Special Event Attendant
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Wichita, KS 67217
Special Event Attendant
Location: Wichita, KS
Shift/Hours: Part time as needed
Travel Requirement: <10%
BrightWater Bay, a local Wichita venue, is looking for energetic individuals who will provide a welcoming environment for guests. This person will cover trade shows, events and be an ambassador for the BrightWater Bay team! Attention to detail is mandatory for this position. The ability to think on your feet and solve problems quickly is a plus. The job requires flexibility in hours including nights and weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include, but may not be limited to the following:
•Act as the director of first impressions for the property and represent the company in a professional manner.
Assist Venue Manager with choosing locations, dates, menus and preparing guests lists
Make lists of what needs to be done prior to event and what needs to be left immediately before
•Set up Events
Arrive to locations early to ensure that needed items are ready to go
•Interact with Guests
Be knowledgeable about what BrightWater Bay has to offer
Skilled mingling during events to ensure guest satisfaction
Ensure guests are comfortable
Make sure activities go as scheduled
•Supervise Food Service
Communicate with catering company about what is needed for each event
Assist in times of need
•Support Event Staff
Depending on the type of event, there can be staff members to direct and manage, and the even host often assists event organizers with staff support.
•We’re all salespeople, all the time. We must strive to show the world what we are good at and reinforce that at every opportunity.
•High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
•Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills required.
•Customer service skills
•Strong detail orientation
•Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the Wichita region.
•Ability to work well in a team environment.
Job Specific Competencies
Interpersonal Skills- interacting with guests is a huge part of this job, must be able to get along with and relate to people from a variety backgrounds
Organization Skills- must be well organized and focused to make sure the event is well coordinated
Problem Solving Skills- it is inevitable that sometimes will not go as planned during an even, but the host must be able to solve any issues that arise
Poise- interacting with guests at an upscale event takes a certain level of composure and dignity. BrightWater Bay wants event attendants who have a neat appearance and who can be charming, witty, and graceful when it comes to dealing with others
Communication Skills- the event attendant talks to everyone who is involved in planning and executing an event. They need good listening skills and the ability to direct staff, greet guests and answer questions
Multitasking- an event attendant needs to simultaneously assist and interact with guests and answer questions
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms and push and pull. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.