Assistant Events Manager - Excellent Benefits Package

Last update 2023-12-06
Expires 2024-01-06
ID #1930810605
Assistant Events Manager - Excellent Benefits Package
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified November 20, 2023


We are looking to hire a proactive Assistant Events Manager to join our high calibre team at Hilton in Auckland. Growing your career as a Full Time Assistant Events Manager is an exceptional opportunity to develop fundamental skills. If you are strong in innovation, leadership and have the right vision for the job, then apply for the position of Assistant Events Manager at Hilton today! About Hilton Auckland Our nautically-inspired 5-star hotel sits on the end of Princes Wharf, home to a wide variety of fine shops, restaurants, and bars. Hilton Auckland offers the most spectacular harbour views and features 187 stylish guest rooms, renowned restaurant FISH, iconic Bellini Bar and seven conference & event spaces housing up to 700 people. The Role The Assistant Events Manager is responsible for the successful handling of events and groups involving 10 or more guestrooms. This role, under the general guidance and supervision of the GM&E Manager, maximizes business opportunities, ensures effective communication with clients and efficient coordination with departments concerned. What will I be doing? As the Assistant Events Manager, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: • Liaise closely with the Sales team in proposing the best deal when handling leads / inquiries (pricing strategy, special requirements) passed over, in order to convert the leads / inquiries to confirmed events. • Prepare proposals / contracts for leads / inquiries received from Sales Managers. • Ensure effective communication with clients and internal departments, disseminating groups related information to other departments e.g. issues on banquet event orders and group resumes as well as chair pre-event meetings. • Provide feed-back on market trends and keep updated with client relationships and overall business goals through close communication with the GM&E Manager. • Assist the GM&E Manager in the forecasting of event revenue and monitoring. • Conduct site inspections for potential clients. • Assisting the GM&E Manager in the Learning & Development of team members. • Taking the lead on upcoming projects, e.g., system updates, global sales weeks etc. What are we looking for? An Assistant Events Manager serving Hilton Brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow: • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar capacity with international chain hotels. • Excellent command of written and spoken English to meet business needs. • Good communication and interpersonal skills. • Team player and able to manage by example. • Able to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods. • Good organization and presentation skills. • Able to prioritize and handle inquiries in a timely manner. It is beneficial if you have the following skills and/or behaviours: • Have hotel sales experiences and hotel database. • Very familiar with local market and good at marketing trend analysis. • Knowledge of Salesforce (Delphi) Benefits for you: Health insurance Team member only discount global Hilton room rates Discounts of up to 25% on products and services in participating Hilton outlets Access to Hilton University training, offering more than 2500 learning programs Sales incentives And many more! Benefits of working as a Assistant Events Manager in Auckland: ? Unlimited Growth Potential ? Advancement opportunities ? Advantageous package

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Assistant events manager - excellent benefits package

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