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

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Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane City, Australia

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REF36841B

Manager of Meetings and Events

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Thrive in an environment where care and kindness are at the heart of everything we do. With us, you can take pride in being part of a wider global team leading the way in local sustainability initiatives. Working together with our communities, we will empower you to make your own meaningful impact. We will support you to maintain your wellbeing too, so that you can live life to the full.

The Trustee for Marquee Hotel Operations Pty Ltd trading as The Sofitel Brisbane Central is centrally located within the heart of Brisbane city. 416 elegantly appointed rooms and suites are complemented by the finest personal luxuries to make this one of Brisbane’s best accommodation experiences. The hotel features various F&B outlets, two fitness centres, Day Spa and fully flexible event spaces for up to 1100 delegates.


Job Description

In this full time role, you will organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars at Sofitel Brisbane Central. This includes:

  • promote conferences and events to potential customers
  • respond to enquiries and provide costing regarding conferences and events
  • meet with clients to discuss their needs, conduct site inspections and outline package options
  • regular client contact and correspondence to ensure successful coordination of the event
  • prepare event orders, action plans, and other relevant paperwork to effectively communicate client needs
  • arrange and coordinate services, such as conference facilities, catering, signage, displays, audiovisual equipment, accommodation, transport and social events for conference and events participants
  • organise registration of conference and events groups and participants
  • maximise conference and event space revenue by negotiating with clients to determine the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
  • understand revenue budgets, forecasts and what business can be regarded as confirmed
  • oversee work by contractors associated with the conference or event to ensure services are delivered in accordance with agreement
  • maintain high standards in presentation, consistency, accuracy and attention to detail with all responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • A relevant Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma or at least three years equivalent experience in a similar position
  • Experience in leading others and developing a high performing team
  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed
  • Excellent collaboration skills and an ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Guest focused and committed to providing exceptional service at all times
  • Highly responsible and reliable, achieving tasks efficiently, accurately and promptly
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding personal presentation and style, aligned with the Sofitel luxury brand.

Additional Information

Bring passion and dedication to excellence, and we will recognise your contribution with a variety of benefits, rewards and development opportunities. We also offer a range of wellbeing initiatives, including apps with content to help you feel at your best. Join us, and you can thrive as an individual as well as being part of a supportive and inclusive team. 

Thrive in our Sofitel Brisbane Central community, with:

  • A competitive salary of $80,000 (gross) per annum + super
  • Discounts for ambassadors, as well as their families and friends, at Accor Hotels, worldwide
  • Complimentary hotel stay package to celebrate your work anniversary
  • Secure parking in the centre of Brisbane for only $10 per day
  • Direct access to Central train station
  • Complimentary food in the ambassador dining room
  • Laundered uniforms.

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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