Event Management | Listed 19 April

Rydges Newcastle – Conference & Events Coordinator

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

This role is a 30 hour weekly minimum, ideally spread over Monday – Friday (5 days) however this is negotiable for the right applicant. 

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate – switching between sales and coordination – and responsible for ensuring the department achieves targets, upsells and gets every event just right. 

Although primarily the role will be maintaining and building the relationships with our current customers, we require someone who can identify growth opportunities.

An excellent team player, you will be part of a fast moving environment and ensuring our revenue and service goals are always achieved.  Taking direction from the Conference & Event Sales Manager, you will be able to coordinate multiple events at the same time, while assisting, quoting and securing new events, administration tasks and proactive sales. 

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 

  • Have previous experience in the events and/or hospitality industry
  • Show a high level of initiative 
  • Be a critical, solutions-focused thinker with phenomenal attention to detail
  • Be organised and self-motivated
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Love being part of a team where we share our successes
  • Enjoy plenty of variety
  • iVvy and Opera experience preferred, but not essential

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