Event Manager

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

Job Description

Events Manager:

Competitive salary

40 hours per week, Monday-Friday including some evening work

We have an exciting opportunity for a Events Manager to work for a contract catering site within a prestigious international law firm based in the heart of the City.

As the Events Manager you will work directly with our Corporate Client, negotiating rates and confirming all internal functions and events. As first point of call for our events space your every-day tasks involve receiving, handling and organising meeting, event and group enquiries, planning events in conjunction with various internal & external clients, presenting and selling available and suitable options to the highest possible standard. You will also manage the details of the event, from enquiry to contract and last, but not least encouraging repeat business through excellent customer service and enquiry handling.

With 13 Function and Event suites and a large auditorium this prestigious law firm offers a wide range of events from fine dining to large catered receptions for 300+ people.

You will be responsible for supervising one Events Executive, and work closely with the Operations Manager, Executive and Head Chef and their teams.

Required Skills

We are looking for someone who has exceptional product, food and wine knowledge, is enthusiastic and energetic with a passion for quality and attention to detail. You must also be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and achieve daily targets, whilst offering a very high level of customer service, drive and determination. Similar experience in a corporate or hotel environment is essential.

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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