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We are very proud of our 30-year tradition of working with the most talented catering and event staff in the industry. The loyalty of our clients and staff defines our success.

Click on any of the opportunities listed below for more information.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview. All applications are kept and reviewed for future positions.

Thank you for your interest in Swift + Company!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Inside / Outside Sales position manages the relationship with assigned customers. The position also assists customers over the phone and in person by recommending rental equipment and accessories that best meets the customer’s event needs and completes all paperwork associated with the rental. The IOSA must be able to service customers in a polite, friendly and professional manner whether in person or on the telephone. They will assist customers with reservations, contracts, questions, register transactions and order adjustments. The IOSA will also attend appropriate industry functions and networking events in an effort to generate more business. Must be able to process cash and credit card payments, as well as make change and credits. Regarding outside sales, the Inside / Outside Sales Associate is responsible for generating sales that are outside of the main S+C offices.  They will work closely with the Warehouse Manager in developing sales goals and tracking and reviewing sales with the WM.

LOCATION:

Swift + Company Rental and Decor Warehouse
1919 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

+ Manages list of existing customers provided by the Sales Manager, to nurture existing relationships and secure future business as the need arises
+ Calls on prospects to explain features and costs of services and their respective advantages
+ Enters new orders and completes updates on existing orders for customers
+ Meets with customers in our showroom to determine the event type and recommends appropriate rental equipment, décor equipment and accessories based on the customer’s needs; shows the customer suggested equipment and table displays
+ Addresses customer inquiries that are received over the phone
+ Prepares rental contracts, reviews terms and conditions of the contract and damage waiver options with the customers and obtains customer signature and deposits
+ Updates the rental contract with customer changes. Coordinates customer changes with fulfillment and delivery
+ Processes cash and credit card payments
+ Prepares “will-call” customer contracts
+ Contacts customers with past due rental returns
+ Arranges showroom displays, maintains a clean showroom and keeps shelves organized and stocked with rental equipment
+ Maintains a neat desk with minimal personal items
+ Responds to customer service problems and resolves complaints and/or refers complaints to the appropriate department
+ Attends industry related functions as assigned by manager
+ Applicant must be able to work weekends, as events usually fall on the weekends, and we are open on Saturdays
+ Update and call overdue list daily and alerts supervisor of overdue contracts
+ Make outgoing calls to new leads
+ Make cold calls to generate new leads
+ Maintain and update sales spreadsheet and submit to Warehouse Manager on weekly basis.  Assist WM with incentives and sales department team building
+ Meet individual sales goals as set by the department
+ Report safety violations to supervisor
+ Fill in for other positions, when necessary, for smooth operation of the business
+ Network with other industry professionals
+ Provide design recommendations to our customers
+ Guide and assist clients in achieving their event vision and consult with them to determine event details
+ Oversee the planning and installation of projects, including being onsite for event installations/breakdowns (might fall in the evening or weekends)
+  Supervise crews on installations and assist with event set ups as needed
+ Schedule and attend appointments with clients at venues and/or in our showroom
+ Attend walkthroughs on job sites
+ Create CAD diagrams based on meetings, walkthroughs, and event spaces
+ Attend and market at event industry socials, mixers, conferences, bridal shows, and trade shows (follow up with any new potential clients after)
+ General Administrative/Clerical work will be required (filing, etc.)
+ Assists other Inside Sales/ Customer Service Representatives when needed
+ Follows all procedures for safety violations and injuries
+ Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form
+ Attends department, location and safety meetings

EDUCATION, SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

+ Must maintain a professional personal appearance
+ Knowledge of the event industry. Prior catering, event planning or other hospitality experience a plus
+ Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite
+ Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel
+  Associates degree in marketing, communications, business, English, art, fashion or other related subjects
+ 3+ years’ experience in food and beverage, arts or events planning business in a high volume, demanding and customer focused environment
+ Ability to thrive in a team orientated, fast pace and innovative environment
+ Strong sense of ethics, etiquette and tact
+ Ability to establish and develop relationships with customers, internal and external
+ Problem solver and solution oriented with the ability to identify and handle conflicts timely
+ Positive attitude and team player!
+ Strong communication skills, written and verbal
+ Detail oriented and organized with the ability to complete and manage a large volume of high quality work quickly coupled with the ability to multi task effectively
+ Timely return of responses to customers, orders and information request
+ Proficiently use resources of team to satisfy customer expectations
+ Positive attitude, composure, humor, creativity, adaptability and approachability
+ Good to excellent computer skills including use of MS office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
+ Availability to work flexible day/night and weekend schedules due to the seasonal nature of the S+C customers’ business volume.  Be able to adhere to assigned schedule as business dictates
+ Must possess sales and customer relation skills
+ Have a book of business in the party rental industry—preferred but not mandatory
+ Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems
+ Computer knowledge is preferred. Training on rental software will be provided
+ Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus
+ Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs.
+ Must pass company drug screens / background check
+ Must maintain an acceptable attendance record
+ Must be able to provide, understand and complete instructions furnished in written, oral or scheduled form
+ Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers
+ Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Click Here to apply online.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Swift + Company Catering Production Assistant reports to the Catering Manager and the owner of the company, and is responsible for assisting in the production of Swift + Company catering events. This is a full time position with excellent growth potential. Off-premise catering experience preferred but willing to train the right person with a can-do attitude.

