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Now Hiring at the Charleston Gaillard Center

The Charleston Gaillard Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Please, no phone calls. 

Director of Operations

Position Summary

The Director of Operations (DoO) is responsible for the overall operation of the Charleston Gaillard Center, and leads the Operations Department each year through hundreds of performances, conferences, and special events. The DoO will work closely with the CEO and senior leadership team, as well as the City of Charleston and community partners to enhance and support the overall mission of the organization, and to ensure high quality event execution, overall safety, and ongoing maintenance and preservation of the facility. The Operations Department is tasked with the planning and execution of performances and events in the facility, technical production and design, house management, volunteer usher management, safety and security, facilities maintenance and repair, custodial services, and artist services.

The DoO is relied upon to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a proactive problem-solving mindset. The DoO will bring operational leadership to the entire organization, focusing on event excellence, fiscal responsibility, safety and security initiatives, positive community relations, exceptional guest experience, team leadership, and creative contributions to organizational growth initiatives. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures successful operational deliverables, with respect to execution of performances and events, guest experience, customer satisfaction, budget development and adherence, new revenue generation, staff retention, and fulfilment of mission.
  • Evaluates current operating procedures, and establishes new and revised processes when appropriate in order to maximize resources, improve stakeholder experience, reduce cost, improve safety, and streamline operational functions.
  • Conducts weekly meetings to review and evaluate recent events for quality purposes and to proactively identify and plan for all components related to upcoming activities.
  • Responsible for continuous development of the Center’s Emergency Operations Plan with respect to industry best practices, new legal precedent, and emerging safety concerns, as well as implementation of routine safety trainings for staff and volunteers. Additionally, leads emergency response and business continuity planning efforts.
  • Directly responsible for the Center’s COVID Response & Reopening Plans, including implementation protocols and processes. Works directly with staff, key stakeholders, and incoming arts organizations to coordinate efforts and ensure compliance with facility policy. Stays current on state and local health authority recommendations and mandates, and serves as the Center’s COVID Compliance Officer with respect to policy and protocol development and implementation.
  • Prepares and manages a multi-million-dollar annual operating budget and annual capital budget in coordination with the Center’s CFO.
  • Creates and manages a multi-year capital spending plan, including major facility maintenance projects, anticipated equipment replacement and repair, new purchasing, and sourcing resources required for new project development. Develops scopes of work, scorecards, and other key documents required for bid process. Works closely with VP of Finance to forecast and plan for capital expenditures in future years.
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of final event invoices, related financial reports on the economic performance of events, estimates, and backup documentation for show/event settlements (i.e. “documented expenses”).
  • Works closely with other department heads to strategically plan the calendar to meet the artistic and financial goals of the institution while balancing facility maintenance, show/event prep , turnaround time, and other logistics considerations.
  • Manages vendor relationships and contracts, sourcing competitive alternatives when needed.
  • Develops the existing relationship with the IATSE local, oversees the resolution of any disputes, and leads contract renegotiations when they arise.
  • Works closely with Director of Sales and Director of Programming with contract negotiations as needed to maximize revenue on all bookings and generate return business.
  • Develops and maintains positive, collaborative working relationships with all departments. Represents operations considerations as an engaged and collaborative part of the senior staff leadership team in terms of strategic and artistic planning for the department. Provides creative input, solutions, and ideas with a “sky’s the limit” mentality to meet the growth strategies of an evolving organization.
  • Provides in-person leadership, supervision, and onsite support for the operations team on a regular basis for events, including those on nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Fosters a team-based culture focused on respect, communication, and collaboration.
  • Develops processes to allow for work-life-balance, growth opportunities, professional development, cross training, a deeper “bench”, and team building among the operations team, with a focus toward staff retention.
  • Works closely with the City of Charleston, community leaders, rental clients, vendors, and internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with all local and industry-wide laws and, and to uphold and maintain “good neighbor” agreements that have been established between these various entities to effectively operate alongside one another.
  • Coordinates all facility and operational requirements with the City of Charleston.
  • Coordinates and provides oversight for all construction and facility infrastructure work in coordination with the City of Charleston.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the management of a public assembly venue, preferably in a performing arts setting, with at least 10 years of progressively responsible positions.  
  • An understanding of technical production (lighting/sound/staging/etc.), theatrical and event production, event coordination, front of house management, and facilities management (including maintenance, custodial, and engineering).
  • Experience leading and managing a large team made up of direct and indirect reports, as well as employees under a collective bargaining agreement.
  • Financial experience in operational budgeting and administration, with additional experience in capital planning and purchasing preferred.
  • Experience with artist and vendor contracts and riders, with special attention to copyright, legal, financial, and technical components. 
  • Excellent computer skills including room management software, advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 suite, especially Excel, or equivalent programming.   
  • Experience, ability, and commitment to working with individuals and teams that are diverse in terms of race, gender-identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, and class.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work enthusiastically with a wide range of individuals to foster productive partnerships and relationships.
  • Good judgment, sensitivity, analytical skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Must be tenacious, flexible and possess a growth mindset.
  • An eagerness to actively support the organization and the operations team with a hands-on style and teamwork-driven mentality, demonstrated by willingness to work a flexible, event-driven schedule.
  • A minimum of a four-year degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a non-profit organization.
  • Experience in presenting and producing organizations.
  • Experience with specific facility management software, event execution software and task management software. Current platforms used by the Gaillard Center include: VenueOps and Social Tables.

