Events & Conference Coordinator

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022

Asara Wine Estate & Hotel (Pty) Ltd in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, is looking for a friendly, hardworking & reliable team player with excellent communication skills (Afrikaans & English) & attention to detail to drive the Events Department within our Estate.

The candidate would need to be available to work shifts, weekends and public holidays. This is a necessity and non-negotiable. Own transport essential.

Duties will include (but not be limited to): *contacting potential leads *establishing & maintaining relationships with vendors & venues *planning event details & all aspects, including seating, dining etc. *creating financial reports & collecting payments on time *arrange events & addressing potential problems that may arise *evaluate event’s success & submit reports *assist all event operations (preparing venue, invitations etc.) *maintain administrative procedures with regards to quotations, contracts, payments.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• Matric with 2-year diploma in Hospitality/Event Management;
• Minimum of 3 years working experience in Functions/Events in Hospitality;
• Wedding coordinating experience beneficial;
• Knowledge of Conference/event preparation techniques;
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills & attentive, friendly & service-oriented manner;
• Languages: English & Afrikaans, additional languages beneficial;
• Computer savvy (Protel, Microsoft Office);
• Ability to multi-task & prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines;
• Ability to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 19 May 2022 (please ensure that your CV contains a recent photo).

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If no feedback is received within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.