Marketing Coordinator

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the forum company: a blend of fine art, style, heritage and architectural features that are uniquely South African. A go-to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings. We have an exciting career opportunity.

Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
Location: The Campus
Salary: Market Related
Reporting to: Marketing Manager
Reference Number: M-C/CMP/040316
Purpose of the Job:

The Forum Company is seeking to appoint an experienced professional to the position of a Marketing Coordinator.

Requirements:

  • Marketing Qualification (Advantageous)
  • Design Qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years Design
  • Minimum 3 years Marketing
  • Excellent Computer Skills (MS Package, Adobe, In-design, Illustrator, Photo Shop)

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion branding and digital designs or graphics with Marketing Manager
  • Provide overall support in executing the Marketing Plan as approved by the Marketing Manager
  • Provide support in managing relationships and contracts with marketing service providers including Online agency and PR Agency
  • Review current database of clients (present and past) and develop a contact list for future business growth
  • Liaise across multiple functions within the business with proving Marketing support for project teams
  • Carry out any other job-related duties required by management, which may involve working in other areas, as demanded by business needs
  • Servicing of new collateral and branded items
  • Assess ad hoc marketing opportunities and supports where appropriate
  • Design menu’s and profiles for events
  • Set up and maintains library of photographs, write ups and records of past events
  • Assist in the conceptualization and execution of forum events
  • Provide support in implementation of the digital strategy
  • Assist in managing all marketing communications activities including: Public Relations; Advertising; Corporate communications; Event marketing; Website, Intranet and electronic communications

Applications: Candidates who are interested in this position and who meet the requirements, may forward their CVs to the HR Department: recruitment@theforum.co.za. If you have not been contacted within a three week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 11 March 2016

Senior Events Coordinator

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the forum company: a blend of fine art, style, heritage and architectural features that are uniquely South African. A go-to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings, has an exciting career opportunity for you.

Job Title: Senior Events Coordinator
Location: The Forum – Johannesburg
Salary: Market Related
Reporting to: General Manager
Reference Number: SEC/TH/290116
Purpose of the Job:

The Forum Company is seeking to appoint an experienced event coordinator who’s smart, sales-driven, and a people person to join our sales team. The incumbent will be required to source, develop, and analyse clients’ needs and establish an effective business relationship.
Requirements:

  • 4 – 7 years coordinating and/sales experience (Conferencing and Hospitality)
  • Great communications skills – builds valuable and effective business relationships
  • Customer focused and sales driven

Key Responsibilities

  • An ability to source new clients, both for private and corporate events
  • Manage key sales channel relationships
  • Responsible for the overall client relationship, including planning, coordinating site visits, food tastings and overall operations necessary to maintain client satisfaction
  • Improve business decisions by providing accurate, reliable and intelligent proposals and analyzing client’s needs against the forum’s standards
  • Develops an open and honest collaboration within and across teams and ask relevant questions in order to improve relationship/services to clients
  • Become an expert on our services and venues, our competition and the markets in which we compete
  • Understand our industry requirements and needs an link those industry needs to our sales strategy
  • Anticipate clients needs and ensure tailored solutions (in line with standard operating policies)
  • Receive and respond to client queries within a turnaround time from receipt
  • Compiling accurate function/events sheets to ensure correct details are recorded and shared amongst different departments

Applications: Candidates who are interested in this position and who meet the requirements, may forward their CVs to Palesa Moloi in the HR Department: recruitment@theforum.co.za. If you have not been contacted within a three week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 12 February 2016

Sales Executive

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the forum company: a blend of fine art, style, heritage and architectural features that are uniquely South African. We are a go-to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings. We have an exciting career opportunity. Are you the one we are looking for?