Physical Requirements

  • Some physical demands with respect to lifting or carrying up to 35 lbs.
  • Using tools of the trade and the ability to access remote locations of the building.
  • Activities may require periods of movement, traversing, and positioning to meet facility and event demands.
  • Work may include prolonged periods of sitting, typing, or working on a computer screen

Pay and Benefits

Pay is commensurate with experience.

The CGMC provides a competitive benefit package that includes:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 403(b)
  • Onsite parking

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Please list your salary requirements in your cover letter.

NO PHONE CALLS

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Event Set Up Crew

Position Summary

The Event Set-Up Crew is responsible for event set-up and tear down for events in the Performance Hall and Exhibition Hall. Crew members will be responsible for handling the following equipment: tables, chairs, stage, dance floor, pipe and drape, and other miscellaneous event equipment. This role will coordinate directly with the designated Event Coordinator and report directly to the Exhibition Hall Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Set-up and tear down of events tables, chairs, staging, etc.
  • Proper care, movement, and storage of all equipment such as: tables, chairs, staging, dance floor, etc.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly set according to the floor plan created by the Event Coordinator or Exhibition Hall Manager.

Qualifications

  • Previous event-set up experience preferred not required.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule: mornings, afternoon, evening, weekends.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to support the team.
  • Ability to perform under stress.
  • Diligence and attention to detail.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lifts/carries up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length.

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Pay: $18.95/hour; 3-hour minimum; OT between 12am – 8am

NO PHONE CALLS

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Event Supervisor

Position Summary

The Event Supervisor works alongside the production team providing administrative and event support for the Production and Event Services Manager and Production and Event Services Associate. This role will spend some time on administrative tasks and the majority of time on-site handling day-of event coordination and venue management support. This position requires scheduling flexibility, a positive attitude, and attention to detail.

Responsibilities

Assignments will vary depending on the scope of upcoming events and current needs of the department, but may include:

  • Attending house meetings with clients to collect and record critical event information.
  • Interfacing with clients and vendors ensuring all event needs are executed properly day of.
  • Coordination of GMCs part-time house and venue management and usher corps for events as needed.

For special events:

  • Overseeing events from setup to strike.
  • Overseeing load-in and load-out crews, ensuring that documented floor plans are enacted on time and in the correct order. Coordinating loading dock usage amongst vendors.
  • Assisting clients with light levels, background music requests, additions of chairs and tables, etc.
  • On-site point person for catering, AV crew, setup crew, security and police representatives, etc.
  • Completing event-specific reports, accident and injury reports, etc.

