Leadership & Management | Listed 23 May

Rydges Newcastle – Banquets & Meetings Team Leader

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 Rydges Newcastle

Join our dynamic team at Rydges Newcastle and be part of an exceptional hotel experience. Nestled in the heart of the city, our hotel offers a unique blend of modern luxury and warm hospitality. Now’s the time to elevate your career in the heart of Newcastle, make your move.

About the role

We are on the lookout for a friendly, passionate and motivated Banquets & Meetings Team Leader in our Food & Beverage Team! 

As a Banquets & Meetings Team Leader, you are an enthusiastic leader with strong communication and organisational abilities who can lead and inspire a team of Food & Beverage superstars.

A Rydges Newcastle Banquets & Meetings Team Leader prides themselves on supporting a dedicated team in continually improving our operations and guest service levels. 

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, 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 

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in/of conference, meeting and wedding operations is required.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • A current and up-to-date RSA qualification
  • Professional manner and grooming.
  • Adaptable to the fast paced and dynamic hotel industry.
  • Flexibility and can work 7 day rotating roster including Public Holidays.
  • Ability to work across different service periods.
  • The ability to train and lead a team.
  • A  positive & enthusiastic attitude with the ability to multi task and make decisions on the run. 
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

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