Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House is a ministry of the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus. The Bellarmine team is committed to fostering the spiritual development of Catholics and people of faith through a variety of retreats and contemporary programs. The Bellarmine team works together to provide a sacred atmosphere of quiet hospitality in a setting of natural beauty.
Our full-time event and retreat planner will be the primary point of contact for retreat house events and will coordinate all contracts and schedules for on-site group retreats and private retreats. Our event planner will report to the Associate Director. This team member will be responsible for ensuring our team is prepared to receive groups and guests for all calendared events and managing and scheduling retreat inquiries according to our mission. He/she will collaborate with our Executive Chef in managing the kitchen and also strengthen our internal team by providing office support, coordinating in-house team events and fostering a positive, collaborative and joyful work environment.
Communicate group’s needs to housekeeping, kitchen, office, Jesuit, and maintenance teams. Take point with all external groups from inquiry to scheduling, contracting, and billing and maintain group file documentation including insurance forms
Welcome visitors, process incoming retreat reservations, and answer phones
Complete event sheet for internal teams and serve as the primary point person for in-house groups during their event
Forward event deposit paperwork and event closing paperwork to Accountant for billing
Maintain statistics on retreat attendance and survey group coordinators
Capture and distribute notes from weekly staff meeting
Support marketing and communication initiatives
Coordinate Youth Ministers Round Table
Excellent Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage
Life insurance and Disability Insurance
Generous Paid Time off
403b and Pension Savings Plan
Professional development funding program
Daily Mass available and lunch is provided
A 4-year college degree and/or relevant work experience
Open to working in a Catholic organization and coordinating faith-based activities
High level of detail orientation and organization with strong communication and problem solving skills
Highly motivated with a demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and discretion
High level of proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
Experience with InDesign, Raisers Edge and social media a plus
Virtus trained and/or willing to be trained within first month of employment
About Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House is part of the Society of Jesus, commonly called the Jesuits, which is the largest religious order of the Catholic Church and serves in 112 nations on 6 continents with over 20,000 priests and brothers. The Society of Jesus was founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Bellarmine is one of many Jesuit retreat houses across the world. The team at Bellarmine is committed to fostering the spiritual the spiritual development of Catholics and other people of faith through a variety of retreats and contemporary spirituality programs.
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