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Special Events Executive

Advertiser: C!NC HotelsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
27 Aug 2018
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary
$60,000 - $64,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Marketing & Communications, Event Management
Special Events Executive

Coogee Bay Hotel, located opposite Coogee Beach in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, is so much more than just a hotel. Boasting Sydney's biggest garden, four bars, two styles of accommodation, conference & function spaces, a 1,700 capacity live entertainment venue, two retail liquor outlets and a brassiere – all overlooking beautiful Coogee Beach - why work anywhere else!

We are seeking a self-motivated and energetic events whiz to take our special events to the next level. The fundamental responsibility of this role is to create, plan and execute all of Coogee Bay Hotel’s special event activities such as the Craft Beer & Cider Fest, Wine Affairs, Melbourne Cup, other sporting events as well as large scale SELINA’S live gigs like The Killers, Ocean Alley or Midnight Oil. Being a highly creative role, the Special Events Executive will also produce completely new, innovative event formats to drive foot traffic and revenue.

The Role:

  • Develop, plan and execute all special events for Coogee Bay Hotel, working closely with Sales, Marketing and the Operations Team
  • Deliver innovative, revenue generating event concepts, integrating current trends in event management and event design
  • Establish procedures and set standards to ensure that events progress seamlessly
  • Coordinate staff and ensure they understand the expectations and parameters for event delivery, being the key contact for anything arising during an event
  • Pro-actively communicate to all business units special event activities in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain and develop strategic partner relationships that benefit Coogee Bay Hotel
  • Negotiate with suppliers to get the best deal
  • Prepare documents including proposals, event orders, run sheets, etc.
  • Review, analyse and report on all special event activity to continually optimise effectiveness and ROI
  • Ensure costs are maintained within budget parameters

About You:

  • Degree in event management or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in events, with demonstrable skills in end-to-end event management
  • Highly creative with the ability to “think outside the box”
  • Exceptional relationship building and communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent guest service and quality delivery
  • Solid organisational skills, with the capacity to prioritise and work across multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of event activities through the use of data and research information
  • Budgeting skills
  • Flexibility with work hours – ability to work nights, weekends and public holidays

In return for your commitment, you will be provided with an opportunity for growth and development within a fun culture and solid support framework.

Click "Apply Now" and don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Coogee Bay Hotel, located opposite Coogee Beach in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, is so much more than just a hotel. Boasting Sydney's biggest garden, four bars, two styles of accommodation, conference & function spaces, a 1,700 capacity live entertainment venue, two retail liquor outlets and a brassiere – all overlooking beautiful Coogee Beach - why work anywhere else!

We are seeking a self-motivated and energetic events whiz to take our special events to the next level. The fundamental responsibility of this role is to create, plan and execute all of Coogee Bay Hotel’s special event activities such as the Craft Beer & Cider Fest, Wine Affairs, Melbourne Cup, other sporting events as well as large scale SELINA’S live gigs like The Killers, Ocean Alley or Midnight Oil. Being a highly creative role, the Special Events Executive will also produce completely new, innovative event formats to drive foot traffic and revenue.

The Role:

  • Develop, plan and execute all special events for Coogee Bay Hotel, working closely with Sales, Marketing and the Operations Team
  • Deliver innovative, revenue generating event concepts, integrating current trends in event management and event design
  • Establish procedures and set standards to ensure that events progress seamlessly
  • Coordinate staff and ensure they understand the expectations and parameters for event delivery, being the key contact for anything arising during an event
  • Pro-actively communicate to all business units special event activities in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain and develop strategic partner relationships that benefit Coogee Bay Hotel
  • Negotiate with suppliers to get the best deal
  • Prepare documents including proposals, event orders, run sheets, etc.
  • Review, analyse and report on all special event activity to continually optimise effectiveness and ROI
  • Ensure costs are maintained within budget parameters

About You:

  • Degree in event management or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in events, with demonstrable skills in end-to-end event management
  • Highly creative with the ability to “think outside the box”
  • Exceptional relationship building and communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent guest service and quality delivery
  • Solid organisational skills, with the capacity to prioritise and work across multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of event activities through the use of data and research information
  • Budgeting skills
  • Flexibility with work hours – ability to work nights, weekends and public holidays

In return for your commitment, you will be provided with an opportunity for growth and development within a fun culture and solid support framework.

Click "Apply Now" and don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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