LOCATION:

Swift + Company
2137 West Alabama Street, Houston, TX 77098

JOB SUMMARY ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The CPA is an integral member of the Swift + Company catering team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

+ Scheduling staff for events
+ Recruitment and hiring of bartenders and wait staff for events
+ Answering phones / directing inquiries
+ Filing documents
+ Miscellaneous errand running
+ Maintaining an organized office
+ Carrying out specific projects and research by deadline, following up on results
+ Acting as an event production assistant the day of events as needed
+ Catering event management
+ Arranges showroom displays, maintains a clean showroom and keeps shelves organized and stocked with rental equipment
+ Maintains a neat desk with minimal personal items
+ Assist beverage manager with beverage load-out for events and beverage inventory
+ Manages account with van rental agency
+ Manages small fleet of catering vehicles, including maintenance and re-fueling
+ Responds to customer service problems and resolves complaints and/or refers complaints to the appropriate department
+ Attends industry related functions as assigned by manager
+ Fill in for other positions, when necessary, for smooth operation of the business
+ Networks with other industry professionals
+ Attends walkthroughs on job sites as requested by catering manager
+ Applicant must be able to work weekends, as events usually fall on the weekends, and we are open on Saturdays
+ Miscellaneous administrative duties
+ Assists other Inside Sales/ Customer Service Representatives when needed
+ Follows all procedures for safety violations and injuries
+ Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form
+ Attends production meetings
+ Sourcing and ordering office supplies and equipment
+ Other duties to be determined
+ Personal assistant to owner of company with the following attributes:  efficient, discrete, flexible, self-motivated, organized, proactive, good communicator, IT literate
+ Personal assistant to owner of company. The role of a personal assistant can be varied, such as answering phone calls, taking notes, running errands, scheduling and / or attending meetings, emailing, texts etc. In business or personal contexts, the CPA / personal assistant will provide services that relieve his or her employer from the stress of tasks that are associated with managing one’s personal and/or business life. He / she assists with a variety of life management tasks, including running errands, arranging travel, shopping, gift wrapping, and general everyday tasks. The CPA / personal assistant is someone that completes tasks the owner requires whether personal or professional. He / she ensures that everything runs smoothly.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

+ Must maintain a professional personal appearance
+ Knowledge of the event industry. Prior catering, event planning or other hospitality experience a plus
+ Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite
+ Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel
+  Associates degree in marketing, communications, business, English, art, fashion or other related subjects
+ Ability to thrive in a team orientated, fast pace and innovative environment
+ Strong sense of ethics, etiquette and tact
+ Ability to establish and develop relationships with fellow employees, vendor and customers
+ Problem solver and solution oriented with the ability to identify and handle conflicts timely
+ Positive attitude and team player!
+ Strong communication skills, written and verbal
+ Detail oriented and organized with the ability to complete and manage a large volume of high quality work quickly coupled with the ability to multi task effectively
+ Timely return of responses to customers, orders and information request
+ Positive attitude, composure, humor, creativity, adaptability and approachability
+ Availability to work flexible day/night and weekend schedules due to the seasonal nature of the Swift + Company customers’ business volume
+ Be able to adhere to assigned schedule as business dictates
+ Must possess customer relation skills
+ Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems
+ Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus
+ Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs.
+ Must pass company drug screens / background check
+ Must maintain an acceptable attendance record
+ Must be able to provide, understand and complete instructions furnished in written, oral or scheduled form
+ Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers
+ Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience
+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and great attitude
+ Must have good clerical skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Must be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic
+ Must have valid Texas drivers license and ability to drive catering vans and trucks
+ TABC certified

Swift + Company offers medical insurance coverage, and many other benefits in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
To apply, please send your resume to
resume@swiftevents.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a highly qualified and motivated Flower Studio Manager / Designer (FSM) with several years management and design experience to lead our growing flower department. The FSM works in a variety of environments from our warehouse to offsite event venues, and oversees and coordinates flower shop activities, such as the purchase, selection, design, preparation and retail sale of flowers for decoration. The FSM is also responsible for administrative and retail duties, such as keeping financial records, answering inquiries and processing payment. We need a capable leader at the helm, driving daily operations, strategizing and implementing solutions for future growth, and ensuring that the highest quality standards are met each and every day. You will need excellent leadership and communication; positivity, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills are an absolute must – as well as the ability to think big and execute accordingly. You’ll need to be self-motivated and able to adapt and pivot quickly. Hopefully the thought of creating new, better ways of doing things and leading and building the best team possible gets you excited!

