Event Management | Listed 22 March

Rydges South Bank Brisbane – Conference & Events Sales 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 South Bank Brisbane

Level up your career with the best in Brisbane hospitality. Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, offering a variety of rooms, with state-of-the-art features, and fantastic amenities, including Soleil Pool Bar and the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant onsite. We can’t wait to hear from you!

About the role

Conference and Events are in our blood and our dedication to performing above the market makes for an exciting, successful and ultimately very rewarding workplace. This role will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Daily administrative support functions both internally and externally 
  • Responding to general emails and phone enquires 
  • Assist with the preparation, issuance and processing of detailed event paperwork, both internally and externally
  • Processing accommodation / group reservations, cancellations and amendments to contracted bookings
  • Liaise daily with other hotel departments in relation to conference / event logistics and F&B outlets and 
  • Detailed record and diary management
  • Ensure post event follow up with all clients 
  • Liaising with event suppliers / third parties as required

Reporting to the Director of Conference & Events, this is a full time role for an industry professional seeking their next challenge. If you have ever wanted a role that differs every day, meeting new people, revel in the idea that you can make their day and completely immerse yourself in a job where nothing is impossible? Then this is the role for you! 

From the inspirational to the aspirational, events at Rydges South Bank are at the core of our business. You will have exposure to a variety of domestic and international markets while engaging in all types of business and social event enquiries. You will provide administrative support for the Conference and Events team to ensure all hotel events are coordinated in a timely and accurate manner.

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 

We want to know what sets you apart from other applicants and how you can take our business to new heights! When it comes to sales; excellent verbal and written communication, high level computer literacy, sharp and professional presentation, and strong attention to detail are must haves. 

In addition to having a love for hospitality and events, we are also looking for:

  • Existing qualifications or currently studying Marketing, Event / Hospitality Management, or Business / Sales are desirable, but not essential 
  • Previous experience in similar role involving Events and/or Sales and or coordination
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite; IVvy Events / CRM and OPERA or similar hotel software programs; desirable but not essential 
  • Enjoy building and maintaining positive relationships, both internally and externally
  • Enthusiastic participant in the sales & events department with a focus on securing repeat business
  • Possess a professional attitude, time management is key and an efficient approach to all things Event Sales
  • Achieving deadlines is what drives you to succeed.

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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