Surfair Conference, Wedding & Events Centre are currently looking for an experienced & passionate Sales and Events Executive to join our growing, dynamic and results oriented sales team.
Centrally located on the Sunshine Coast and situated on absolute beachfront with direct access to patrolled Marcoola Beach, the award winning Surfair Beach Hotel and Conference, Wedding & Events Centre offers five, newly renovated, in-house function rooms with capacity for events from 10 240 guests.
The role of Sales and Events Executive is to sell the conference, wedding and event services offered by Surfair, ensure they are well planned and organised to run successfully and to meet and/or exceed our clients' expectations.
Key responsibilities of this role are
Complete organisation of conferences, weddings & events from initial enquiry, confirmation and post-event follow up in order to ensure client satisfaction and respond to their queries and requests in a professional and timely manner
Prepare proposals, contracts, banquet event orders, invoicing schedules and all other relevant paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
Achieve the expected sales budget by selling the wide range of services and products relating to conferences, weddings and events to our clients
Liaise with other hotel departments closely and effectively to ensure events run smoothly and successfully
Undertake site inspections and other sales and marketing activities including (but not limited to) wedding expos, open days, industry events, social media platforms
The ideal candidate must have experience in an events environment and will have the following:
Outgoing and customer service focus with a strong sales approach, focusing on conversion from enquiry level
Be highly organised and able to manage priorities
Good team player; contribute to and assist the sales and operations teams
Handle tasks carefully and correctly be thorough and exact in all details with a sense of urgency
Remain calm and effective with excellent problem solving skills
Committed to delivering exceptional customer service at all times
Ability to multi-task and have a passion and creative flair for event organisation
Sound computer skills and social media marketing skills an advantage. Experience with the Ivvy system would also be an advantage
Surfair is a progressive company with considerable growth potential and offers secure and rewarding employment in an amazing environment. If you feel your current background, experience and skills are in line with this role's requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter to apply for this exciting opportunity.