Conference & Events Manager

Knowhow Recruitment Limited
£30000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: £30,000 + ProgressiontxtSalaryFrom=30000
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Conference & Events Manager

We are looking for a Experienced, Talented, Hhighly Motivated Conference & Events Manager based in the Maidstone / Ashford area, to promote, sell and control the C&E Department in order to achieve or exceed the departments budgeted revenue and profitability, whilst maintaining quality standards, amazing levels of customer service.

£30,000 + Progression

Conference & Events Manager -Main Responsibilities

- To manage all aspects of an Event from initial enquiry to post event stage in accordance with the Company and Quality Standards, offer the best possible service.
- Ensure standards are met and maintained and the staff are fully trained to these standards.
- Continually motivate and develop the skills and capabilities of the front of house staff, ensuring that every team member feels valued and engaged.
- Maintain good communication between departments and team to ensure the success of every event.
- Working to tight deadlines and delivering high standards of service with a genuine and approachable manner.
- To communicate effectively with all departments to ensure the smooth running and success of all functions, including production of detailed Function Sheets and Menus.

Conference & Events Manager - Role Requirements

- Perceptive leader with a real passion for building a strong team
- Unprecedented attention to detail throughout all areas of operations
- Open and receptive style embracing ideas from the team
- Flexible to change and able to react very quickly to the change
- Financially and commercially very astute
- Ability to build relationships (and understand the success of this role is dependent on successful client relationships)
- Ability to think on the spot
- A very consultative personal style in all aspects of the role
- Ability to drive processes
- Ability to drive progress whilst encouraging others to think outside the box
- Exceptional financial acumen in order to ensure profitability and control of costs

This is a amazing role with a exceptional people focused company if you want to be part of this team.

The successful applicant must have previous experience in C&E or C&B Operations in a Management role within a hospitality environment, be able to work flexible hours on a shift basis on any day of the week with an absolute commitment to the highest standards of customer service.