LOCATION: 

Swift + Company Warehouse
1919 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential functions, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

+ You’ll be responsible for all aspects of the flower department – including all facets of daily employee management, designing, purchasing and budgeting, sales, reporting, operational efficiencies, and future growth strategies. There are four sub-categories in the overall department – purchasing + receiving + processing, design, administration, and sales / marketing / events. You’ll need to be able to manage them all and hit the ground running with the appropriate skills to get the job done right out of the gate.
Team Management –You must be comfortable leading a team and working with many different personalities. You’ll need to be an excellent leader and communicator to succeed in this position. You will be responsible for the daily management of the flower team to ensure operations are running smoothly and efficiently. You’ll need to create a positive work environment, mentor team members, handle all disciplinary procedures with fairness and consistency, and help to build an exceptional team culture. We’re looking for someone who’s honest, positive, creative, hard-working, and resilient.
+ Sales – You will sell flowers to a variety of clients – individuals, corporations, brides and event planners. – for all sizes / types of events.  You must be comfortable consulting with clients about flower arrangement designs, the cost of flowers and delivery and labor services, and must have a proficient knowledge of flower/botanical varieties and seasonal availability.  Additionally, you will schedule site-visits, deliveries, and be available for walk-in customers. It is imperative that you respond to flower inquiries in a timely and professional manner.  You will formulate quotes, contracts and manage contract signings and payment for services, working closely with our in-house accountant.  Additionally, you will make cold calls to generate new leads and develop clients; and make periodic visits / entertain established clientele to strengthen client relationships.. You will respond to customer service problems and resolve complaints and/or refer complaints to the WGM.
Marketing —   The Flower Studio Manager will work closely with our Marketing Coordinator to maintain a database of flower clients, and cultivate long term relationships with them as well.  The FSM will work with Marketing Coordinator on photo shoots, and develop and implement marketing strategies for increased client base and sales.  The FSM will attend trade shows, bridal fairs, networking events and other similar opportunities to market Swift + Company Flowers.
Communication is hugely important for this position. You’ll need to effectively communicate company policies, design aesthetic, growth, strategic vision, values, and other relevant information clearly with team members in a way that is applicable to their role and their daily work, as well as their potential growth with the company. You will work closely under the WGM.  Emails and phone messages must be replied / returned by end of day each day, and you will communicate via email, text, icloud and telephone.
+ Operational Strategy and Implementation – The ideal candidate will thrive at finding new ways to improve operational efficiencies, i.e. improve quality, minimize labor and waste, and solve problems to allow your department to function and profit well.   You will serve as key point of contact for external vendors and manage contracts / pricing to deliver the best possible deals for Swift + Company.
+ Budgeting and Reporting – You must be proficient at creating budgets for customers / events, and sticking to them.  Additionally, you will be responsible for budgeting time and work hours for flower designers / team members.
+ Flower Design and Development – It is essential that you understand our customers and are in tune with what they want. With a team, you will be responsible for flower design development and must ensure that selected designs will appeal to our customer base and are in line with the Swift + Company aesthetic and brand image. The ideal candidate will pride themselves on being ahead of the trends.
Recipe Creation – You’ll need to create daily flower recipes that fit our aesthetic, flower cost, season, and lifespan requirements. You will ensure all flowers are ordered on time and need to forecast needs for peak flower holidays 6 months in advance.
+ Quality Assurance – We take great pride in making every arrangement with the highest quality flowers and unique design aesthetic– and truly believe it’s one of the many things that differentiates us from our competitors. Therefore, quality assurance is extremely important to us, and a key component to our growth. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that each bouquet meets our rigorous quality and design standards and improve upon our current QA processes to ensure that each and every bouquet is at or, hopefully, above standard. You’ll need to create systems for accountability, spot checking, and be aware of what is being sent out each day. When quality dips, you’ll need to be the one identifying the problem and figuring out a quick turn-around strategy.
Facility Management – Ensure design floor efficiency, cleanliness, and security, including abiding by Swift + Company safety training and safety enforcement with design team.  Arrange showroom displays, maintain a clean showroom and keep shelves organized and stocked with flower vessels and equipment.
Be Nice –You’ll need to work well with others, as we are a highly collaborative company. All departments work very closely to make sure we deliver the highest quality product possible to our customers.

