Catering Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator

One year Contract, Full Time

The Stop Community Food Centre is a leading edge, nationally respected non-profit organization that’s been on the front lines of tackling hunger and poverty in Toronto for over 30 years. The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds community and challenges inequality.

The Stop’s catering services are a new social enterprise initiative of our fundraising department, with all net proceeds supporting our anti-hunger, community building programs. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, resourceful co-ordinator to drive catering sales, liaise with clients, and assist in the execution of events.

Reporting to the Director of Development, and working as part of the fundraising team, the Catering Coordinator will:
Develop new business and ensure retention of current clients
Develop and execute  marketing strategies to increase catering sales
Initiate and execute strategies to become a preferred caterer at key venues
Develop marketing collateral including catering brochures, website, etc.
Liaise with our chef and other staff to o-ordinate catering functions including booking, selecting and costing menu items, pricing, coordinating staff and equipment rentals
Attend events to ensure client expectations are met or exceeded
Prepare thorough and professional proposals
Attend industry events as required
Competitive, self-starter, results-oriented, entrepreneurial spirit
Demonstrated experience in the food service industry, with a proven track record in sales
Excellent industry networks and connections
Superior presentation skills
Diplomatic, confident, organized, assertive, enthusiastic and a team player
Strong budgeting and financial acumen
Understanding of, and alignment with, The Stop’s mission
Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical and leadership skills
Ability to manage several projects with competing, demanding deadlines

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Start date: As soon as possible

Please email your letter and resume to with Hiring Committee –Catering Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator in the subject line.

No phone calls or email inquiries please.

The Stop is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity seeking groups. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in The Stop.

P.O. Box 69,
Station E., Toronto
Ontario M6H 4E1

tel: 416-652-7867
fax: 416-652-2294

1884 Davenport Rd. Toronto

charitable # 119192763RR0001