For performances:

  • Acting as a lead House Manager, leading a part time support team and volunteer corps to success.
  • Interacting with patrons, attendees, staff and volunteers.
  • Managing program distribution.
  • Supervising and orienting ushers and ensuring they have the necessary tools to lead patrons to their seats.
  • Ability to enforce house policies and handle crisis situations in a polite and professional manner.
  • Working closely with the Box Office and settling any ticketing disputes that might arise, and with the Stage Manager to ensure the proper start time of the show.

For all events in the building:

  • Ensuring safety of all attendees and patrons by communicating problems to security staff, correcting fire code non-compliance issues, and being able to act quickly in a crisis and assist with evacuating patrons from the building.
  • Acting as hub of communication between all departments; locating or contacting the correct person to deal with problems as they occur (i.e. custodial, stage management, catering, etc.).
  • Relaying accurate updates and minute-by-minute changes with onsite staff as well as managers.
  • Keeping accurate notes of any venue related issues and/or requests, and whether they were able to be accommodated or not.
  • Completing event-specific reports, accident and injury reports, etc.
  • First in, last out responsible for unlocking and opening the building, and lock up at the end of the event.
  • Other tasks as assigned, including scheduling of part-time staff and ushers, and more during slow weeks.
  • Attend weekly meetings as needed.
  • Ensuring all event spaces are presentable to patrons.

Qualifications

  • 2+ year(s) experience in an arts-based or event-based environment. Academic coursework in arts management, hospitality, or related field may be substituted for up to 2 years of work experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is a plus.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, to include some primarily office hours, as well as event hours on nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written, and computer skills; experience with MS Word and Excel required, experience in EventBooking.com is a plus
  • Must have proven leadership skills.
  • A great attitude with a desire to find solutions to problems!

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move, transport and/or position various materials needed
  • Activities may require sustained periods of movement, traversing, and positioning to meet event schedules and demands
  • Ability to stand or remain in a stationary position for long periods of time

Pay and Benefits

Pay is commensurate with experience. Please state your salary requirements in your cover letter.

The CGMC provides a competitive benefit package that includes:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Parking in close proximity (walking distance)

NO PHONE CALLS

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Facilities Event Supervisor

Position Summary
Seeking a self-motivated individual to supervise the facility at performance hall and exhibition hall events.  It is necessary to be able to work nights and weekends.

The Facilities Event Supervisor’s primary responsibilities are to be present and on call during events, respond to facility related issues that may arise during the events, and manage janitorial and waste removal services during the events.  Examples include responding to broken equipment and systems (elevator, plumbing, etc.), managing HVAC control, and ensuring janitorial tasks are completed.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise events to maintain a high quality, clean, and safe environment
  • Provide facilities support during events and shows, and coordinate janitorial needs
  • Assist Event Managers and Event Planners as needed to ensure execution of events and performances
  • Complete general maintenance work and repairs as assigned, including but not limited to replacing lightbulbs, painting, plumbing, mechanical repairs, furniture moves, cleaning, and special assignments (including work at heights on ladders)
  • Use, repair, and maintain janitorial machine equipment as needed (floor scrubber, carpet extractor)
  • Oversee waste management and recycling/composting efforts

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years related experience
  • Proficient in general maintenance and related tools (carpentry, plumbing, painting, mechanics, machine repair)
  • Independently motivated to find what needs to be done and do it

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong communication skills for coordination between coworkers and departments
  • Able to follow specific directions and provide updates/feedback to supervisor
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and ensure projects and repairs maintain a high standard of quality
  • Willing to be flexible in an ever-changing environment and act as a team player
  • Able to learn new systems, tools, and processes on the fly
  • Always maintain professional demeanor and appearance
  • General computer skills (email, word processing)
  • Related skill certifications a plus

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move, transport and/or position up to 50lbs of various equipment and materials
  • Activities may require sustained periods of movement, traversing, and positioning to meet facility and event demands
  • Must be willing and able to work at heights

