Conference & Events Coordinator

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

We are looking for a Conference Coordinator to work in our busy conference and events team.

Previous experience in hotel events role or in a hospitality events role, with an understanding of hotel operations, is preferred. Many conferences are held in the evenings and weekends so flexibility to be available for key events is important.

About you:

  • You have a passion for outstanding guest service.
  • Well-groomed and professional at all times
  • You have a keen eye for detail and excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An understanding of Microsoft Office applications
  • Flexibility - availability for key events is a critical element of this role
  • You have a passion to deliver the highest level of food and beverage service
  • You show strong leadership and communication skills

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out the daily conference administration duties
  • Working closely with the F&B manager to ensure smooth daily conference operations
  • Coordinating client requirements to ensure the smooth running of events
  • Meeting and liaising with clients, guests, PCO's, brides and grooms, etc
  • Overseeing and assisting service for functions and weddings as required
  • Assisting with set-up for conferences, meetings and weddings
  • Delegating and organising your team

This dynamic position would suit a hard-working and dedicated individual, who is comfortable dealing with a wide range of clients. The successful candidate will be a well presented professional, preferably with previous conference and events experience with a passion to deliver the best conference experience for our guests.

This is a full-time position with an immediate start. Applicants must reside in New Zealand and either be New Zealand Citizens/Residents, or hold a valid New Zealand work permit.

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