Conference & Events Manager

KNOWHOW Recruitment Limited
Maidstone, Kent
23 Jul 2017
22 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

  • Could be a Wedding, Fine Dining or a Charity ball with 150 - 300 banqueting.
  • 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.