Event Management | Listed 31 May

Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges – Conference & Events Sales Executive

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges

Want to join a team with a sense of history, a penchant for sustainability and a side of country? The Powerhouse Hotel Tamworth by Rydges, a 5-star hotel, is the perfect place to be, with beautiful blend of contemporary design and enveloping coziness, alongside a local-inspired restaurant and bar. We can’t wait to hear from you.

About the role

Applications are open to a passionate and talented individual to lead our conference & events team as Conference & Events Sales Executive at the Powerhouse Hotel Tamworth by Rydges. As Conference & Events Sales Executive you will drive sales, plan & service social & corporate events, lead your own department & take a hands-on approach to create memorable experiences through stellar service and product. You will be involved in client relations & work through every step of the sales process from initial conception through to delivery of outstanding events including dinners, corporate events & beautiful weddings.

Key responsibilities included:

  • Curate an unforgettable & personalised experience for our guests from start to finish
  • Oversee & maintain quality, sales & service in our variety of conference rooms
  • Ensure products & services being delivered are consistently of the highest quality with ongoing improvement
  • Ensure clients receive a superior level of hospitality & event planning requirements with timely delivery of responses, cost estimates & event outcomes
  • Consistently generate new business through service & sales ability
  • Continue to enhance the loyal relationships with guests and locals to promote repeated clientele
  • Maximise & identify opportunities to sell products & experiences that suit the needs of our guests
  • Provide outstanding events leadership & supervision whilst providing, coordination & advice in a professional & timely manner
  • Establish & deliver a creative & innovative hospitality experience inclusive of high-end catering, event layout, venue set up & pack down, and other event delivery services required from planning to implementing.
  • Work closely with the Executive Chef, F&B & Reservations team to develop innovative menus, maintain quality service & maximise profits
  • Manage, monitor, & continuously improve on budgets, forecasting, ordering, stocktakes, & financial control practices

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, LyLo, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • Previous C&E management or supervisor experience
  • Previous experience in delivering weddings, corporate & social events
  • Enjoy a hands on approach to management & service
  • Demonstrated financial acumen in relation to running a profitable Conference & Event department
  • Sound understanding of & ability to complete back of house operations including rostering, budgeting & wage control
  • A natural ability to sell & create solid business relationships
  • The ability to multitask & work to timeframes
  • Ability to lead a team to successfully deliver a quality event
  • A talent for customer service with a vibrant and outgoing nature. 

If you’re interested in keeping up to date with all available positions at EVT, including cinemas, hotels, and Thredbo, you can sign up for our weekly job alerts here https://www.evt.com/elevate/careers/.   

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