EDUCATION, SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

Swift + Company believes that the best individuals come with varied backgrounds and experiences, and value work ethic, problem solving skills, intellectual curiosity, and a positive attitude. For this position, we’re looking for the following:

Creativity and design – While you don’t have to be a master floral designer, you must have a good design eye and the ability to design our products, create our additional product lines, ensure quality is up to par, and develop training programs and procedures for the design team.
Self-motivation and ability to think critically is a MUST. You will need to figure out what needs to be done before being told. We’re looking for someone who loves and has experience with building a department from the ground up and does not need a list of things to do to get things done. It’s not uncommon to discuss projects and then trust managers to get things done without checking in until the due date, so you must also be able to self-manage your time and prioritize your tasks – and effectively communicate any roadblocks with the WGM early enough to problem solve and still meet the deadline.
+ Integrity, Communication, Intellectual Curiosity, Innovation, and Impact – We are building a team that values these things, and in order to be a good culture fit with our company, you’ll need to lead your team with these values as well.
+ Amazing people manager who can be firm yet inclusive. You must be able to manage a team of 4 and growing, and to be able to staff and train temporary team members for peak holidays and events.
+ Organization – You’ll need to be able to organize and prioritize your workload and the workload of your team in order to be successful in this positon. You’ll need the knowledge and ability to organize your department from logistics to cleanliness – and everything in between.
+ Computer Office Capabilities – You must have a working knowledge of Apple, QuickBooks, Dropbox, credit card terminals, MS office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), and iCloud as well as the ability to adapt to new technologies as we implement them with our intended growth. Great penmanship is a big plus!
+ Team Player – You’ll need to be a “we” person and subscribe to the idea that working as a cohesive team is the best way to get results.
+ Positive can-do attitude – no negative nellies please. This is extremely important. “Yes” people fit our company’s culture much better than “no” people. You’ll need to lead your team with positivity and enthusiasm to be the type of manager we’re looking for.
+ Self-motivated, and ability to work autonomously with great follow through. We allow a lot of autonomy with our managers, so you must be able to get things done in a timely manner without someone hounding you. It’s not uncommon to discuss projects and then trust managers to get things done without checking in until the due date, so you must also be able to self-manage your time and prioritize your tasks – and effectively communicate any roadblocks with the WGM early enough to problem solve and still meet the deadline.
+ A “do-er” — not someone who wants to simply strategize, delegate, and throw money at problems – but someone who believes execution is the fun part.  You’ll need to roll your sleeves up and get dirty with the rest of the team.
+ 2-5 years of previous management experience is requested for this role. You must have managed a team previously.
+ Detail oriented and takes ownership and initiative for your department.
+ Ability to adapt quickly and work under high pressure. Ability to hustle is crucial at Swift + Company. This is not a “punch the clock” position. You must be able to work hard and long, when the job necessitates it. The FSM regularly interacts with customers and the work schedule is largely dependent on customer orders, including last-minute holiday and funeral orders. Consequently, the FSM works long hours, including evenings, weekends and before and during holidays. We’re a high-growth small business where things move fast and the team has to work hard to keep up with the pace – especially during weekends and peak holiday periods.  If you’re looking for a 40 hour/week job, this isn’t the job for you.
Ability to Solve Problems quickly and effectively. You must have the ability to make decisions based on your operational knowledge and with a high degree of common sense. Mistakes happen, and we learn a lot from them, but we need team members who are able keep up and keep moving forward.
Trustworthy in your commitments. It is imperative that you deliver projects complete and on time. This is an essential function of the role of manager. We all rely on each other to fulfill our commitments so that we can function as a high performing team.
We are an established company with 30+ years of experience and a sterling reputation­, so anything else that’s needed in order to keep things moving at our pace is required. We all roll up our sleeves and (literally) get our hands dirty in order to get the job done whenever and however necessary, and we really like it that way!

