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Conference and Events Assistant

Advertiser: Heritage Hotel Management LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Oct 2019
Location
Canterbury, North Canterbury
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Marketing & Communications, Event Management

Conference and Events Assistant

Heritage Hanmer Springs is a 4.5 star hotel located in the glorious alpine spa village of Hanmer Springs, just 90 minutes north of Christchurch.


We are looking for a Conference & Events Assistant to work in our busy Heritage Hanmer Springs team. This is a part-time position, which will include work on weekends and evenings as required. 


The successful candidate will have very good attention to detail and the ability to organize and work with the Food and Beverage team to deliver the best conference experience for our guests. 

The key skills required for this role include:

  • A great organiser, with an eye for detail and creative flair
  • A positive personality
  • Fun yet professional outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills - experience on Word, Excel and Outlook is essential
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
  • Flexibility - Be prepared to work a seven-day roster (5 days on, 2 off) including weekends and evenings.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out the daily conference administration duties
  • Working with the F&B team to ensure smooth daily conference operations
  • Co-coordinating client requirements to ensure the smooth running of events
  • Assisting service for functions and weddings as required
  • Assisting with set-up and breakdowns for conferences, meetings and weddings as required

This dynamic position would suit a hard-working and dedicated individual, who is comfortable dealing with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will be well presented and professional, preferably with previous conference and events experience in a similar role however, training will be provided for the right person

 

Applicants must reside in New Zealand and either be New Zealand Citizens/Residents, or hold a valid New Zealand work permit.

Heritage Hanmer Springs is a 4.5 star hotel located in the glorious alpine spa village of Hanmer Springs, just 90 minutes north of Christchurch.


We are looking for a Conference & Events Assistant to work in our busy Heritage Hanmer Springs team. This is a part-time position, which will include work on weekends and evenings as required. 


The successful candidate will have very good attention to detail and the ability to organize and work with the Food and Beverage team to deliver the best conference experience for our guests. 

The key skills required for this role include:

  • A great organiser, with an eye for detail and creative flair
  • A positive personality
  • Fun yet professional outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills - experience on Word, Excel and Outlook is essential
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
  • Flexibility - Be prepared to work a seven-day roster (5 days on, 2 off) including weekends and evenings.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out the daily conference administration duties
  • Working with the F&B team to ensure smooth daily conference operations
  • Co-coordinating client requirements to ensure the smooth running of events
  • Assisting service for functions and weddings as required
  • Assisting with set-up and breakdowns for conferences, meetings and weddings as required

This dynamic position would suit a hard-working and dedicated individual, who is comfortable dealing with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will be well presented and professional, preferably with previous conference and events experience in a similar role however, training will be provided for the right person

 

Applicants must reside in New Zealand and either be New Zealand Citizens/Residents, or hold a valid New Zealand work permit.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an events coordinator?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the hospitality & tourism industry?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you have customer service experience?

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