Simbithi Country Club has an exciting opportunity for an Events Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Club’s organisational and financial objectives by actively pursuing pre-established targets through the running of effective, professional, and profitable events. 

 Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Accountable for the coordinated management of multiple events directed toward strategic business and other internal/external organisational objectives 
  • Management of high-quality events from conceptualisation, planning, and implementation 
  • Maximising customer service and the conferencing experience to attract customers and increase conferencing business to the Club, through effective marketing and selling of conference and banqueting facilities 
  • Function Planning and Execution – attending pre-conference meetings and providing clients with relevant solutions/ options and pricing for conferencing/ functions that are innovative and in line with industry trends 
  • Adhere to all Club management standards, controls, administrative systems, and procedures 
  • Management of Banqueting Team 
  • Generation of reports (Turn away reports, Weekly Cash Flow Forecasts, Guest Satisfaction Surveys, etc.) 
  • Serves as a Relief to the Restaurant Team on an ad-hoc basis 

 Minimum Requirements 

  • Extensive and varied experience in the eventing industry, with a minimum of 5 years of solid experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in managing large corporate and/or public events 
  • Diploma in Events Management and/or related 
  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle 

 Personal Attributes and Skills Required 

  • Gregarious personality with strong marketing, presentation, and communication skills, with the ability to adapt the communication style to suit the audience 
  • Self-motivated, ethical, tactful, reliable, and accountable 
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, be deadline-driven, and have the ability to both give and receive direction 

Interested candidates may email their applications together with a covering note to by no later than Friday, 16th September 2022