Conference & Events Manager

Recruiter
KNOWHOW Recruitment Ltd
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£30,000 + Progression
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
13 Sep 2017
Conference & Events Manager We specialise in providing conference and banqueting, hospitality and food services to cultural, arts and exhibition locations throughout the country and we are proud of what we do. £30,000 Progression Situated in the heart of Kent, we offer a versatile and unusual venue for events which include conferences, dinners, wedding receptions and family fun days. We have an exciting opportunity for a Conference and Events Manager to oversee the vast array of events at this stunning venue. Events range from a dinner for 8 people through to weddings and large events for up to 300. The Conference & Events Manager is expected to be very hands on and have strong managerial skills when managing a core team as well as casual staff. Ensuring you get the best out of each individual and each function runs smoothly at all times. To work 5 out of 7 days, in line with business needs Conference & Events Manager - Main Responsibilities - Ensure that all hospitality services are delivered to the highest standards - Managing a large team of casual at busy times - Will be very hands on and assist the team - Overseeing the function rooms and temporary spaces - Staff development including training and motivating staff - Manage the labour budget Conference & Events Manager - Role Requirements - Must have an excellent knowledge and experience of working within the events and hospitality department - Have managed large teams and large functions - Excellent people management and communication skills - Proven experience in managing successful teams - Excellent organisational skills - Very flexible in regards to working hours - Experience of leading and managing teams to deliver results - Able to work in a pressurised environment and be able to multi- task - Experience working with clients - Understanding of P&L accounts 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. APPLY NOW