Job Title: Sales Executive
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: Market Related
Reporting to: Operations Director
Reference Number: SE/TC/290116
Purpose of the Job:
The Forum Company is currently seeking an experiences person to be responsible for sales planning, sales execution and ensuring that all financial targets are being achieved.
Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate/ Equivalent
  • Sales diploma/degree (Advantageous)
  • 3-5 years proven sales track record
  • Excellent communication and sales skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement innovative sales strategies, in terms of discounting and pricing structures, reacting to changing circumstances in the industry to maximize rates and bookings
  • Ensure all sales activities are carried out in line with the company’s guidelines and sales business plan
  • Co-development and implementation of marketing plans
  • Search for sales leads and prospects
  • Conduct reviews with all search engines and booking sites to establish trends
  • Aggressively sell venues offerings, achieve budget profit margins and customer satisfaction
  • Work closely with the event coordinators towards the ultimate goal of maximizing conferencing and events revenues
  • Have current knowledge of key players, clients and potential customers, with the ability to network with, develop these and other key relationships in the targeted markets
  • Build sustainable rapport with current clients
  • Receive and respond to client queries within the prescribes turnaround time

Applications: Candidates who are interested in this position and who meet the requirements, may forward their CVs to Palesa Moloi in the HR Department: recruitment@theforum.co.za. If you have not been contacted within a three week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 29 January 2016

Receptionist/Coordinator

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the forum company: a blend of fine art, style, heritage and architectural features that are uniquely South African. We are a go-to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings. We have an exciting career opportunity. Are you the one we are looking for?

Job Title: Receptionist/Coordinator
Location: Cape Town
Salary: Market Related
Reporting to: Assistant General Manager
Reference Number: RC/EH/290116
Purpose of the Job:
The Forum Company is currently seeking a dynamic, driven, people person to manage our reception area and take on a junior event coordinate role for our CT office.
Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate/ Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in similar role/s

Key Responsibilities

  • Welcoming, directing guests/clients and making business information accessible
  • Managing the telephone station and enquiries
  • Managing the daily room bookings and e-mailing facilities
  • Become an expert on our services and venues, our competition and the markets in which we compete
  • Receive and respond to client queries within the prescribes turnaround times
  • Compiling accurate function/events sheets to ensure correct details are recorded and shared amongst different departments
  • Organize and carry out clients’ site visits and food tastings as required
  • Check availability and process clients quotations and/bookings accurately and timeously
  • Inspect venue/ location before each event to ensure its readiness as requested by clients
  • Ensure that the terms and conditions are signed, returned and filed by clients according to company requirements
  • Record all client details as per policies and procedures
  • Carries out any other job-related duties that may be requested by management, which may involve working in other areas, as demanded by business needs.

Applications: Candidates who are interested in this position and who meet the requirements, may forward their CVs to Palesa Moloi in the HR Department: recruitment@theforum.co.za. If you have not been contacted within a three week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 29 January 2016

Maintenance/Fleet Manager

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the forum company: a blend of fine art, style, heritage and architectural features that are uniquely South African. We are a go-to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings. We have an exciting career opportunity. Are you the one we are looking for?

Job Title: Maintenance/Fleet Manager
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: Market Related
Reporting to: Financial Manager
Reference Number: MFM/TC/290116
Purpose of the Job:
The Forum Company is currently seeking an experienced person to manage the maintenance and fleet department for our Johannesburg venues.
Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate/ Equivalent
  • 6- 8 years experience in similar role/s
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting regular inspections and ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of all areas
  • Complying with all policies and the Occupational Health and Safety administration rules (OHSA) while carrying out maintenance functions
  • Largely accountable for uphold the quality and standards of the organizations facilities
  • Handling a variety of facility maintenance requirements including but not limited to repair and maintain paint, carpet, appliances, plumbing, heating & air conditioning
  • Receive and respond to client queries within the prescribes turnaround time
  • Work Allocation – Plan and organise the maintenance of all company vehicles, ensuring that service and inspection intervals are adhered to
  • Advise on vehicle replacement and purchasing policies, displaying a sound knowledge of new vehicle types and vehicle related products
  • Plan routes, deliveries, collections and staff transportation
  • Create/update fleet policy and procedures, to include vehicle assignment, personal use, replacement policy, accident reporting process, and other procedures are standardized
  • Overall management of maintenance staff and drivers daily functions

Applications: Candidates who are interested in this position and who meet the requirements, may forward their CVs to Palesa Moloi in the HR Department: recruitment@theforum.co.za. If you have not been contacted within a three week period of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 29 January 2016

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