Events and Well-Being Programs Coordinator Wanted for Summer

Events and Well-Being Programs Coordinator Wanted for Summer

12 Jul 2021
Oregon, Salem, 97301 Salem USA

Events and Well-Being Programs Coordinator Wanted for Summer

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat & Conference Center has immediate openings for a summer hire with great potential to become full-time on its Guest Experience Team.

We are looking for candidates with a proven history of managing, curating and executing events, with an understanding of holistic wellness programming. A positive attitude, responsible work ethic and ability to live and work in a cooperative environment are a must. This position reports to the Director of Guest Experience.

The Guest Experience Team seeks candidates who live their values around service, self-motivation and clear, honest communication. Applicants need good customer service and communication skills, computer literacy, great phone presence, cashiering experience, the ability to adapt and multitask efficiently, pay attention to details and work closely with a team.

Breitenbush is not normal! We are a worker-owned cooperative business stewarding a beautiful off-grid mountain retreat center on the Breitenbush River. Our 30+ staff and 35,000 guests per year draw on a deep sense of purpose and collective ownership, not conventional measures of wealth.

Job Description

Develops and maintains relationships with workshop and faculty presenters, healers and staff for retreats, workshops and well-being programs

Works in conjunction with external Event Coordinators

Works with Guest Experience Director to produce contracts for events

Maintains schedules for events, massage therapists, and daily well-being programs

Works in Registration System (ResNexus)

Ensure the guest environment and all guest services meet Breitenbush standards for quality of service

Cross-trained on all Guest Experience Team functions including, but not limited to: Guest Registration, Store Front, Guest Communication, Clearing Arts and Customer Service

Essential Qualifications:

Prior Event Planning with a focus on Well-Being Programs

Strong customer service and de-escalation abilities

A general understanding of budgeting and contract negotiation

Proficient with Google Suite and able to quickly learn software programs

Ability to work independently, and closely and constructively with a team

Additional Desired Qualifications:

Certifications in Yoga, Personal Training, Holistic Wellness, Massage Therapy, Reiki, etc

CPR, First Aid, Safety

Organizational skills - ability to execute tasks efficiently, accurately, and independently

Ability to listen carefully to resolve guest issues within our policies using diplomacy and kindness

Administration skills - Time management, strategic planning, resourceful, detail oriented, anticipate needs.

Important Note on Compensation:

Let's cut to one of the most unusual parts of Breitenbush: almost everybody at Breitenbush makes the same amount of money. Currently that's $12.75 per hour, Oregon minimum wage. However, for the right candidate, our compensation package is very rich. Though it is hard to measure, many of us that live and work here relate to the total compensation package as feeling closer to $20/hour. Below is a list of benefits.


Employer provided housing at hot springs retreat center

Free utilities (including long distance phone and high speed internet)

Guest privileges and discounted events

Employer covered health care (For full time workers)

Dental Care (100% premium covered by employerfor full time workers)

Summer Hires receive 5 days of unpaid vacation

Very generous vacation package (Paid, Wellness, Birthday, and extended leavesfor full time workers)

Organic Vegetarian Meals at cost average $5.00/meal

Discounted massages

Household items (Dr. Bronner’s soap, toilet paper, etc)

Community living in the Cascade Mountains

Unlimited access to Hot springs, sauna, yoga and more

Commute to work across a footbridge that spans the Breitenbush River

Co-op member and ownership possibilities including dividends (profit-sharing)

Housing Considerations:

At Breitenbush, you do receive free housing. Because our housing is very limited, there is the need to be flexible around housing. Many of us share housing. Some of us do not have running water, a bathroom or kitchen in our housing, but share those amenities with others.

This position will start as a summer hire (July through September) with great potential to become full-time.



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