors if required. Assist in the implementation of the special activities program to include but not limited to, set up and break down, assisting vendors with transporting supplies, moving tables/chairs and putting up tents Use established crowd control and parking procedures when required Enforce all Cantigny rules and regulations Be able and willing to make foot patrols in all weather conditions Operate the cash register in the park entrance booth Be knowledgeable in procedures for all shifts if required to work them Respond to visitor assistance calls to include first aid, tram service, motorist assist and any other assistance issues that arise Perform light maintenance on the grounds when required Assist the Cleaning Team with trash removal when required Answer the main Cantigny phone line in the absence of the Park Registrar Participate in an on-going professional development program with the guidance of your supervisor Provide for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training, knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor
Experience in visitor service, security, parks and recreation, safety or related field Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills; must be proficient in English Basic computer skills Must be able to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift at least 70 lbs. to just above the waist Must find satisfaction in working with the public and possess an outgoing, friendly, courteous, and enthusiastic personality Valid Illinois driver's license Must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays Must become trained in in First Aid, C.P.R. and Automated External Defibrillator and maintain valid certification Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training and become a mandated reporter All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
To apply: submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Cantigny Park and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.
TITLE: Recreation Facility Maintenance Associate (FLSA non-exempt) R 4.13
SUPERVISOR: Recreation Facility Maintenance Manager
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
-Currently attending High School or High School graduate preferred.
-Must be at least 18 years old.
-Dependability, punctuality, courtesy and the ability to complete assigned tasks in a safe, complete and positive manner alone, with WPD staff and Board members with general public and patrons present.
-Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.
-CPR/AED certification is preferred.
-Year round part time, scheduled during normal CRC hours of operation.
-Minimum of 2 8 hour shifts per week on departmental needs determined by the Recreation Facility Maintenance Manager.
-An average of 28 hours per week.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Assists in the performance of preventative maintenance on a scheduled and seasonal basis.
-Assists in the set-up/break-down of all general use areas, to include tables, chairs, audio-visual equipment and sound equipment.
-Operates audio-visual and sound equipment as required.
-Provides custodial service for the CRC facility.
-Custodial tasks include, but are not limited to cleaning floors (vinyl and carpet and wood), windows, lavatories, shower/locker facilities, windows; emptying trash; dusting furniture; and arranging for occasional contract cleaning services; e.g., draperies. In outdoor areas, emptying of trash receptacles, cleaning of water fountains and cleaning of outdoor furniture.
-Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
-Supports and exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.
RATE OF PAY: $12.00 - $13.00 an hour DOE
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field required. Candidate should possess strong leadership, customer service, and management and organization skills. A valid Illinois driver’s license is necessary. First Aid/CPR/AED certified or the ability to obtain once hired. Please submit cover letter and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Summary: The Supervisor is also responsible for creating, planning, organizing, staffing, implementing, budgeting and evaluating the following program areas: Cultural Arts, Youth and Adult Athletics, Special Events and General Interest. Along with coordinating inclusion requests, creating new creative programs/events seasonally, and being fiscal responsibility. Full Job Description available upon request.