Jobs

EVENT COORDINATOR

POSITION OBJECTIVE
We are currently looking for a positive, results-focused Event Coordinator experienced in the industry and looking to manage events from small private affairs to full service weddings. This candidate should have a natural affinity for an intentional yet fast-paced environment, a proven track record for thinking on their feet and the ability to understand and execute a client’s needs while leveraging our team and resources at Chive.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– Direct contact for definite clients
– Manage existing agreed upon contracts as well coordinate edits and or additions
– Educate and guide definite clients through the Chive planning process
– Manage clients, vendors and Chive team members according to deadlines
– Manage as-needed, day-of event insurances, permits and licenses pertinent to each event
– Manage Vendor payments
– Manage “final balance” and “settle-up” client billing
– Schedule landmark meetings with clients as well as maintain open communication/ as-needed calls.
– Lead weekly internal logistics meeting with Kitchen Manager and Event Designer
– Ensure that everything promised to the client is delivered
– Work as Event Leader as scheduled

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– Motivated to work in a environmental and community minded company!
– Strong organizational, administrative, communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
– Highly detail oriented
– Strong interest and ability to work in a collaborative, team environment
– Self-motivated
– Friendly and professional demeanor, positive outlook, enthusiastic, high energy
– Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays
– Comfortable with Apple products

COMPENSATION
– Please enquire!

HOW TO APPLY
– email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– February 20th, 2016


 

Sous Chef

POSITION OBJECTIVE
We are currently looking for a sous chef who is motivated to be part of a mission driven kitchen. Has experience with artisan food, preserving, baking, from scratch cook (no recipe cooking), sustainable farming, organic food, seasonal and local cuisine, global flavors.

This candidate will work directly with the ​Owner and ​Head Chef primarily doing food preparation; load out and food set up for events; compiling, recording, and testing recipes; as well as formalizing and maintaining our inventory system and kitchen operations systems. If you have a passion for real New England seasonal cooking, made from scratch and are looking for an experience to grow and hone your skills then welcome to Chive!

We are a collaborative team, however the sous chef’s role will be heavily responsible for leading the kitchen team on cook days. This requires that you be a good teacher, self starter, compassionate, calm and direct.

Do you do well under pressure and can maintain a respectful, calm demeanor and a “we can do anything” attitude? Our events are off site, they are long days, in the heat of the Summer, in locations that are less than ideal, but we have a ton of fun! Each event has it’s own quirks and being flexible and team oriented is a must! This position has a ton of opportunity for growth for the proven candidate. Our business is growing and we are excited to bring on new team members to be part of the party!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-lead kitchen prep team on cook days
-lead kitchen at off site events
-maintain a clean and orderly kitchen
-see opportunities and act
-keeping stock inventory
-preparation of food for all events
-organizing and packing for off site events

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
-Strong knowledge of many different cuisines and flavors
-exceptional pallette
– Strong organizational, leadership, administrative, communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
– Strong problem-solving skills and able to troubleshoot and prioritize in the midst of an event in a fluid, professional manner
– Strong interest and ability working in a collaborative team environment
-Strong interest in sustainable agriculture and environmental impacts
-Self-motivated
-Friendly and professional demeanor, positive outlook, enthusiastic, high energy
-Comfortable working with individuals and groups of diverse backgrounds
-Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays

PHYSICAL FACTORS
-Able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
-Able to lift 50 lbs
-High Energy

COMPENSATION
-Based on experience, please inquire.

HOW TO APPLY
-email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– on-going


Event Design & Floral Support

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Our design support team works with local, seasonal florals, found objects, vintage collections and loads of creativity to bring each event’s unique aesthetic to life. From chalk-board art and floral design to custom design pieces, this team works in a collaborative environment to deliver design contracts for our enthusiastic clients. If you are creative, fast paced and motivated to learn more about a team that values eco-design, apply for this position!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– clean and prep design elements in the week leading up to each event. (ex: prepping vases for floral design, prepping flowers before arranging, counting and packaging candles for transportation)
– layout + execution of chalkboard signage
– assist in arranging florals
– packaging florals for transportation
– adhering to zero waste practices
– assist in construction of custom-made design elements (ex: handcrafted wedding altar)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– positive
– prompt
– calm yet paced
– ability to be led
– collaborative
– creative and resourceful
– good eye for enhancing natural elements in an intentional yet simple way
– desire to learn and grow eco-design knowledge
– flexible hours

PHYSICAL FACTORS
– able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
– able to carry heavy tables, chairs, cases of beverages and other items as part of setting up and breaking down events.

COMPENSATION
– Please enquire!

