Senior Events Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal


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Other Roles

Minimum experience

Company primary industry
Food and Beverages

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Job Description

Being a part of the Hollywoodbets Purple Team is an opportunity to become a part of one of South Africa’s biggest success stories. From humble beginnings in Durban, Hollywoodbets has grown into a powerhouse brand operating across Africa and the United Kingdom. And that’s just the beginning. Our talented Team is on a mission to increase our global footprint, ready to take on any challenge because at Hollywoodbets, not even the sky is the limit. Join our Team and let’s reach for the stars.We have an amazing opportunity for a Senior Events Team Leader. Do you think you have what it takes to be our newest Purple Star?The successful incumbent will be responsible for the operations function and management of all events from conception to completion. Responsible for the client engagement, management of F&B aspects, site visits and set ups, technical aspects, health and safety, human resources (time keeping, disciplinary, scheduling of team members). Ensuring adequate project and financial management. Maintenance of the brand image and achieves maximum brand exposure with all events. Works closely with Catering Events Manager to ensure events are run efficiently. Runs multiple events at the same time.With Hollywoodbets You Will:Innovate and create as part of a like-minded, authentic Team eager to achieve goals.Embrace challenges and the thrill of working in a vibrant and fast-paced industry.Grow with our development plans and culture that allows you to further your career.You Bring:3 Years’ experience in a Food and Beverage environmentValid driver’s licenseA Bonus To Have:Events Management experienceRelevant Diploma/Degree What You’ll Do For The Brand:Provide an advisory service to clientele on event requirements.Coordinate from conception to completion the details of events such as golf days, conferences, road shows, airport promotions, Kingsmead promotions, July parties, selected charity events, F&B events and as well as any other ad-hoc events as required by the Company.Compile and present project plan as per client specifications.Use information on events brief to coordinate food and beverage services for scheduled events.Hire, train, and manage the team members as scheduled for the events.Supervise team members during all aspects of catered events to ensure high quality service standardsand presentations are met.Ensure adherence by all team members to event procedures and SOP’s.Obtain quotes, set up budgets and adjust when necessary, obtain final approval by Catering Events Manager.Formulate menus, research and develop recipes as per client/event requirements.Ensure accurate record keeping for the event.Deal with a high level of incoming enquiries from various sources (social media, telephonic, email, etc.)Ensure smooth running with the various departments to achieve objectives.Arrange and coordinate briefing sessions for upcoming events.Drive attendance to the event.Prepare all events in advance and maintain an annual events calendar.Define the company brand through all events and keep consistency with excellence at the forefront.Ensure all team members involved are adequately prepared for the event.Ensure set up and coordination of the event runs smoothly.Control the quality, breakdowns and stock levels of the company branding.Available to work flexible hours due to events happening after hours and on weekends.Available to travel nationally.Maintain a high level of energy for all eventsAble to coordinate multiple projects / events at one timeIdentify suitable speakers, DJ’s and entertainersAny ad-hoc tasks as may be required from time to time.Full accountability of cash management of various sites and banking of cash.Maintain and proactively seek ways to improve budgets with respect to team hours, food and beverage costs and overall expenses.Assess and maintain all equipment and branding for events team and report on damage and maintenance requirements timeously.On a monthly basis complete an asset register on equipment and branding stock levels.What You’ll Bring To The Team:Good communication skillsDemonstrate immaculate presentation skillsStrong attention to detailExcellent time managementAbility to meet deadlines.Please be advised that should you not be contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.


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