Job Ref: SPE 2456
Position: Weddings and Events Specialist
Salary: Based on skills
WEDDINGS AND EVENTS SPECIALIST
Return to Paradise Resort is a busy and popular four-star resort on a private beach in Samoa. It has won numerous awards including the 2019 Supreme Tourism Award. It is the only large resort in Samoa still owned and operated by Samoans, so the Samoan community benefits from the success of the Resort.
The Resort has conference facilities and a stunning all-marble wedding JOB DESCRIPTION: The position of Weddings and Events Specialist primarily involves the sale and deliver of outstanding weddings and events for the Resort. Events are defined in this contract as MICE – (meetings, incentives, conferences and events)
The role includes the following: 1. Ensuring all weddings are run perfectly with rave reviews from wedding party and guests 2. In most cases, attend and supervise all weddings to ensure (1) 3. Sourcing leads for weddings, handling quotes and securing the booking by way of deposit 4. Handling quotes and securing bookings of all wedding leads pass on by the Resort 5. Sourcing leads for MICE, handling quotes and securing the booking by way of deposit 6. Handling quotes and securing bookings of all MICE leads pass on by the Resort 7. Identifying opportunities for special promotions to the local market and spearheading the marketing 8. Liaise with Resort management to ensure that all events are delivered as promised in the sales process 9. Represent the resort in interviews and trade shows as requested 10. Writing a report and following up all leads from trade shows to successful sale where possible 11. Being involved in events only when the Contractor has not used up your hours or when the event is of major importance. 12. Keeping an up to date spreadsheet of all wedding and event inquiries which is shared with Management weekly or more often if required 13. Securing a presence in Apia for the selling of weddings and tourist walk-ins.
Listing Date: January 12, 2020
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