Wedding & Events Coordinator

Royal on the Park Hotel & Suites is an important part of Brisbane’s history – everyone has a story about their experience with the ‘hotel with the flags’. The people of Brisbane carry a special fondness for our hotel; couple this with our prime location close to the river overlooking the City Botanic Gardens and you’ve got a winning combination on your hands.About youThe newest member of our Royal Family will be someone who has a passion for events and exceeding client expectations.  You’re at your best when priorities are high and you’re on the go. You’re a true ambassador for the brand you work with and this shines through in the service you deliver to your clients.  You love to be the go –to contact for Weddings and ensuring the Bride & Grooms are wowed on their special day.  Your focus will be on ensuring your clients’ needs are anticipated and met, and ensuring every interaction they have with our hotel is exceptional.The roleReporting to our Conference & Events Manager, you role will encompass:Handling incoming wedding & event enquiries and responses in the first instanceProvide tailored wedding / event proposals (according to hotel standards) within a 24 hour periodResponsibility for growth of target markets within the events categories and all market segmentsBuild and enhance client relationships via face to face appointments, site inspections, and represent the hotel including attendance at external events as required by the Director of Sales and MarketingGenerate reports for Financial Controller and General Manager on requestWorking in a team environment to achieve monthly KPI’s and key targetsWeekly and monthly reporting with a focus on new business opportunities and competitor analysisSome details:To be successful in joining our Royal family, you will possess:Previous experience in a similar role (desirable)Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including weekends and eveningsAbility to build strong relationships with both external and internal customersAttention to detail and excellent organisational skills a necessityPrevious experience using Opera PMS & Sales and Catering (desirable)Excellent communication and time management skillsThe OfferThe successful candidate will enjoy excellent working conditions, career development and training opportunities. We believe in the importance of ensuring our employees maintain a healthy work-life balance. From senior management to frontline positions, we know this balance is the key to our success. Other benefits include discounts on dining, accommodation, dry cleaning and car parking. This position has some flexibility from full-time / part-time role.We thank all applicants for the time taken to apply for this role. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course. An equal opportunity employer.  DJ Hotels (Australia) Pty Ltd Trading as Royal on the Park. 55000 AUD Brisbane City 4000