Banquet, Function Event and Personnel

Events Coordinator: Historic Wine Estate (Stellenbosch Wine Route)

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Stellenbosch
Employer Type: Wine Estate
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


Pick Me Recruitment is seeking an experienced Events Coordinator to take overall charge of an upmarket Wine Estate’s Events Portfolio on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. 

The ideal individual will have the relevant Tertiary Education, at least 5 year’s events coordinating / management experience, strong business and financial acumen with exceptional sales background, well connected within the industry, able manage stress, detail orientated exceptional communication and planning skills, resourceful and forward thinking.  

The key role is drive the Events and Banqueting sales for the property, to plan, oversee and manage, conduct site visits, event co-ordination, event planning, office and admin management, sales, inventory control.

It is a prerequisite that the candidate resides in the Winelands vicinity and have a valid driver’s licence & reliable vehicle.  

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Daily office operations that includes all financial, administrative and organising duties 
  • Taking charge of all enquiries, site visits / viewings, event management admin, orders, supplier liaison, quotes, invoices
  • Inventory management
  • Schedule and manage logistical meetings
  • Staff management and rostering
  • Financial duties to include quotes, invoices, deposits, drive sales
  • Management of event, breakdown and control sheets, event contracts 

Position Requirements

  • Event Management Qualification, or similar
  • At least 5 years experience in events coordination
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Must have good organization and communication skills
  • Must have knowledge of all food preparation and cooking
  • Must have previous experience with costing, stock control and staff management
  • Own Transport and driver’s license 
  • Able to work weekends and public holidays

Remuneration Details

Please stipulate your salary expectation with your application

Start Date



Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Educational documents
  • Written Reference Letters
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Chefs: 6-8 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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