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Functions Coordinator

  • 599150
  • Sydney CBD
  • Functions/Events
  • Full Time
  • Monday to Friday Full Time Role
  • Amazing Corporate Site
  • Friendly and Professional team

Restaurant Associates has an enviable track record, working with some of the most prestigious venues and corporations in the world. From grand gala events to intimate gatherings, we provide bespoke food solutions and exceptional dining experiences.

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.

Role Duties and Requirements

  • 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 and respond to feedback
  • Working directly with preferred suppliers where required  
  • Provide a warm, friendly and welcoming service to customers and clients

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a function venue or similar environment
  • Experience within the catering or hospitality industry preferred but not essential
  • Desire to be hands on team player
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Proficiency in event management software or strong IT skills

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site-based benefits; and company discounts.

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing over 600,000 people across 45 countries. Rated number one in our industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2020, Compass Group serves 5.5 billion meals each year to our 55,000 clients worldwide.

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