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
+ Warehouse Environment – We’re located in a warehouse, so please expect a raw, open space that can be hot and cold. Appropriate attire will be expected for this environment.
+ This position will at times work inside a cooler with temperatures ranging between 32 and 45 degrees.
+ This role may use warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks, dollies, trucks and heavy equipment.
+ This position sometimes uses sharp tools such as knives and cutters.
+ This job includes lifting buckets and boxes that weigh up to 50lbs.
+  A flower shop manager might experience back strain from lifting and carrying heavy flower arrangements, and is also at risk for personal injury resulting from the mishandling of sharp objects, such as scissors, knives and metal wire.
+  When working with flowers, allergic reactions might occur from pollen exposure. FSM who comes into contact with garden chrysanthemums might develop contact dermatitis. Florists are also at risk for developing sporotrichosis.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS: 

+ Must maintain a professional personal appearance
+ Strong sense of ethics, etiquette and tact
+ Ability to establish and develop relationships with customers
+ Problem solver and solution oriented with the ability to identify and handle conflicts timely
+ Positive attitude and team player
+ Strong communication skills, written and verbal
+ Detail oriented and organized with the ability to complete and manage a large volume of high quality work quickly coupled with the ability to multi task effectively
+ Timely return of responses to customers, orders and information request
+ Positive attitude, composure, humor, creativity, adaptability and approachability
+ Availability to work flexible day/night and weekend schedules due to the seasonal nature of the Swift + Company business volume.  Be able to adhere to assigned schedule as business dictates
+ Must possess sales and customer relation skills
+ Have a book of business in the flower / event industry—preferred but not mandatory
+ Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems.
+ Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
+ Must pass company drug screens / background check
+ Must maintain an acceptable attendance record
+ Maintain a neat desk with minimal personal items
+ Must be punctual in all aspects of job
+ Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers
+ Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience
+ Report safety violations to supervisor
+ Network with various industry professionals
+ Provide design recommendations to our customers
+ Guide and assist clients in achieving their event vision and consult with them to determine event details
+ Oversee the planning and installation of projects, including being onsite for event installations/breakdowns (might fall in the evening or weekends)
+ Schedule and attend appointments with clients at venues and/or in our showroom
+ Attend walkthroughs on job sites
+ Attend and market at event industry socials, mixers, conferences, bridal shows, and trade shows (follow up with any new potential clients after)
+ Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form
+ Attends department, location and safety meetings.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

YOU MUST include a cover letter with your resume. Resumes without letters will be deleted immediately. Please include references– they will be checked.  Many thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
To apply, please send your resume to
resume@swiftevents.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Swift + Company is a preeminent event production company servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 years! We are known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design.

JOB SUMMARY:

BARTENDERS: A TABC Certified and experienced staff member who mixes and serves drinks to guests behind a bar or throughout an event.

+ Familiarity with served product (custom to each event)
+ Bar set up; including but not limited to, knowing the quantity and type of beverage and glassware to be distributed at each bar
+ Ensuring the bar remains neat, clean and meticulously organized
+ Properly chilling the product and distributing to coolers in a timely manner
+ Monitoring all consumption of stock beverages
+ Being professional and courteous to all guests
+ Properly breaking down bar, cleaning up and loading after an event
+ Communicating effectively with the designated Event Manager while informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the clients objectives are met
+ Following all systems and procedures outlined in Swift + Company Staff Manual
+ Following proper uniform and Swift + Company etiquette requirements

WAITSTAFF: A staff member who offers guests hors d’oeuvres, beverages or small desserts from a passing tray; usually job transitions to bussing toward the middle to end of an event.

+ Familiarity with menu and served product
+ Approaching and interacting with guests
+ Ensuring trays are always neat and presentable and replenished with fresh product
+ Keeping all condiment bowls clean and wiped down on passing tray
+ Assisting the catering kitchen with set up and bussing
+ Making sure all buffet and rental equipment stays neat, clean and organized
+ Being professional and courteous to all guests
+ Properly breaking down various equipment, bussing and organizing rental equipment for warehouse pick up
+ Communicating effectively with the designated Event Manager while informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the clients objectives are met
+ Following all systems and procedures outlined in Swift + Company Staff Manual
+ Following proper uniform and Swift + Company etiquette requirements
+ Must be TABC certified

All of our bartenders and waitstaff are a vital interface with our clients and guests. We take pride in the fact they portray a competent and personable representation of our company!

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Ability and willingness to work overtime, holidays and weekends
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and a great attitude
+ Must have good oral and written communication skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Ability to multi-task
+ Must be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic
+ Must have a valid Texas driver?s license and ability to drive catering vans and trucks
+ Previous experience in hospitality/hotel/restaurant/catering environment preferred
+ Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
+ Must be TABC Certified

WORK CONDITIONS:

+ Variable work environment, work is conducted indoors and outdoors with varying conditions
+ Exposure to varying environments of clients homes and venues
+ Frequent lifting of objects 50 lbs. or more
+ Noise level is usually moderate to loud
+ Fast-paced environment subject to short notice activity including numerous schedule and priority changes

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Click Here to apply online.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Swift + Company Rentals is a division of Swift + Company, a preeminent event production company servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 years! Known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design, we also offer full service party rentals with that same impeccable service and unmistakable flair.

