Bread, Food, Person, Croissant

Function and Sales Coordinator - Melbourne

Function and Sales Coordinator - Melbourne

  • 638328
  • Bundoora, VIC, Australia, 3083
  • CBD, Melbourne CBD, VIC, Australia, 3000
  • Full Time
  • High profile events location – Essendon FC – The Hanger
  • Dynamic role with room to grow
  • Friendly and Professional team

Eurest is your complete workplace food and catering partner. We can take care of everything from your tea room to the boardroom, as well as creating customised workplace eateries you can call your own. We’re also very experienced at looking after the food and beverage needs of corporate offices, distribution centres and manufacturing facilities.  

Overall Purpose of the Role

This role is responsible for the successful coordination and event planning of functions, including initial enquiries, client (internal and external) liaison dining operations whilst delivering the highest level of customer service. A busy year-round venue hosting a wide range of functions and events both corporate and social.  The successful candidate will have a passion for the hospitality and events industry, Additionally, the role may be required to offer administration support to the site’s management team.  Adherence to Our Safety Culture framework is expected.

What you’ll be working on:

This role is responsible for the successful sales, coordination and event planning of functions, including initial enquiries, client liaison and function operations whilst delivering the highest level of customer service at the Essendon FC-The Hanger (Melrose Drive, VIC). Your day to day activities will include:

  • Client management, event planning and operational set up to deliver successful functions
  • Conduct site inspections, client follow-ups and liaison, creating detailed event orders, floorplans and invoicing 
  • Work co-operatively with operations and kitchen teams in regard to handing over functions to ensure seamless delivery
  • Conduct follow-up correspondence with clients to gain feedback and insight for continuous improvements
  • Working directly with preferred suppliers and fostering successful partnerships   
  • Provide a unique and unforgettable service to customers and clients

What you’ll bring:

A busy year-round venue hosting the most elegant, cutting-edge and spectacular events that Sydney has to offer, the successful candidate will have a passion for the hospitality and events industry, is not afraid to ‘look outside of the box’ and possess exceptional client engagement and business development acumen.

  • Proven experience in a function venue or similar environment
  • Handson leadership quality to the team
  • Demonstrated experience in event coordination
  • Highly knowledgeable in current food and beverage trends, different service styles.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Proficiency in event management software or strong IT skills

Why choose us?

Good question.

As one of the largest contract catering organisations worldwide, we know great talent when we see it and we grab into that with both hands. And once we have you, we will KEEP YOU. How?

  • Our people come first. We will offer you above award wages, a safe workplace and opportunities to develop your career
  • We are a diverse operation, and we value your contribution
  • We are an ecological and socially forward operation – working to minimise food waste and single use plastic

We want to hear from you!

‘Respect. Growth. Teamwork’ is our belief.

Apply Now!!!

 

Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.

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