Conference and Event Sales Officer
· Part-time (30 hours)
· Passionate supportive team
· Showcase your sales talents
The Cube Wodonga is Wodonga’s state-of-the-art entertainment centre with the capacity to host diverse events and deliver exciting programs. The role of Conference and Event Sales Officer is a great opportunity to showcase your talents in building relationships to pitch, attract and develop events, conferences and weddings to achieve great outcomes for the venue.
In this role, you will provide efficient, flexible and effective management of The Cube Wodonga’s venue bookings including meetings, events and external performances with a high-level customer service.
The position requires a passionate, sales and customer service-focused individual with the ability to self-motivate and drive results, ensuring successful event for all clients of The Cube Wodonga.
You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and have highly developed administrative skills.
A background in conference venues, hospitality, hotels or events is highly recommended. A willingness to learn the online booking and ticketing systems is a must and any previous experience with booking systems is highly desirable.
The position is 30 hours a week, with days of work according to a roster and determined by business need. Rostered days of work will be over a calendar week and could include weekends, evenings and daytime work. Flexible work arrangements are available.
You will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation.
As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the below key selection criteria.
1. Qualifications in event or conference management, sales, business administration or hospitality with demonstrated experience in a similar role of bookings (sales), delivering events, conferences or weddings for a venue.
2. Well-developed communication skills, with the ability to engage with community and businesses to develop strong customer relationships.
3. Strong time management skills with the ability to troubleshoot, set priorities and forecast one’s own work schedule.
4. Focus on continuous improvement, with the ability to seek feedback, review work practices and facilitate improvements.
5. Demonstrate ability to operate with a high degree of flexibility and initiative in a varied and changing work environment.
Working with Wodonga Council
Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community.
Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more.
Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.
The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff. We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.
Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background.
Any enquiries regarding this position can be directed to Team Leader The Cube Wodonga Rebecca Bennell and 0418 558 267.
Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter.
Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check prior to commencement and current Victorian Working with Children Check.
To apply visit www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers; applications close August 8, 2021.