NO PHONE CALLS

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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House and Venue Manager

Position Summary

House & Venue Managers (HVM) at the Charleston Gaillard Center are a critical part of ensuring the success of performances and special events in the Performance Hall and Exhibition Hal. HVMs report directly to the Performance Hall Manager (PEM) or Exhibition Hall Manager (EHM) who has detailed the operational and logistics details for each event. HVMs typically will begin a shift just prior to the start of an event and/or load-in, and will receive special instructions from the PEM or EHM upon arrival. The HVM oversees all public areas of the theatre and provides professional and courteous assistance to all patrons, attendees, and volunteers. The HVM also frequently continues to oversee the strike/tear-down of the event, and potentially oversee room flips for subsequent events in the Exhibition Hall. HVMs ensure the safety and well-being of patrons, clients and volunteers before, during, and after each event.

Responsibilities:

Performance Hall

  • Thorough understanding of Charleston Gaillard Center facility and Performance Hall seating.
  • Interacting with patrons, attendees, staff and volunteers.
  • Managing program distribution on each seating level (Orchestra, Box Tier, Dress Circle, and Gallery).
  • Supervising and orienting volunteer ushers and ensuring they have the necessary tools to lead patrons to their seats and enforce house policies in a polite and professional manner.
  • Working closely with the Box Office and settling any ticketing disputes that might arise.
  • Working closely with the Stage Manager to ensure the proper start time of the show.
  • Ensuring safety of all attendees and patrons by communicating problems to security staff, correcting fire code non-compliance issues, and being able to act quickly in a crisis and assist with evacuating patrons from the building.
  • Acting as hub of communication between all departments; locating or contacting the correct person to deal with problems as they occur (i.e. custodial, stage management, catering, etc.)
  • Keeping accurate notes of any venue related issues and/or requests, and whether they were able to be accommodated or not
  • Completing event-specific reports, accident and injury reports, etc.
  • First in, last out responsible for unlocking and opening building, and lock up at end of event.

Exhibition Hall

  • Interacting with event client, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Overseeing load-in and load-out crews, ensuring that the documented plans are enacted on time and in the correct order.
  • Coordinating loading dock usage amongst vendors.
  • Ensuring safety of all attendees by communicating problems to security staff, correcting fire code non-compliance issues, and being able to act quickly in a crisis.
  • Assisting clients with light levels, background music requests, additions of chairs and tables, etc.
  • Acting as hub of communication between all departments; locating or contacting the correct person to deal with problems as they occur (i.e. custodial, technical services, etc.)
  • On-site point person for catering, AV crew, setup crew, security and police representatives, etc.
  • Working with clients to make last minute adjustments and changes
  • Keeping accurate notes of changes and requests, and whether they were able to be accommodated or not
  • Completing event-specific reports, accident and injury reports, etc.
  • First in, last out responsible for unlocking and opening building, and lock up at end of event.

Qualities and Characteristics:

  • Take charge personalitiesif something isnt going correctly, they notice and fix the problem immediately
  • Friendly, professional and accommodating demeanors
  • The ability to stay calm and professional during times of stress.
  • A willingness to problem solve, be flexible, and adapt to ongoing changes as they occur.

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move, transport and/or position various materials needed.
  • Activities may require sustained periods of movement, traversing, and positioning to meet event schedules and demands.

Pay: $18.95/hour; nights and weekends are required.

Please submit cover letter indicating your availability and the maximum and minimum number of hours/shifts you are interested in working each week.