HOW TO APPLY
– email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– March 20th


 

Event Cook

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Chive cooks are an integral part of making our events authentic and unique. Your responsibilities as a Chive cook at events, include the set-up and breakdown of kitchen spaces designed specifically for that affair. You would also be responsible for providing the warm, knowledgeable and professional service to guests and other Chive team members that our company is known for. You will be expected to speak to the ingredients used in each dish and the farms or makers they have been sourced from. In our kitchen, you are asked to work collaboratively, positively and efficiently. We offer an inviting work atmosphere that fosters teamwork, local food knowledge and exceptional experiences for all working or attending events.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– kitchen and event food prep
– act as second chef at events
– packing for and setting up at events
– preparation of menus to Chive standards, many times without written recipes
– washing dishes
– cleaning and organizing food prep areas
– post event kitchen cleaning
– meat, vegetable, fish, soup, and sauce food prep
– assist in recipe logging
– other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– knowledge of our local food system and strong sense of seasonal ingredients
– personable
– motivated
– reliable
– ability to be lead and directed
– excellent time management
– ability to follow through on tasks
– flexible work schedule
– has experience cooking for a restaurant or preferably event setting
– keeps a tidy & cleanly work space
– strong sense of spacial reasoning is beneficial
– maintaining a zero waste kitchen & event – (composting and recycling only)
– open to cooking dishes without written recipes

PHYSICAL FACTORS
-Able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
-Able to lift 50 lbs
-High Energy
COMPENSATION
-Based on experience, please inquire.

HOW TO APPLY
-email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– on-going


 

Event Leader

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Are you a calm yet captivating leader with an ability to bring people together around a common goal? Do you have the ability to see the importance of the big picture as clearly as the smaller details? Are you motivated by empowering others to succeed in executing tasks while on a timeline? Do you have a desire to be a part of events that have a greater impact on your environment and community? If your head is nodding yes with enthusiasm as you read this, please apply for the Chive Event Leader position. We need you on our team!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– contact the client prior to the event to introduce yourself as their event leader
– review the event booking prior to the event date
– review the pack-list for your event assigned by the Operations Manager
– review the team scheduled to work the event so familiar with the dynamics
– account for the team members scheduled to work each event
– direct team set-up according to the floor plans and supporting documented specifics
– manage the team to the event schedule/timeline
– manage the event to Chive’s zero waste standards
– check-in with the client and other vendors to ensure expectations are met/ maintained
– manage breakdown of the event (note that the venue is left to Chive’s cleanly standards)
– manage clean-up & unpacking at the Chive Kitchen
– be sure all team members clock-in + clock-out
– complete event review form before clocking out

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot and prioritize in the midst of an event in a fluid, professional manner
– food service experience
– management experience
– personable
– prompt
– highly motivated
– reliable
– flexible hours
– good sense of spacial reasoning/event design

PHYSICAL FACTORS
– able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
– able to carry heavy tables, chairs, cases of beverages and other items as part of setting up and breaking down events.

COMPENSATION
– Please enquire!

HOW TO APPLY
– email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– March 1st, 2016


 

Server

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Chive servers are an integral part of making our events authentic and unique. Your responsibilities as a Chive Server would include the setup and breakdown of guest seating, cocktail tables, and clearing stations that have been designed specifically for that event. You would also be responsible for providing the warm, knowledgeable and professional service to guests and other Chive team members that our company is known for. We offer an inviting work atmosphere that fosters teamwork, local food knowledge and exceptional experiences for all working or attending events.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– review the menu + bar offerings prior to the event set-up
– compose each events layout based on the master floor plan and supporting sub-plans provided by event leader specific for each event.
– Servers are in charge of the following components – tables, linens, glassware, serve-ware, and zero waste management on site at events.
– must have the event components in place and ready for service 30 minutes before the event start time for a review with all team members
– serve all guests with enthusiasm and professionalism
– ability to speak to the local offerings and house made ingredients served

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– knowledge of food (bonus if you have knowledge of local & or sustainably produced offerings from the New England Region)
– personable
– motivated
– prompt
– reliable
– flexible work schedule, particularly Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
– has experience serving in either a restaurant or event setting

PHYSICAL FACTORS
– able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
– able to carry heavy tables, chairs, cases of beverages and other items as part of setting up and breaking down events.

COMPENSATION
– Please enquire!

HOW TO APPLY
– email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com

DEADLINE
– On-Going


 

Bartender

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Our bartenders are a friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating staple at each Chive event. Your responsibilities would include the setup and breakdown of bar tables, linens & beverages on each unique bar that has been designed specifically for that event. You would also be responsible for providing the warm, knowledgeable and professional service to guests and other Chive team members that our company is known for. We offer an inviting work atmosphere that fosters teamwork, local food knowledge and exceptional experiences for all working or attending events.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– review of the bar offerings prior to the event set-up
– compose each events bar set-up based on the floor plan and design mock-up provided by event designer specific for each event
– Bar tenders are in charge of the following components – tables, linens, glassware, alcoholics, nonalcoholics, bar fruit & or garnishes
– must have the bar set-up complete 30 minutes before the event start time for a review with all team members
– expected to serve all guests with enthusiasm and professionalism
– ability to speak to the local offerings and house made ingredients

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS + REQUIREMENTS
– knowledge of wine, spirits & beer (bonus if you have knowledge of local & or sustainably produced offerings from the New England Region)
– personable
– motivated
– reliable
– has experience bartending in either a restaurant or event setting
– tips certified & or servsafe alcohol certified – not required but is a bonus
– has the ability to maintain a clean and attractive bar space

PHYSICAL FACTORS
– able to be active and standing for extended periods of time.
– able to carry heavy tables, chairs, cases of beverages and other items as part of setting up and breaking down events.

COMPENSATION
– Please enquire!

HOW TO APPLY
– email : Opportunities@ChiveEvents.com