Groups & Events Co-ordinator - N/A07725
Code/Reference:
N/A07725
Applications accepted until:
2018-03-19
Number of Openings
1

Unit:

Maslow Sandton

Location:

Johannesburg

Job Purpose

The Groups & Events Co-ordinator will be responsible to be the primary client contact for the successful planning, co-ordination and delivery of all events and conferencing across the business unit property with the objectives of creating a public image and the reputation of the business unit€™s brand as the conferencing venue of choice.

 

Education

Grade 12

3 year Diploma in Hotel Management is preferred

 

Experience:

1 €“ 2 years experience in a hotel environment

Experience in event management an advantage

 

Skills and Knowledge

Events Planning & Co-ordination

Events Management

Strong English Verbal & Written Communication skills

Financial awareness

Proficient Computer Skills (MS Office / Opera)

 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Co-ordinate & sell logistical arrangements as per event itinerary i.e transport, accommodation, food & beverage with relevant stakeholders and departments across the business unit.

  • Conduct site inspections with client€™s with regards venues and facilities

  • Have an up-to-date understanding of facilities and products available for events and conferencing

  • Attend pre-event meetings and work with client to understand their event and conferencing requirements

  • Offer solutions in line with client requirements and facilitate requirements with third party suppliers including menus, décor, flowers, set-up, music, etc. where required

  • Check that the venue set up meets technical (lighting, sound) and customer requirements

  • Check the set-up requirements for entertainment, catering, décor, etc. in line with customer requirements and facilitate any necessary changes with relevant operations stakeholders.

  • Communicate with suppliers / contractors with regards requirements for specific events / conferencing, leveraging relationships to optimise the event within the set budget.

Equity:

Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.