JOB SUMMARY:

LOCATION: Swift + Company – Rental Warehouse 1919 Edwards Houston, Texas 77007

REPORTS TO: Rental Warehouse Manager and Dispatch

The Rental Delivery Driver + Crew are responsible for but not limited to the following:

+ Delivering and picking up of catering rentals and equipment to and from
clients/customers event sites in a timely and safe manner
+ Coordinating workload to meet client/customer requirements while achieving
optimum productivity
+ Communicating effectively with the Warehouse Manager, the Operations Manager, dispatch, the sales team, and the warehouse staff, informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the sales and clients/customers objectives are met
+ Following systems and procedures outlined in the Swift + Company manual
+ Coordinating with dispatch and Warehouse Manager to schedule daily deliveries and pick ups
+ Ensuring delivery and pick up is always on time
+ Drive vehicle to and from destinations, adhering to all traffic laws
+ Loading and unloading delivery rentals
+ Comply with all OSHA safety requirements
+ Maintain vehicle in good working condition
+ Maintain vehicle in clean and fueled readiness condition including pre and post trip inspection

All of our Delivery Drivers + Crew are a vital interface with our clients and customers. We take pride in the fact they portray a competent and personable representation of our company!

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Driving experience required
+ Must have a clean driving record
+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Ability and willingness to work overtime, holidays and weekends
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and great attitude
+ Must have good communication skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Ability to multi-task
+ Problem solving
+ Must be a team player
+ Knowledge of rental products and equipment safety standards
+ Basic handy man / construction skills
+ Bi-lingual (English & Spanish) preferred
+ Must be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic

WORK CONDITIONS:

+ Variable work environment, work is conducted indoors and outdoors with varying conditions
+ Exposure to the environments of clients/customers homes and venues
+ Noise level is usually moderate to loud
+ Frequent lifting of objects up to 100 + lbs.
+ Fast-paced environment, subject to short notice activity including numerous schedule and priority changes

NOTE: This is a general description of the duties and responsibilities most frequently required of this position. The company may from time to time request a rental delivery driver + crew team member to perform other related tasks and assume reasonable responsibilities that have not been specifically included in this description.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Click Here to apply online.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Swift + Company Rentals is a division of Swift + Company, a preeminent event production company servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 years! Known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design, we also offer full service party rentals with that same impeccable service and unmistakable flair.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will have overall responsibility for the successful maintenance of Swift + Company inventory.

LOCATION: Swift + Company  Rental Warehouse 1919 Edwards Houston, Texas 77007

REPORTS TO: Rental Warehouse Manager and Dispatch

Rental Warehouse Team members are responsible for the following:

+ Maintains inventory of supplies
+ Timely return, processing, cleaning and re-stocking rentals into inventory
+ Knowledge of how to take care of each rental item and where it is located
+ Keeping up with all items we have in inventory, knowing names, etc.
+ Maintaining up to date knowledge of the rental industry
+ Communicating effectively with warehouse team members and dispatch by informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the clients/customer objectives are met
+ Following all systems and procedures outlined in the Swift + Company manual
+ Following proper uniform and Swift + Company etiquette requirements
+ Other duties may be assigned

SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Ability and willingness to work overtime, holidays and weekends
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and great attitude
+ Must have good communication skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Ability to multi-task
+ Must have a clean driving record
+ Bi-lingual (English & Spanish) preferred
+ Problem solving
+ Must be a team player
+ Knowledge of rental products and equipment safety standards
+ Must be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic
+ Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
+ Frequent lifting of objects up to 75 + lbs.
+ Noise level is usually moderate to loud
+ Fast-paced environment subject to short notice activity including numerous schedule
and priority changes

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Environment is in a shared office space as well as warehouse. Position will require a flexible schedule, extended hours, or weekends to accommodate customer needs and seasonal demand. Some work will require being exposed to the outdoors or extreme temperatures within the warehouse. Company’s warehouse operation may include shift staffing and the successful candidate will actively ensure proper supervision of all work shifts.

NOTE: This is a general description of the duties and responsibilities most frequently required of this position. The company may from time to time request a warehouse team member to perform other related tasks and assume reasonable responsibilities that have not been specifically included in this description.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQAUL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Click Here to apply online.

Swift + Company is a preeminent caterer servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 successful years! We are known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design.

