Event Management | Listed 30 April

Rydges World Square – Senior Conference & Events 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 World Square

Located in the bustling heart of Sydney’s CBD, become a part of our vibrant team at Rydges World Square. Elevate your career, by crafting unforgettable guest moments to creating exciting events in one of the newest and largest conference and events centres in Sydney. Are you ready for the next step?

About the role

Reporting directly to the Director of Meetings and Event Sales 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 organisation 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 the kitchen to provide accurate information for a smooth handover of functions from banquet sales to banquet operations.
  • Take the lead on managing administration tasks to ensure the team is up to date with all critical due dates 

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 

  • 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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