NO PHONE CALLS

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The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Production Entrance Supervisor

Position Summary

The Production Entrance Supervisor (PES) is responsible for maintaining a security presence at the primary backstage entrance (Stage Door) or the Anson Street Loading Dock. When at the Stage Door location in the Performance Hall, the PES will be responsible for maintaining security by checking personnel documentation upon entry and exit and providing direction of equipment during loading and unloading. The PES will document and direct visiting personnel, and work in conjunction with the Performance Hall Technical Manager in securing backstage spaces such as dressing rooms, production office, and the green room. In the Exhibition Hall, the PES will maintain a security presence at the Anson Street Loading Dock, document and direct visiting personnel and vehicles, operate all loading doors and dock levelers, and work in conjunction with the Event Manager on duty in securing back of house service spaces. This role will be scheduled directly by the Logistics Coordinator and work closely with the management teams from both the Production and Technical departments.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain security at primary backstage entrance and all backstage areas including: dressing rooms, production office, and green room

  • Check for credentials and document personnel entrance and exit when necessary

  • Ensure proper care, movement, and storage in back of house and service spaces

  • Operate entrance equipment such as loading dock doors and automated dock levelers

Qualifications

  • Reliable transportation

  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule: mornings, afternoon, evening, weekends

  • A positive attitude and willingness to support the team

  • Ability to perform under stress

  • Ability to remain alert and visible for multiple hours

  • Diligence and attention to detail.

  • Previous event security experience preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Pay:$16.50/hour; 3-hour minimum; OT rates between 12:00am – 8:00am

NO PHONE CALLS

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Production & Event Service Administrative Assistant

Position Description
The Production Administrative Assistant works alongside the production team, reporting directly to the Senior Production & Event Services Manager , and providing administrative and event support for the Production and Event Services Team. Assignments will vary depending on the scope of upcoming events and current needs of the department, but may include:

  • Creating client and event files, recording notes for future events, and assisting with record keeping on all events.
  • Administrative work as needed, such as parking coordination and permitting, parking meter bagging, schedule creation and dissemination, event sheet creation and updating, updating the logistics documents, event reports, etc.
  • Facilitating company management duties for the organization including but not limited to booking hotels and transportation for artists and tours.
  • Interfacing with clients to schedule meetings, walk-throughs, and show advance calls.
  • Coordination of small events and conducting tours of the venue as needed.
  • Scheduling and corresponding with ushers and front of house managers.
  • Writing and sending a monthly Usher Newsletter, in coordination with the Production and Event Services Department.
  • Event signage creation and posting around the facility.
  • Shopping for upcoming shows and events.
  • Data tracking, collection of information from multiple sources to input into booking calendar, and general database upkeep.
  • Assisting with planning and execution of end-of-year usher appreciation event.
  • Attending house meetings with clients to collect and record critical event information.
  • Assisting with artist hospitality, artist wardrobe, and laundry needs; meet and greets; and other portions of show work.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, to include primary office hours, as well as occasional event hours on nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written, and computer skills; experience with MS Word and Excel required, experience with VenueOps or other event scheduling software is a plus.
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of 1 year experience in an arts-based or event-based environment. Academic coursework in arts management, hospitality, or related fields may be substituted for work experience.
  • Must submit to a criminal background check
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States

Additional Requirements

  • Work may include prolonged periods of sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.
  • Activities may require sustained periods of movement, traversing, and positing to meet facility and event demands.
  • Ability to move, transport, and/or position 30lbs of various supplies and materials.
  • Must have a valid Drivers License and reliable transportation.
  • Must be comfortable speaking in groups and otherwise representing the Center to the public.
  • Must be able to work a varied schedule, including night and weekend events and other irregular work schedules.

Pay and Benefits
Pay is commensurate with experience. Please state your salary requirements in your cover letter.

The Charleston Gaillard Management Corporation provides a competitive benefit package that includes:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 403(b) with company match
  • Parking in close proximity

NO PHONE CALLS

The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY


Now Hiring in our Hospitality Departments

Catering Captain

Overview

Catering Captain is responsible for supervising and serving guests in the venue dining areas at catering functions.  The Catering Captain must be customer-service oriented and personable. Must be able to work in an ever- changing fast-paced environment.The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.Catering Captians needed for special events at the Charleston Gaillard Center located at 95 Calhoun St, Charleston, South Carolina. Training provided for those with a limited background. Must have a professional appearance to accommodate high-end clientele. Excellent customer service and a great attitude are required and you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Weekend/morning/evening availability is a must!  All servers must pass a company background check. Please call 843-579-6465 or email Nina Salza at nsalza@gaillardcenter.org for more details.WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AND BECOME PART OUR WINNING TEAM!!

