Conference & Events Supervisor - RYDGES AUCKLAND

  • QT Wellington
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 19 Sep, 2022
Full time Hospitality, Tourism and Travel

Job Description

We are Rydges Auckland, a beautiful 4.5 star 267 room hotel located in the heart of Auckland CBD that is proud to be leading provider in exceptional accommodation, F&B offerings and conferencing facilities, all complimented by an amazing and dedicated team. We are now looking for an energetic, well-presented person to take up the full-time role of a Conference & Events Supervisor.
If you want to accelerate your career growth, take this rare opportunity that has become available for a passionate and driven Food & Beverage expert. It involves assisting the Conference & Events Manager in leading a team of 15 employees across 12 meeting spaces in our conference & events department. We are a busy conferencing venue which caters up to 350 delegates at one time across our conference spaces.

The perfect candidate is an expert at supervision and smooth execution of each event, with a hands on approach and an outgoing & charismatic personality.

The Role and Your Skills

  • Lead and inspire your team to deliver exceptional and genuine service.
  • Assist the Conference Manager to improve operational standards.
  • Able to handle for operations for meeting/venue space which could cater up to 450 delegates at one time.
  • Develop initiatives to assist in continuously raising the team's expertise in the Conference & Events, utilising all your talents to train & mentor team members
  • Make a real impact in building relationships with conference clients.
  • Supervise, train and guide your team in the best interests of the company.
  • Hands on decision making and problem solving skills.
  • At least 1 year(s) experience in Conference & Events in a similar sized hotel preferred. 
  • Outstanding service & leadership skills
  • A passion to meet and exceed customer's expectation is highly desirable.
  • Drive to up sell Conference facilities & services.
  • The desire to be the best in the game
  • Flexibility to work shifts across the 7-day week including early mornings and late evenings.

Please ensure you meet the above criteria before applying and only applicants who are New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Residents or who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Should you wish to be considered for this position, please send your expression of interest and resume to