Sales | Listed 23 February

Rydges South Bank Brisbane – 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 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

Reporting to the Director of Sales, this is a full time role for an industry professional seeking their next challenge. If you are looking for a career growth in Sales and/or Business Development this could be your next role along that pathway.

The role will be responsible for ensuring all Group enquiries are quoted, coordinated and executed in line with the client requirements, while also coordinating with other Hotel departments to ensure a smooth stay for the client. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, distribute and manage external room block proposals for prospective clients and groups
  • Pro-actively seek sales opportunities within accommodation and events sectors for the property through relationship building and industry knowledge   
  • 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

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 

  • Existing qualifications or currently studying Marketing, Event / Hospitality Management, or Business / Sales are desirable but not essential 
  • Previous experience in a similar role involving Sales, Reservations, Guest Services or Coordination 
  • Proficient user in Microsoft Office programs i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Previous experience using Property Management Systems e.g. OPERA desirable but not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level computer literacy 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 
  • Demonstrated ability using initiative 
  • Ability to adapt to ever evolving situations and problem solve 

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