QT Queenstown – Conference & Events Coordinator
About the business
Our passion is people. Designers, housekeepers and chefs, DJ’s, engineers, porters, baristas and accountants. We’re for the passionate. The progressive. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. When you work here, you don’t just come to work, you bring yourself to work. Of course we love great food. Natural service. Beautiful art, elegant design. Cocktails. Music. Luxury. QT is part of EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment, a proudly Australian-owned company with over 100 years’ experience in hospitality, entertainment and leisure in Australian & New Zealand.
About the Hotel & Role
Incomparable views over the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and breath-taking peaks of the Southern Alps set the scene at QT Queenstown and Rydges Queenstown. Sitting pretty in nature’s playground, this lush lakeside resort emulates nostalgic alpine and après-ski ambiance – perfect for the pleasure seeking adventurer. Get your luxury with a side of the signature QT quirk in your new favourite place to stay and play in the stunning Southern Alps.
Are you positive, proactive and passionate about the hotel industry? Do you have exquisite communication skills, fastidious attention to detail and endless enthusiasm? Then we want to hear from you! QT Queenstown is looking for a bright, shiny superstar to join our successful team.
This is a dynamic role which requires a dynamic individual.
This role encompasses duties across a variety of areas within the hotel, including (but not limited to): Event Management, Administration and Operational Support
Our Conference & Events Coordinator must:
– Have smarts and be on the ball.
– Be proficient in both written and verbal communication, and have the attention to detail of a school teacher brandishing a red pen.
– Show initiative. Lots of initiative. Lots.
– Have top notch computer skills.
– Be organised, on-to-it and self-motivated.
– Have the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
– Have the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.
– Be able to relate to various backgrounds, cultures and hierarchy.
– Have a ‘can do’ attitude and not take yourself too seriously.
This position will report to the Conference & Events Sales Manager and also work closely with the C&E Hub, National Director of Sales & Marketing and the Hotel Ops team.
Skills & Experience
-Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role
-Previous experience in target driven KPI’s
-Able to flex and adapt strategy to stay ahead of the market.
Benefits & perks
Renowned for our refreshingly local, down-to-earth experiences.
Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.
50% off stays at EVENT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more
Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVENT network.
Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.
Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.