Director of Staging & Event Production
Name: christianne nejm
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney is seeking an experienced, creative and passionate Director of Staging & Event Production to join our prestigious team.
To be successful in this sought after role, you will demonstrate the ability to excel within a luxury brand. You must have working knowledge of the latest audio-visual equipment, demonstrated success in audio-visual equipment sales as well as excellent organisational, presentation and communication skills.
You will have exceptional client relationship skills while representing the organisation to new/potential clients. Proven sales and hotel experience is a must have, and above all else, pride yourself on ability to manage customer service orientated relationships. You must be able to deal with frequent changes, take charge and lead a small team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
– Overseeing in-house hotel AV operations and AV personnel
– Profitability of the audio visual, staging and entertainment facilities of the hotel
– Generating new business opportunities within the hotel and in surrounding areas through prospecting, soliciting RFPs, tender negotiations and providing quotes that lead to top line growth and profitability
– Managing the sales development of the staging, entertainment and audio visual division of the hotel
– Manage existing and new accounts, developing and maintaining effective relationships with corporate, conference clients and meeting managers
– Hosting of familiarisations and site inspections with existing and prospective clients
– Submit daily and weekly reports on sales activities, competitor information and new business opportunities with an entrepreneurial approach
– Managing the budget, expenses and scheduling
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney’s time honoured five star hotel in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, has a solid reputation for being a welcoming and memorable luxury hotel. Offering 436 guest rooms, 11 functions rooms, multiple outlets, and through a recent enhancement program of rooms and conferencing space, this Sydney icon ensures that the most modern facilities are offered whilst retaining the charm and character for which The Wentworth has long been renowned.
Sofitel Luxury Hotels is the premium hotel brand of Accor. Sofitel Luxury Hotels are located in the world’s leading business and holiday destinations, appealing to both Corporate and Leisure clients equally.