CONFERENCE MANAGER

21-07-2022
CONFDRH
 
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Job description

CONFERENCE MANAGER

A great opportunity has become available at Distinction Rotorua Hotel for someone experienced in Conferencing to join our fun & friendly team.

Our new family member must be a PEOPLE person. You must live and breathe hospitality and be willing to go the extra mile.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing multiple events ranging in size and occasion.
  • Working with various departments and suppliers to ensure the clients. expectations are exceeded.
  • Conduct site inspections for potential clients.
  • Actively respond to enquiries, following up on business to assist in achieving revenue targets.
  • To coordinate and communicate in a professional and ethical manner with colleagues assisting where necessary to develop team spirit and to achieve standards of work and guest care as required by company.
  • Support with administration and operational duties for the Food & Beverage department as requested
  • To attend briefings/meetings as requested and to recognise the importance of new ideas and initiatives to the overall success of the operation.
  • Assist Banquets Team when required.
  • Maintain all department equipment to the correct standard.
  • A positive and professional appearance and attitude in all dealings with both internal & external customers
  • With each conference & event, check room & requirements, making sure everything is in working order, prior to clients arrive. Meet & Liaise with conference organisers / PCO’s and confirm daily timings. Follow up with catering to make sure each session is organised in a timely manner.
  • You may be required to represent Distinction Hotels at trade shows, seminars & promotional activities / events as required

Flexibility in your hours of work is required as they can involve any hours from Monday to Sunday & including holiday periods as required by business demand and client availability 

 

Job requirements

our skills and experience will include: Previous experience in a similar role preferred Knowledge of CMS program or other PMS an advancage High level of knowledge & skill with computers, e-mails & Microsoft Office Software Exceptional communication & presentation, and remember that attention to detail! Proven ability to multi-task and problem solve. A high level of organisation and time management skills. Hospitality or Events qualifications will be well regarded. Ability to work both independently and within a team A current Managers Licence or LCQ would be a bonus but not essential High level of both oral and written English language This role involves both desk & floor based work. If you feel you can add the desired value to our busy team, then we would love to hear from you.  Please note: Only applicants with current working visas or permanent residents of NZ will be considered for this position. Due to the high amount of applications only those who reach our shortlist will be contacted.  Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre Please Email your CV to:  Steven Taylor - fom@distinctionrotorua.co.nz
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Distinction Hotels Group
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