JOB SUMMARY FOR CHEFS:

+ Maintaining inventory of supplies, food items and assisting in ordering of goods
+ Overseeing the purchase and delivery of grocery and catering items as assigned
+ Receiving and processing catering orders and ensuring the delivery of requested items
+ Food service preparation and catering for special events
+ Leading kitchen staff in absence of a designated Event Manager
+ Ensuring the kitchen conforms to local health department codes
+ Preparing meals in accord with program needs and applicable food service sanitation standards
+ Training and managing kitchen personnel and supervising/coordinating all related culinary activities
+ Standardizing production recipes to ensure consistent quality and presentation
+ Ensuring proper equipment operation/maintenance, safety and sanitation is used in kitchen at all times
+ Ensuring all food and equipment is properly secured and at the right temperature for traveling to the event site
+ Communicating effectively with event planners and other kitchen staff informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the clients objectives are met
+ Following systems and procedures outlined in the Swift + Company Staff manual
+ Following proper uniform and Swift + Company etiquette requirements
+ Other duties may be assigned

JOB SUMMARY FOR COOKS:

+ Preparing meals in accord with program needs and applicable food service sanitation standards
+ Helping deliver food from the kitchen to events
+ Assisting with carry out orders
+ Ensuring all food and equipment is properly secured and at the right temperature for traveling to the event site
+ Cooperating and assisting in nutrition education classes
+ Communicating effectively with event planners, chefs and other kitchen staff informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that the clients objectives are met
+ Following systems and procedures outlined in the Swift + Company Staff manual
+ Following proper uniform and Swift + Company etiquette requirements
+ Other duties may be assigned

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Previous experience in cooking / hospitality / hotel / restaurant / catering is preferred
+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Ability and willingness to work overtime, holidays and weekends
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and great attitude
+ Must have good oral and written communication skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Ability to multi-task
+ Problem solving
+ Must be creative, detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic
+ Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

WORK CONDITIONS:

+ Variable work environment, work is conducted indoors and outdoors with varying conditions
+ Be able to work in limited work space
+ Exposure to varying environments and venues
+ Frequent lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. or more
+ Noise level is usually moderate to loud
+ Fast-paced environment, subject to short notice activity including numerous schedule and priority changes

We are a drug free facility and do perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Swift + Company Marketing / Production Assistant reports to owner and Event Planners, and is responsible for many marketing, advertising, sales, event and organizational duties. This is a full time position with excellent growth potential. Off premise catering experience preferred but willing to train the right person with a can-do attitude. The Marketing / Production Assistant is an integral member of the Swift + Company team.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

+ Administrative assistant to two to three persons
+ Personal assistant to owner
+ Handles marketing, advertising, public relations for Swift + Company
+ Website updates
+ Social media updates
+ Handles client and staff appreciation
+ Client development
+ Creates original advertising for Swift + Company
+ Miscellaneous projects as requested
+ Answers telephone inquiries for catering
+ Keeps showroom neat and well-stocked with equipment
+ Monthly maintenance of computer server
+ Miscellaneous errand running
+ Event management as requested
+ Handles special projects

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
+ Experience or skills in marketing, social media, food and wine, event production
+ Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop; Mac-based office knowledge
+ Ability and willingness to work holidays and weekends
+ Must display excellent customer service skills and great attitude
+ Must have good clerical skills
+ Must have good oral and written communication skills
+ Must be highly motivated with ability to work independently
+ Must have ability to multi-task
+ Must be detail-oriented, dependable, and possess a strong work ethic
+ Must have valid Texas drivers license and ability to drive catering vans and trucks
+ Four year college degree preferred
+ Previous experience in a hospitality / hotel / restaurant / catering environment preferred
+ Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge and proficiency required
+ TABC certified

Swift + Company offers medical insurance coverage, and many other benefits in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
To apply, please send your resume to
resume@swiftevents.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Swift + Company Rentals is a division of Swift + Company, a preeminent event production company servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 years! Known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design, we also offer full service party rentals with that same impeccable service and unmistakable flair.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will have overall responsibility for the successful operation of the Swift + Company Rental Warehouse and will require an organized, hands-on individual who embraces the challenge of running a tight ship, including the safe storage, maintenance, accurate and on-time delivery and return of our event rental inventory.

