We are now hiring a wedding coordinator!
New Kent Winery at Dombroski Vineyards is family operated Farm Winery in a picturesque multi-purpose facility that includes a unique Tasting Room, wine production facility, wedding, event, and concert venue on the property. Our mission is to deliver memorable experiences to our customers by providing legendary service, quality, and value.
We believe that good people can build a great company – and at New Kent Winery, we continue to grow! We’re looking for versatile, knowledgeable and passionate individuals for a variety of exciting positions.
At New Kent Winery, we are building a new type of team, one that is dynamic, open, and collaborative and provides new experiences every day. We value our employees and we are committed to their success.
We are seeking an energetic and outgoing person to join our team as a Wedding Coordinator.
As a Wedding Coordinator you will be responsible for working with each bride in planning, organizing and at times executing events at our wedding venue. The ideal candidate is assertive, competitive, enthusiastic, has excellent customer service skills and physical characteristics necessary to perform the work, such as long periods of walking, standing, lifting, etc. Candidate must be energetic and willing to work nights and weekends during the wedding season. Job responsibilities include following up with customer inquiries, event setup, teardown and executing other event specifics.
Wedding Coordination meetings with brides, vendors and Winery Staff
Maintain administrative files on each wedding booked
Maintain relationships with Preferred Vendors
Manage Wedding timelines
Meet client demands for each wedding within Vineyard Estate guidelines
Drafting and formulating Letters of Agreement between the customer and Vineyard Estate
Provide day-of wedding coordination services when assigned
Assist owners in management of the Vineyard Estate venue
Other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Two years experience in wedding coordination and event planning
Strong management history in the service and/or hospitality industry, preferably in the wedding industry
Knowledge of regional wedding industry
Must have strong administrative and organizational work experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Outgoing, well spoken, professional and polite
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately, performing multiple tasks simultaneously.
The Wedding Events Coordinator role has supervisory responsibilities.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time position, and typical work hours and days may vary but will involve some Saturdays and Sundays. Work schedules are subject to change based upon business necessity. Must be able to work weekends.
This will be an hourly rate position based on experience and you shall be eligible to receive additional compensation for weddings managed, and executed by you.
This would require the ability to be on your feet all day and lift 40 pounds, lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, strength to lift and carry files weighing up to 10 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
It is the policy of New Kent Winery at Dombroski Vineyards to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and/or expression, national origin or citizenship, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, and compensation. In addition, New Kent Winery will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
If you are interested in joining the team, please fill out our employment form here!