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Functions Coordinator

Lithgow & District Workmen's Club

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The beautiful township of Lithgow is nestled at the base of the beautiful Blue Mountains, just 2 hours west of Sydney by road and 2.5 hours by train.
 
Located right in the centre of town, the Lithgow Workies Club is a very modern Club that has taken full advantage of its location with plenty of glass, flowing rooms and lovely open areas. With a gaming installation of 150 machines, approximately 105 staff, Bistro, Cafe, Restaurant. Bars, Keno, 4 Function Rooms, a 36 Room 4 Star Motel and regular entertainment, this is a busy, popular venue.
 
An exceptional opportunity exists for a Functions Coordinator to join their team. This is a Part-Time Position with the high possibility of leading to Full-Time after the probationary period. You will be responsible for planning, organising, managing and coordinating a range of functions from formal, semi-formal and corporate events to dinners and ticketed shows.
 
Functions Coordinator duties and responsibilities include:
  • Meet with clients and coordinate with them regularly to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Understand requirements and details of each event to then plan and organise with attention to financial and time constraints.
  • Manage all function and event operations: preparing venue, supervise catering, waiting and bar staff and ensure that the team are punctual, polite, courteous and helpful to guests and colleagues at all times.
  • Event budget planning, track expenses regularly and prepare and issue invoices for clients.
  • Evaluate event’s success and submit reports. Provide monthly reporting to the Board of Directors as required. 
  • Ensure work health and safety regulations are adhered to and that the team understands the importance of high personal hygiene standards.
  • Seek, recognise and utilise fresh ideas and encourage creative thinking in the team to turns good ideas into realistic solutions.
  • Constantly reviewing, identifying and executing improvements.
  • Actively source new function business and clients, in close liaison with Senior Management and the Catering Department, to drive sales.
  • Ensure all marketing and promoting efforts serve to achieve immediate and long-term business goals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Clubs Brand Strategy.
For this role you will require:
  • Previous hospitality and sales experience as a Function / Event Coordinator, or in a similar role.
  • A “Hands-On” leadership style along with a sense of ownership and pride in your performance.
  • Ability to work independently yet be a team player focused on achieving goals and meeting targets.
  • Planning and organisational efficiency with an attention to detail. Thinks ahead and develops contingencies.
  • Effective resource- and time-management skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: face-to-face, verbally and written, with the ability to build strong relationships..
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to resolve and manage conflict effectively and in a timely manner..
  • Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing, content marketing and social media.
  • Proficiency in POS, MS Office, Events Management Software and basic computer and administration skills.
  • Current RSA certification (First Aid Certificate is also desirable).

You will be available to work a flexible 5-day roster involving evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and public Holidays.

In addition to performing the duties of Functions Coordinator, during low peak time, there may be a requirement to work in other areas of the Club.

What a great opportunity to join this team! Send your application with a current resume attention to the 'Operations Manager' by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.
 
Applications close Friday 1st November 2019.

Lithgow & District Workmen's Club are recruiting for this role independently.  Please contact the Club Operations Manager for any further enquiries.

By submitting your application via the APPLY NOW button below, you will be forwarding your information directly to LITHGOW & DISTRICT WORKMENS CLUB for them to process.

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Please Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. We thank you for your understanding with this decision

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