LOCATION:

Swift + Company Warehouse
1919 Edwards
Houston, Texas 77007

REPORTS TO:

General Manager

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Overseeing inventory control and processing orders.
+ Oversee on-time preparation of inventory to satisfy scheduled deliveries and pickups for daily orders.
+ Monitoring customers through the sales staff to ensure the quality of service.
+ Delivering and fulfilling objectives and directions from corporate headquarters.
+ Manage morning load out & client will call process.
+ Producing and / or viewing delivery, pickup, sub-rental and over booking regular reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
+ Implementing and completing warehouse opening, operation and closing procedures on a daily basis.
+ Communicating with customers concerning delivery, pick up and inventory and quality control issues.
+ Manage data entry to accurately track rentals quantities and locations.
+ Oversee timely arrival, accounting and preparation of new rental inventory.
+ Supervise timely return, processing, cleaning and re-stocking rentals into inventory.
+ Supervise timely return and processing of damaged products.
+ Maintain all warehouse equipment in safe and working condition.
+ Maintain all warehouse areas including office, restrooms and storage areas in a safe, clean and working condition.
+ Maintain all company vehicles in safe and working condition.
+ Maintain all inspection and license requirements for all company vehicles.
+ Ensure proper training of all warehouse staff on the safe usage of all warehouse machinery and equipment.
+ Ensure and maintain proper training and education of warehouse staff as to the numerous rental items offered by Swift + Company Rentals.
+ Recommend and refine improvements to existing storage, delivery, return, transport and load out Procedures.
+ Manage delivery driver policies and procedures.
+ Briefing staff on the issues for that particular day.
+ Establish productivity goals for each warehouse department.
+ Motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork within the staff to ensure set productivity targets are met.
+ Maintain and manage safety standards throughout the facility.
+ Maintain security and integrity of the warehouse and all inventories.
+ Oversee that payroll and operating budget objectives are met.
+ Participate with General Manager in the strategic planning, administration and general management issues, which will include the day-to-day supervision of staff.
+ Maintain proper staffing levels at all times.
+ Process departmental employee payroll.
+ Conduct reviews for all employees.
+ Maintain recognition and incentive programs for warehouse staff.
+ Maintain up to date knowledge of the rental industry.

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

+ Three years experience in a warehouse management / supervisory position or
+ Five years experience in a warehouse environment.
+ Valid Texas Drivers License
+ Experience driving 16′ & 24′ Box Trucks (CDL License preferred).
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.
+ Bi-lingual (English & Spanish) preferred.
+ Strong understanding of warehouse process best practices.
+ A flexible, entrepreneurial spirit, capable of finding solutions in a fast-moving, growth environment.
+ Display an enthusiastic and friendly attitude.
+ Basic Microsoft Office knowledge including Excel, Word and Outlook.
+ Knowledge of rental products and equipment safety standards.
+ Basic handy man / construction skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Environment is in a shared office space as well as warehouse. Position will require a flexible schedule, extended hours, or weekends to accommodate customer needs and seasonal demand. Some work will require being exposed to the outdoors or extreme temperatures within the warehouse. Company’s warehouse operation may include ?shift? staffing and the successful candidate will actively ensure proper supervision of all work shifts.

NOTE: This is a general description of the duties and responsibilities most frequently required of this position. The company may from time to time request that the warehouse manager perform other related tasks and assume reasonable responsibilities that have not been specifically included in this description.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
To apply, please send your resume to
resume@swiftevents.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Swift + Company is a preeminent event production company servicing the Houston and Southwest region of Texas for 30 years! We are known for our outstanding cuisine, full service event production, wedding coordination, corporate event planning, flowers and unique design.

REPORTS TO:

Catering Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

The Event Planner is responsible for the planning and execution of all events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations back to sales. Duties involve negotiating and coordinating budgets, vendors, decor, menus, wines and libations, entertainment, tenting, VIPs, off-property events, and all related requirements for our clients, maximizing revenues and profits while ensuring the safety and quality of our services.

+ Four year college degree is preferred.
+ Minimum of four years industry experience preferred.
+ Previous department experience in a hospitality/hotel/restaurant/catering environment preferred.
+ Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge and proficiency required.

REQUIREMENTS:

+ Long hours and weekends are required during seasonal demand.
+ Medium work-exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force.
+ Ability to stand for long hours at a time.
+ As Event Planner, you will also spend some time moving about the event site overseeing the various components, contractors and staff during the installation, event and strike.
+ Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
+ Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
+ Must be able to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations including the ability to handle complaints and disputes and resolve them to satisfactory results.
+ Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
+ Must be effective in handling concerns in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving these concerns as necessary.
+ Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from various sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
+ Ability to work well with a team.
+ Must be effective at listening, understanding and clarifying concerns and issues raised by Swift + company staff and clients.
+ Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data.

We are a drug free facility and perform background checks.

SWIFT + COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
To apply, please send your resume to
resume@swiftevents.com