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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Sales & Marketing
  4. Accor

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, Melbourne, Australia

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REF29493G

Conference & Events Planning Executive (Events Coordinator)

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Global Shared Platform


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Company Description

Work your way to Albert Park
Situated opposite Albert Park Lake, our dual-brand hotel hosts 378 rooms, restaurant, bar, pool, gym and one of the largest conference spaces in Melbourne with 31 conference spaces; offering business and leisure travellers a lavish space to meet and rejuvenate.

Why work for Accor?
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

The benefits:

  • Work Your Way to one of Accor’s largest and well known Conference & Events hotels in Australia
  • Mentoring and career development within a dedicated team
  • Extensive accommodation and food & beverage benefits (globally)
  • Discounted parking onsite and meals provided

Job Description

Joining the commercial heart of our hotel and reporting to the Event Planning Manager, you will: 

  • Organisation of secured conference & events business, from point of event confirmation through to post event follow up
  • Develop successful professional relationships with clients and maintain effective and timely communication 
  • Preparation of Event Planning documents as required – including Request for Information, Event Orders, Invoices & Floorplans
  • Ensure progress deposits and final accounts are invoiced and payments received in a timely manner, complete billing and post charges for each event
  • Coordinate between Conference & Events and operational departments to ensure preparations for conferences have been made
  • Coordination and Hosting of site inspections, pre-conference meetings and post conference reviews with clients
  • Proactively seek feedback from in house and past event clients to ensure client satisfaction and to generate repeat business

Qualifications

About you

  • Passionate for people and a natural ability to connect with diverse groups 
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to easily build rapport with internal and external clients
  • Adaptable and a quick thinker with problem solving skills who proactively looks to assist where possible
  • Organised and with high attention to detail and the ability to coordinate multiple events simultaneously
  • Knowledge of or previous experience in Hotel Event Planning is an advantage
  • Alternatively, experience in a coordination role in a standalone function space or prior experience in a hotel environment 
  • DELPHI and OPERA system experience is desirable but not vital

Additional Information

Diversity, equity and inclusion are paramount to us and our ambition is to attract, recruit, develop and promote talent.

Current Australian working rights are required for your application to be considered.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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