Responsibilities

  • Must demonstrate ability to read and comprehend Banquet Event Orders when directing to service a guest event or in setting up guest events.
  • Responsible for supervising staff serving meals to guests or replenishing food to the buffet line.
  • Responsible for supervising beverage service to guests including alcoholic beverages. Must check guest’s ID to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
  • Ensures proper handling of all equipment (i.e. china, glassware, silverware, linen, and props) and their proper storage after use.
  • Be able to carry Ten (8) meals on a tray.
  • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine when the meal has been completed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that staff are refilling salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments and napkins.
  • Responsible for staff replacing tableware and linens as necessary.
  • Responsible setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and silverware.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or Ovations management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Possess valid food handling certificate and alcohol service permit if required by state or federal regulations.
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as related to cash/credit transactions and cash reconciliation.
  • Ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly.
  • Education, Qualifications and Experience:
  • Experience working in a supervisory capacity in fine or large scale dining is preferred.
  • Ability to work early mornings, nights and weekends.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/We are strengthened by our differences and united by making a difference.  Spectra embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and the communities that we serve.  We strive to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where all employees feel valued and can bring their whole selves to work.  Not only is it the right thing to do, but we know that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams invite deeper collaboration and understanding, spark greater innovation and achieve higher employee satisfaction.Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.Note: Employment with Spectra by Comcast Spectacor at the Charleston Gaillard Center

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Catering Server

Overview

The Server will provide ultimate hospitality for guests in a fast-paced, high volume environment.

Fine dining servers needed for special events at the Charleston Gaillard Center located at 95 Calhoun St, Charleston, South Carolina. Training provided for those with a limited background. Must have a professional appearance to accommodate high-end clientele. Excellent customer service and a great attitude are required and you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Weekend/morning/evening availability is a must!  All servers must pass a company background check. Please call 843-579-6465 or email Nina Salza at nsalza@gaillardcenter.org for more details. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AND BECOME PART OUR WINNING TEAM!!

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of the menu and any special items being offered.
  • Provides quick, attentive, friendly and professional service to guests and is able to communicate clearly with all customers.
  • Maintains availability to work during many peak periods.
  • Stocks beverage station(s) when necessary (ice, juices, glassware, sugar packets, etc).
  • Maintains high responsiveness to customer desires and requests.
  • Maintains a professional and clean appearance.
  • Communicates with wait staff, bus persons, bartenders, supervisors, and kitchen staff in order to improve communication and coordination so that patrons may be impressed by their dining experience.
  • Set up for events by putting out tablecloths and place settings, arranging table placement and setting up a buffet.
  • Carrying plates of food on trays and serving guests
  • Keep glasses filled; remove each round of plates and replenish utensils.
  • Perform cleaning tasks and breakdown of service
  • Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness

Qualifications

  • Basic working knowledge of food and beverage.
  • Must have a High School Diploma, G.E.D. or related Food Service Job Experience.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, management staff and guest in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to work early mornings, nights and weekends.
  • Frequently lift/carry up to 25 lbs
  • Frequently walking with some standing at times, possibly extended distances; ability to bend and climb stairs when necessary

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

We are strengthened by our differences and united by making a difference.  Spectra embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and the communities that we serve.  We strive to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where all employees feel valued and can bring their whole selves to work.  Not only is it the right thing to do, but we know that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams invite deeper collaboration and understanding, spark greater innovation and achieve higher employee satisfaction.

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

Note: Employment with Spectra by Comcast Spectacor at the Charleston Gaillard Center

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Bartender

Part-Time, Hourly. 

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To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Nicole Garrand at ngarrand@gaillardcenter.org

Note: Employment with Spectra by Comcast Spectacor at the Charleston Gaillard Center