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Boise Centre is Idaho’s premier convention center facility with 86,000 sq. ft. of exhibition and meeting space. Boise Centre was created to generate local economic development. Providing the highest level of quality services with the utmost consideration to its clients, guests, and employees while preserving the asset they have been given the responsibility to operate.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity is essential to our success.
  • Demonstrating pride and professionalism brings excellence to our work.
  • Trust, respect and accountability are critical to strong relationships and superior teamwork.
  • Combining consistent quality with flexibility differentiates our service from others.
  • Mixing passion, collaboration and creativity results in service excellence

Director of Sales

Are you looking for a positive environment where guests receive WOW service?  Does working with passionate, creative professionals who are devoted to excellence intrigue you?  Do you want to be part of growing a premiere convention center? Then this opportunity is for you!

Calyx Weaver & Associates is seeking a Director of Sales for Boise Centre, Idaho’s premier convention center facility with approximately 86,000 net square feet of exhibition and meeting space, superb food, and top-notch service.

Boise Centre’s mission is to WOW our guests with unforgettable experiences.  Our team of passionate, creative professionals are devoted to excellence in food, service, amenities and venue management.

Boise Centre invites you to join the team of professionals who believe:

  • Integrity is essential to our success
  • Demonstrating pride and professionalism brings excellence to our work
  • Trust, respect and accountability are critical to strong relationships and superior teamwork
  • Combining consistent quality with flexibility differentiates our service from others
  • Mixing passion, collaboration and creativity results in service excellence

The basics of the position are:

  • Identify, develop, and evaluate sales strategy, based on Boise Centre’s objectives, market characteristics, and cost factors.
  • Use sales forecasting and/or strategic planning to maximize sales results and profitability of products and services by analyzing business results and monitoring market trends.
  • Provide leadership while directing the hiring, training, and performance of sales staff.
  • Coordinate and/or participate in promotional activities and tradeshows that promote and sell Boise Centre.
  • Prepare detailed reports including: budgets, analysis of sales categories, monthly sales reports, etc.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly sales results against budget, forecasts and facility historical information.

The best person will bring these qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university with major coursework in sales or business administration, marketing, or other related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in destination sales and marketing, preferably with a convention center, conference center, multi-purpose public assembly facility or hospitality related business such as a hotel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively relate to different personality types.
  • Dependable, self-starter and enjoys working collaboratively with a dedicated team of professionals.
  • Advanced knowledge of principles and practices relating to sales and sales strategy
  • Knowledge of sales concepts and selling cycles.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from a variety of groups
  • Ability to compile and summarize information.
  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment with established procedural guidelines.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations that pertain to the convention industry.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc.
  • Ability to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports.
  • Advanced computer skills with proficiency in PowerPoint or similar presentation software programs.
  • Possess integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Project a professional and courteous demeanor at all times.
  • Provide respectful and thorough customer service to internal and external customers

The Physical Requirements for ADA purposes are:

  • Constantly involves sitting, using hands to handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, talking and hearing.
  • Must have sufficient manual dexterity to work with the fingers and to reach/handle items. May require lifting (30 to 50 lbs.) of boxed materials and assembly of tradeshow displays.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of primarily administrative nature.
  • Occasionally required to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to travel for short extended stays.
  • Operation of vehicles involved with day to day activities.

Salary: Will depend upon experience.

Benefits: Complete benefit package

Boise Centre is an equal opportunity employer

Position is open until filled.

Calyx Weaver and Associates is a recruiting firm managing all aspects of recruitment for this opening with Boise Centre.  Please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@weaver-solutions.com.


Steward

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Boise Centre is currently accepting applications for Banquet Cooks.

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, the Steward is responsible for maintaining and overseeing a proper functioning dish area.  The Steward is responsible for washing and sanitizing all dishware, cookware, silverware, and glassware while also keeping a clean and safe work area.  The Steward may assist in food preparation.

We seek a unique, enthusiastic and dedicated individual whose key responsibilities are to:

  1. Wash all dishware, glassware, silverware, service ware and cookware
  2. Put away all clean items
  3. Ensure the dish room is clean and organized
  4. Communicates with cross functional teams regularly
  5. Works as a team player, sharing knowledge and skills

Compensation:  $10.00/hour

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:  employment@boisecentre.com OR mail to:

Boise Centre
Human Resources
850 W Front Street
Boise ID  83702

Boise Centre is an equal opportunity employer in the hospitality industry and is Idaho’s premier convention center for meetings, conferences, and social events.  With a front-row view of the Boise National Forest and the pristine Boise River, Boise Centre is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Boise, Idaho with 50,000 sq. ft. of exhibition/ meeting space with superb food and service.  For more information about our exciting expansion currently under construction, please visit www.boisecentre.com or www.boiseauditorium.com.


 

Banquet Servers

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Under the direction of the Food and Beverage Supervisor, the Wait Staff serves food and beverages to guests according to Boise Centre standards.
The ideal candidate will have at least three (3) months of related experience, be able to work in a fast paced environment and provide excellent customer service.

Big 5 Job Functions

  1. Provides friendly and courteous customer service and responds to guests’ requests regarding food or service.
  2. Serves food and beverages to guests using proper rules of etiquette.
  3. Sets place settings according to Boise Centre standards.
  4. Cleans tables and banquet equipment following events.
  5. Works as a team player, sharing knowledge and skills.

To view the full job description, please visit us at www.boisecentre.com

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references by mail to Human Resources, 850 W Front Street, Boise, ID 83702, or e-mail to employment@boisecentre.com.

Boise Centre is an equal opportunity employer in the hospitality industry and is Idaho’s premier convention center for meetings, conferences, and social events. With a front-row view of the Boise National Forest and the pristine Boise River, Boise Centre is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Boise, Idaho with 50,000 sq. ft. of exhibition/ meeting space along with an additional 36,000 sq. ft. expansion opening in September 2016. For more information about our expansion, please visit www.boisecentre.com or www.boiseauditorium.com.

Compensation: $12.00/hr.
Job Type: Part-Time
Posting will close 8/15/16


Operations Staff

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Reporting to the Operations Supervisors, the Operations Staff provides general labor for Boise Centre events by setting up, maintaining, and tearing down equipment. This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the facility during events. The Operations Staff is frequently in contact with the general public. Duties are heavy in nature, requiring considerable physical activity, performed under occasional hazardous conditions, and require normal attention to details to prevent errors.

The ideal candidate will be capable of working in a physically demanding environment, have related experience and deliver excellent customer service.

Big 5 Job Functions

  • Safely moves equipment to set up and tear down rooms per Banquet Event Order.
  • Responds to client and department requests for changes and/or additional equipment.
  • Maintains facility during events by maintaining restrooms, trash, floors, equipment, and restocking supplies.
  • Follows all safety and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Works as a team player, sharing knowledge and skills.

To apply, please EMAIL resume and cover letter to employment[at]boisecentre.com OR mail to:

Human Resources
Boise Centre
850 W Front Street
Boise ID 83702

Compensation: $10-$12 – DOE
Position open until filled.
Job Type: Part-time