The Culinary Vegetable Institute (CVI) in Milan, Ohio attracts some of the country's best known chefs to demonstrate their culinary skills for connoisseurs of fine food. The CVI also serves as a meeting and conference facility, planning and training center, wedding reception facility and an attraction for chefs who want to learn about the wide assortment of unique vegetables available from nearby Chef's Garden. The modern and beautiful facility is nestled in a scenic rural setting making it an idyllic place to visit or work. We take pride in offering our guests service that exceeds their expectations. This requires making our services known to potential customers, building relationships with them, understanding their needs and responding effectively.
We currently have a full time career opportunity available as an Event Sales, Marketing & Coordination Manager. The successful candidate will be required to communicate and follow-up with potential and current customers; prepare proposals and contracts; and coordinate details and logistics for events to meet the needs and expectations of our customers.
- Implement goals and strategies defined in the Business and Marketing Plans for the CVI.
- To sell, market and coordinate events, functions and/or classes in accordance with strategies formulated.
- Responsible for all CVI marketing efforts and initiatives to include member newsletters, pictures, brochures, website, etc. under the Direction of the Board.
- Coordinate and manage event planning/event with Board, chef and staff.
Must have an Associates Degree in Marketing or related field and two years of event planning experience.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Publisher, Front Page and Print Shop (or equivalent programs). Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.