Sales | Listed 01 May

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley – Group 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 Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Surrounded by lush vineyards and scenic beauty, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley offers an unforgettable workplace experience. Complete with a range of amazing facilities including a ferris Wheel, brewery, waterpark, and 18-hole golf course, join the team that keeps it all humming in the heart of wine country.

About the role

  • The role is a unique opportunity representing a dual approach to Group Reservations and Sales. From taking the initial inquiry to contracting and managing group accommodation this role encompasses managing the journey from start to finish.
  • Business hours Monday to Friday role, reporting directly into the Reservations & Yield Manager and working closely alongside our Revenue and Sales Teams to co-ordinate and oversee all aspects of group bookings.
  • You will provide efficient and professional service to all guests via email and phone, whilst actively promoting our resort, outlets, facilities and promotions.

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 

  • Outstanding written & verbal communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task as well as work under pressure
  • A team player
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Issuing and contracting group accommodation quotes in line with Hotel procedure
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain key relationships with clients, agents and ket stakeholders
  • Undertake all group reservation tasks such as actioning release backs, follow up deposit schedules and loading rooming lists
  • Fast and accurate data entry with exceptional attention to detail
  • Previous experience in a Reservations or Sales role (preferred)
  • Experience using Opera PMS (preferred)
  • You must possess the legal right to work in Australia as no sponsorships will be offered

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