Sales | Listed 10 May

Rydges World Square – Conference & Events Executive

Work type
Full time

About the Business 

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. 

Join the Rydges World Square Conference and Events Sales team. We’re seeking a results driven sales professional to market our 458 room CBD hotel, 100 seat restaurant, onsite Cidery Bar and 8 functions rooms.  The dynamic sales team consistently celebrates achieving milestones every month.

About the role

Reporting directly to the C&E Sales Manager and working closely with the Food and Beverage operations team, your role will involve the sales and organisation of corporate events, weddings and social and special functions.

This role requires strong administration, relationship building, selling, and organisations skills.

Key responsibilities and tasks consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Pro-actively follow up quotes and enquiries to develop business
  • Build strong relationships with customers and seek post event feedback
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
  • Forge open communication with banquet operations and kitchen to provide accurate information for a smooth handover of functions from banquet sales to banquet operations.
  • Take the lead on managing administration tasks ensure the team is up to date with all critical due dates 

Benefits and Perks

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.
  • Up to 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, Lylo, Independent Collection 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 

  • A sound knowledge of the Events or Hospitality Industry
  • High level proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Experience in Ivvy advantageous
  • A warm, friendly, professional manner towards all clients and staff 
  • Problem solving skills and innovative thinking
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and work closely with other hotel departments

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