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Event Manager - National Convention Centre

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Location: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Hotel: onal Convention Centre Canberra, 1 Binara Street, 2601

Job number: 100484

At the National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) we offer an exciting opportunity to join our fast-paced, dynamic and professional team to deliver truly inspiring events to our guests.

Our events range from innovative gala dinners to delicious catering for large multi-day conferences. Our prestigious and diverse range of annual events allow us to showcase our unique product and service to our guests here at the NCCC.

We strive to make every guest’s experience a truly memorable one.   

Excited? If so, here is an opportunity for you to join our team as Events Manager 

As a member of the National Convention Centre Canberra Events Management Team, you'll take responsibility for the management and distribution of banquet event orders to internal and external stakeholders  

You will be the main point of contact for clients, contractors and suppliers in the planning of various stages of each event, liaising with internal departments to ensure event specifications can be executed according to National Convention Centre Canberra and IHG standards  

We are looking for someone in this role, able to fulfil the following skills, experience and criteria: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years total experience in hospitality/events 
  • Venue experience is an advantage 
  • Proven success of large scale event coordination and planning 
  • Excellent communication skills, especially written and verbal 
  • Ability to build and maintain a rapport with the client 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Immaculate presentation 
  • Proficient in using computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Excellent time management and administration skills 
  • Knowledge of CRM software is an advantage  
  • A passion and dedication for the events industry 
What you can expect from us:
We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life – including a full uniform, impressive room discounts and some of the best training in the business. 
Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 
IHG gives every member of the team  the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our myWellbeing
 framework, we are committed to supporting wellbeing in your health, lifestyle, and workplace.  
So, join us and you’ll become part of our ever-growing global family.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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