Events Manager

Recruiter
KNOWHOW Recruitment Limited
Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Events Manager

We are recruiting for an experienced and talented Events Manager to oversee the planning and manage the delivery of high end events and functions for a fantastic venue in Maidstone Kent.

You will lead a small team of event coordinators and a team of events operations staff ensuring the highest standards and smooth running of events and functions. The events include private dinner parties, large corporate functions, weddings and a range of high profile events.

£24,000 + Progression

Events Manager - The role & Scope:

  • To oversee the planning and manage the delivery of a range of high end events
  • You will manage a budget for the Events department and work to set KPI's
  • Oversee a small events planning team ensuring all details are accurate and clients are satisfied
  • Develop and manage the events ops team ensuring the events are set up correctly and delivered to the highest standards
  • Be present and lead the key events. large weddings and functions to ensure they run smoothly
  • Follow up on all post event client feedback and take action where required
  • Have the ability to maximise sales opportunities
  • Ensure the Events team are trained to a high standard, are efficient and deliver the highest standards of service
  • Be the leader in all communication in your department

Events Manager - Main Duties:

To oversee management of all Events & Groups business to ensure consistently exceptional 5* service.

  • Implement and monitor Events operating procedures & policies
  • Work closely with C&E Manager, Executive Chef and Event Operations team to ensure that Operational standards and best practices are maintained throughout
  • Develop and manage complex Event and Group projects, including marquee events
  • Handling of all Events specific guest complaints, empowered to resolve challenges and ensure guest engagement

Events Manager - Requirements:

  • Highly developed inter-personal skills with skills in persuasion, negotiation and influencing
  • Ability to develop rapport with guests and colleagues from all different backgrounds and adapt style accordingly
  • Experience and proven track record in Event Management
  • Previous experience as an Event Manager in 4 star or 5 star hotels or large venue
  • Good analytical, accuracy and numeric skills
  • Well organised and priority focused and quick to adapt to change
  • Strong decision making and excellent communication skills
  • Inspiring Leader and People Manager

This is a wonderful opportunity for an Events Manager who is ready to take their career to the next level.

If you feel you have what it takes then....

APPLY NOW!!!