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Job Opportunity at Johari Rotana – Events Manager

Job Opportunity at Johari Rotana - Events

Job Opportunity at Johari Rotana – Events Manager

Events Manager 
Full Time

Dar es Salaam

Johari Rotana

Striking contemporary property with elegant design and outstanding facilities in a prime location in the Central Business District of Dar es Salaam.

Job Description

We are currently looking for young, dynamic, self motivated Catering Sales professionals who want to move their careers forward.

As an Events Manager you are responsible for the success of the meeting, catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business, plan meetings / events, co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before, during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key responsibilities such as:

Responsible for selling off-site events and locations

Handle all meetings and catering enquiries according to standard procedures

Act as a one-stop shop for clients for detailed event planning and work closely with banquet operations, food & beverage management, rooms division operation, finance and external suppliers

Satisfy the need of the clients whilst optimizing hotel revenue through strategic yield management and up selling of hotel facilities and services

Work closely with the area sales MICE team to achieve monthly sales target

Conduct site inspections, client entertainment and familiarization

Send all correspondence to clients regarding banquet events, such as proposals, confirmation or agreement letter, amendments, etc.


Education, Qualifications & Experiences

You should ideally have a degree in hospitality with previous experiences in catering sales within a hotel. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and strong interpersonal and negotiations skills are essentials. Computer literate and previous experiences with Opera are an advantage.

Knowledge & Competencies

The ideal candidate will be customer driven and an extremely proactive and focused personality with an outgoing, charismatic and approachable character. You will work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and be a great team player, portraying a structured and goal oriented work philosophy and possessing following additional competencies:

Understanding Hotel Operations

Effective Communication

Planning for Business

Supervising People

Understanding Differences

Supervising Operations



Customer Focus

Drive for Results



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