Assistant Event Manager

  • Location
  • Type
  • London, England
  • Full-time

Job Description

Monday- Friday role

Contractual hours- 40 per week- this will include some morning and evening work

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Event Manager to join the team and work within a prestigious contract catering site in a global law firm located in the City of London, near Liverpool Street Station.

We are looking for someone from a strong events management background, within either a hotel, conference and banqueting or fine dining environment.

The role will involve liaising with our Client, PA’s, partners and contractors to plan and organise varied meetings and events and arranging the function sheets for each event. It is a hands on role, working on both the admin and planning side of events and organising and running them. Other duties include, processing invoices, looking after and booking agency staff, courier orders, preparing and updating function sheets, attending weekly function pack meeting and daily communication meetings with key staff, using the events booking system-Condeco, attending client meetings as and when required, maintaining a busy inbox/ admin duties and answering telephone/email enquires.

This is full time position- Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, the standard hours are usually 9.00am-5.00pm but this can vary depending on events, you will need to be flexible and able to work some early morning and late evening shifts depending on the business requirements and events taking place.

This is a demanding and fast paced job and a great platform to further your career in hospitality. We are offering a competitive salary.

Required Skills

Applicants will need to have excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills, be computer literate and have a good grasp of fine food and wine. You should also be well presented, have a strong outgoing personality and the ability to work under pressure

Benefits


  • 28 days holiday, inclusive of bank holidays
  • Discounts within the Searcys Group Retail venues and also across various retailers
  • Onsite gym membership
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Training and development opportunities across the wider business
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