Events Manager – Maternity Cover (February Start) – Full Time – Royal Tunbridge Wells

  • Permanent
  • Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Kent
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000/annum


Events Manager – Maternity Cover

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000

Hours: 45 hours per week – shift pattern as required for events

Location: Tunbridge Wells

Start Date: 03/02/2020 – maternity contract for 6-12 months

The Company

A stunning Victorian mansion set in 36 acres of rolling hills is now recruiting for an enthusiastic and passionate Events Manager to cover Maternity for 6-12 months.

The Job Role

Ensure all events are delivered to meet/exceed client expectations
Ensure that all events are costed effectively
Ensure that all event communication (internal and external) is correct and delivered in a timely manner
Ensure event team members are completing their administrative and hosting roles to a high level
Work closely with the sales and operations teams
Ensure all event spaces are always customer ready and that any maintenance issues are dealt with a timely manner
Achieve KPIs on communication time frames and upselling targets
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other departments
Manage the events inbox and liaise with clients once passed over from the sales team
Meet and communicate with clients to discuss requirements, and record these effectively within the booking system
Ensure accurate invoices are sent to clients for payment pre-event delivery
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with repeat clients and customersThe Successful Applicant

Extensive knowledge of hotel operations and previous wedding and event planning experience
Excellent customer service skills
Good interpersonal & communication skills
Commercial awareness
Eye for detail and able to work on own initiative
IT proficient
Understanding of Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Licensing Legislation.What’s on Offer

22 days annual leave
5% pension contribution scheme
Healthcare benefits
Life assurance
Fantastic savings across over 250 big name brands including dining, entertainment, days out and much more

Salary: £25000 – £28000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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