Overview

Position:                              Senior Wedding and Function Sales Coordinator

Salary:                                  Market related

Location:                             Muldersdrift

Job type:                             1 Year Independent Contract

Industry:                              Hospitality

Reference Number:          RDT.G.SWFSC.04072024

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Our client is a hotel, conference, wedding venue and spa based in Muldersdrift and they are looking for a Sales and Weddings Manager to join their team. Please not that this is a LIVE OUT POSITION.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The manager must be assertive while maintaining the diplomacy of a good negotiator and will be responsible for increasing the Hotel’s revenues in the event business
  • The position will work closely with other sales staff and the management team to facilitate sales conversion through our enquiries and wedding exhibition leads
  • It will focus heavily on prospecting business in all wedding market segments
  • Supervising the Wedding and the Function Coordination

o   Quality assuring event coordinating processes from start to finish

o   Monitoring Coordinators’ work performance as per the standards

o   Office administration and staff rostering

  • Translate the bride’s vision into reality
  • Relate to all stakeholders both in and outside of the organisation
  • Produce high quality data entry with close attention to detail

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12
  • Event Management certificate/diploma will be an advantage

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 5 + Years’ wedding sales and planning in similar establishments
  • Must have strong negotiating skills and be comfortable “asking” for the business
  • Must be Proficient in MS Office Word and Excel Programs
  • Must have experience with POS booking management systems
  • Must have proven knowledge and savvy with social media
  • Must be skilled in dealing with department issues
  • Must know how to market, capture and convert business and be knowledgeable of different wedding cultures and trends
  • Must be highly detailed orientated and creative at up-selling
  • Must have a strong customer focus with the ability to build rapport and problem-solve independently
  • Must have verbal solid/written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively
  • Must be self–motivated with proven time management and organisation skills
  • Must have the ability to work in an open fast, paced environment and meet crucial deadlines
  • Must exhibit a ‘can do’ attitude and passion for creating exceptional events
  • Must be willing to work a flexible week/ weekend and hours to cover consultations, viewings/inspections
  • Must be able to work under pressure effectively
  • Must be able to make effective decisions and use initiative where necessary
  • Must be able to deal with customer complaints effectively
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own transport

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https://www.careers-page.com/the-globevest-group-2/job/QWY84XXW

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