Personal Assistant, Office Admin, Reservations | Hospitality | Sydney CBD

Job Title: Personal Assistant, Office Admin, Reservations | Hospitality | Sydney CBD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: Immediate start
Reference: 2672377
Contact Name: Isaac Howell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2018 15:45

Job Description

Looking for a back of house boss to join our executive team and help keep us organized. The company is growing rapidly with three venues already kicking goals.

The Office Administrator will provide a high level of administrative support to the senior management teams across the group.
The role will reach across a lot of different areas including HR, Events, bookkeeping, liaising with service providers, Reservations and so on.
A high level of self motivation, drive and time management skills will be required with the job allowing a large amount of autonomy to work predominately off site once settled in.

The role:
Some key aspects of the role include;
  • Provision of executive, project and personal support to the senior management team
  • Assist with coordination of events and in venue collateral
  • Coordinate activities to ensure that the objectives for the organisation are met
  • Ensure meetings are documented and coordinate necessary follow ups
  • Be a crucial member of these busy, fast paced venues with a strong focus on quality produce, food and service
  • Managing and coordinating stock control via POS back end (training to be provided).
  • Updating and maintain our online presence via websites and other platforms when required.
  • Financial reconciliation via Xero, invitibox and other spreadsheets and platforms.
  • Maintaining all HR records and ensuring a smooth sign up and induction process for all employees.
  • General office and admin support
  • Take inbound reservation phone calls and email enquiries
  • Organise and help maintain all back end files
Required skills and attributes:
Not only will you be driven and tenacious, you will be a team player and have;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a PA/EA or in a similar role
  • Superior time management and organizational skills – both online and in person.
  • High level of communicative skills – verbal, written and interpersonal
  • An eye for detail
  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office platforms and also proficient on Mac.
  • Strong passion for hospitality, reservations and events required
  • Previous hands-on hospitality experience and/orevent coordination will be highly regarded
  • Flexible, reliable and willing to learn
  • Can act as a conduit between staff and management
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and a high level of trust at all times
  • Can prioritise own workload and be flexible when additional tasks and projects come up to ensure deadlines are met.
Salary and benefits:
  • $65,000 plus super (negotiable for the right candidate)
  • Plenty of scope for role development
  • Be part of a passionate team for this exciting, expanding brand!

About us:
At BENCHMARQUE, our motivation is to inspire and enable others to consider hospitality or events as a career, where we encourage and nurture professional and personal growth to lead members of the workforce in becoming the influencers of tomorrow. 
Our team represents a collective of passionate and knowledgeable industry professionals, who are committed to aligning the right people with the right business. Over the last 10 years we have partnered with small independent operators to emerging hospitality groups and publicly listed companies to expand our workforce of professionals working across award-winning restaurants, 5 star hotels and leading event venues.

PLEASE NOTE: Only candidates with skills relevant to our client's expectations will be contacted.

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