Events coordinator – Sungano Motel

  • Full time
  • Shurugwi
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : 24 January 2023 -Accepting applications
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Vacancy Details

  • Job ID 24340
  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 3 Years
  • What we do Hospitality & Hotels
  • Qualifications Diploma level

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Events coordinator to organize excellent events for our customers and invited guests. You will be responsible for every aspect of an event, from planning to evaluating success afterwards.

An event coordinator must be well-organized and competent in vendor management. Communication skills and attention to detail will set apart the best among the candidates. Add a shot of enthusiasm and passion for the job and you’ll be our ideal candidate.

The goal is to organize unforgettable events that will ensure the entertainment of participants and facilitate the completion of business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the requirements for each event in liaison with the customer.
  • Plan event with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Help the customer secure the venue and schedule speakers
  • Research vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.) and choose the best combination of quality and cost
  • Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favorable terms
  • Hire personnel and equipment
  • Manage all event operations (preparing venue, invitations etc.)
  • Do final checks on the day of the event (e.g. tables, technology) to ensure everything meets standards
  • Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems
  • Evaluate the event’s success and submit reports

Requirements and skills

  • At least 3 years of work experience as a Front desk or Reception supervisor
  • A proven track record of organizing successful events
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent vendor management skills
  • Knowledge of basic recruitment practices
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking skills
  • Able to handle stress and remain calm
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Diploma/Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management, public relations or a relevant field is preferred

Required skills