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253 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA

4157963757

Solutions for private events of under 40 people: a downtown San Francisco venue, event services, and a sharp collection of rentals.

Event Associate & Office Manager

 Photo: Bethany Carlson

Photo: Bethany Carlson

 
 

Event Associate & Office Manager

 

Term

This is a part-time position (15-25 hours per week), with the potential for more hours or to grow into a full-time role.

 

Responsibilities

The goal is to enable guests and clients to enjoy their time together in a beautiful and well-run setting, and to enable our team, partners, and vendors to perform at their best through operational and administrative support. 

Provide administrative support: 

  • Mail, data entry/editing, filing/scanning, etc. 
  • Managing inventory: picking up or ordering supplies, organizing/monitoring stock
  • Schedule and perform/manage periodic projects (such as repainting, deep cleaning, etc.) as well as occasional projects (such as repairs, moving, etc.), scheduling and coordinating with outside professionals as needed.

Manage events:

  • Prior to events: set up (using checklist), take inventory, stock
  • During events: give a tour to the chef(s), ring in guests, help clients and chefs with questions and troubleshooting, provide supplies as needed, watch for security and safety issues, office work. 
  • After events: clean up (using checklist), and close up. 

 

Hours & Pay

Hours are determined by events, but expected to be 15-25 hours per week, often evening hours. This may vary each week according to needs and we can be flexible in most cases.  

Please let us know anytime you have a block of time coming up that you need off with at least 14 days’ advance notice. 

This position is paid hourly, and pay depends on experience and skills.

 

Requirements

We’ll expect you to work with the following qualities:

  • Reliability; for example, following directions and schedules accurately
  • A sense of efficiency (and urgency where needed); for example, getting work done on time, or avoiding unnecessary back-and-forth communication.
  • Trustworthiness; being honest when mistakes are made, and keeping our operations, business practices, and client/pricing information discreet and confidential.
  • Motivation to learn quickly; for example, applying instruction as soon as it is communicated and retaining the instruction for all future cases. 
  • True attention to detail; for example, seeing damaged items and taking care of them before clients would see them.
  • A proactive approach to improving the business; for example, contributing ideas to improve our business and processes.
  • Resourcefulness.

The following skills and abilities are necessary:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and graciously in writing and orally
  • Well-developed empathetical skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Requires walking, stooping, pushing, carrying 40 lbs, climbing, bending, and lifting
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Requires computer skills: GSuite and basic SaaS (we will provide the training as needed)
  • A current driver’s license, a clean driving record, and preferably a car

 

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter to let us know why you are interested in this position and what you feel you will most contribute to our company. Include a favorite quote, and email it to info@cookhousesf.com.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!