Temp Conference Assistant – Luxury Hotel – Sandton

Kendrick Recruitment are seeking a Temp Conference Assistant for a luxury hotel in Sandton. This position is for a fixed term period of 3 months only. Salary on offer for this position is R8000 per month.

 

Candidate will assist the Conference Coordinator in organizing, setting up, servicing and preparing conference venues for conferences/meetings in a proper and orderly manner.

 

Duties:

  • To set up and lay out all conference equipment and stationery in preparation for  conferences in all conference venues timeously.
  • To check and ensure all conference equipment is in operational working order.
  • To ensure and to follow up the clearing and cleaning of conference venues after conference guests have departed.
  • To set up conference rooms with the required stationery, mineral water and sweets /mints.
  • To ensure conference venues are clean always.
  • To ensure tea/coffee stations are set up correctly and professionally, as well as assisting with the serving of tea/coffee and snacks during breaks when required.
  • To replenish mineral water and sweets / mints during break times – and clear away empty  bottles and waste paper.
  • Conference venues are to be maintained to a high standard required, and carpets are to be

vacuumed regularly.

  • Skirting boards are to be wiped regularly (all black marks are to be removed).
  • Conference room windows are to be washed once weekly.
  • All conference equipment and furniture to be checked and looked after and placed in  storerooms after use.
  • Assist with the setting up of functions such as dinners and lunches that were pre-booked.
  • Take note of conference stock levels for stationery, waters, mints etc., and inform the  Conference manager if stock levels are low.
  • Refresh conference venues when delegates go and breaks / lunch.
  • Assist with minor maintenance issues – such as changing bulbs / transformers (in an  emergency) and minor maintenance work.
  • Assist with yearly scheduled maintenance program.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • To assist with extra duties (Including working overtime on short notice) when the pressure  of business demands.
  • To assist with stock control and stock takes (conference store rooms) and ensure that  conference store rooms and neat and tidy always.
  • To ensure not only that conference rooms are cleared and set up for the following days’  functions when working a late shift, should there be a function happening on a particular     evening, you are to assist with the function as you would on a day shift.

 

Job Knowledge & Skills Required:

 

  • Good customer service skills.
  • Must be able to get along well with people and take pride in providing services for others.
  • Required to be able to work long hours without any chance to sit down.
  • Basic knowledge of conference set-ups and layouts.
  • Basic Audio Visual knowledge.

 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Required:

 

  • Working with guests/clients in hospitality/food & beverage industry.
  • Grade 12 high school education.
  • Experience on Amadeus, Starlight and Opera will be a big advantage.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.

 

Should you meet the minimum requirements then please send us your CV today. Good Luck!!

Salary: R8000

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