director of sales and catering co owner resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly energetic, people oriented professional with over 20 years of success in building sustainable relationships and exceptional customer service with communities, high level clients, charitable organizations, corporations and vendors through marketing, sales and event planning.

  • Strong Organizational and Planning Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Vendor and Contract Negotiations
  • Professional Relationship Building and Networking
  • Business growth
  • Event Planning
  • Social Media
  • Project Management
Work History
06/2018 to Current Director of Sales and Catering/Co-Owner Boyne Resorts | Novi, MI,
  • Work closely with clients to understand their requirements, preferences and budgets when creating menus, delivering quotes and coordinating their events
  • Promote business weekly through multiple social media outlets, including distribution of weekly email with information on meal delivery, catering menus and special events
  • Network with previous and current clients, local businesses and community to increase client base
  • Work with clients from beginning to end of each event working with budgets and deadlines, creating menus, and managing event from set up to tear down
  • Hire and manage all serving staff for events.
06/2013 to 01/2018 Director of Sales and Catering/Business Co-Owner FM Provisions | City, STATE,
  • Built catering business through word of mouth and relationship building with neighbors, local schools, parent-teacher organizations, non-profit organizations and local businesses
  • Assisted in creation of logo, website and branding materials with objective of growing business and gaining recognition in local market
  • Created and distributed weekly emails and social media blast pertaining to weekly meal delivery, catering and special events
  • Worked closely with clients, vendors and farmers to build sustainable relationships
  • Worked with clients from beginning to end of each event working with budgets and deadlines, creating menus, and managing event from set up to tear down
  • Hired and trained all staff for kitchen, events and daily deliveries
  • Collaborated with Highland Park Independent School District Transition Program hiring two of their special needs students and working with them daily to be successful with their job by teaching them skills to be successful in the workforce
08/2010 to 09/2017 Administrative Assistant/ Admissions Assistant Wesley Prep | City, STATE,
  • Worked daily with Director and Administrative team on admissions, capital fund raising campaign, parent teacher organizations, staff training and development
  • Handled all admissions paperwork and files, scheduled testing and teacher visitation for potential students, communicated with parents on admission requirements and student acceptance
  • Assisted with open house coffees welcoming new prospective families and giving tours of the school
  • Worked closely with parent volunteers on capital campaign and other yearly fundraiser and special events
  • Responsible for ordering of all curriculum, art supplies, snacks and classroom furniture for Mother's Day Out and Preschool
  • Organized and implemented professional development for all Mother's Day Out and Preschool Staff
  • Hired and trained all substitute teachers as well as responsible for obtaining daily substitutes for all teachers in Preschool- 6th grade
  • Obtained director's license to better assist director with necessary state requirements and daily organization of Mother's Day Out and Preschool
  • Maintained all files of staff and school in accordance with State of Texas Child-Care Licensing Division standards, rules and laws
08/2003 to 08/2010 General Manager Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine, Urbane & Cafe Nola | City, ,
  • Set schedules for staff by planning and designating shifts and hours
  • Managed front of house employees during day and night shifts
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of restaurants' front of house operations
  • Organized and oversaw training to educate employees on food safety and customers relations
  • Cultivated strong vendor and customer relationships
  • Kept restaurant compliant with all federal, state and local regulations
  • Responsible for payroll, reconciling sales and nightly tip pay out for front of house staff
Expected in 1990 to to Bachelor of Science | Elementary Education Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX GPA:
  • Member, Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Chapter, 2017 to Current
  • Member, Junior League of Fort Worth, 1994 to Current
  • Member, Delta Delta Delta Phi Lambda Chapter, 1986-1990

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School Attended

  • Texas Christian University

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Sales and Catering/Co-Owner
  • Director of Sales and Catering/Business Co-Owner
  • Administrative Assistant/ Admissions Assistant
  • General Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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