Event Manager

Location Manchester
Discipline: Catering, Venue
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £26k-28k
Contact name: Josh Paxman

Contact email: josh@illume-recruitment.com
Contact phone: 07793 021369
Job ref: JP10600
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 17 October 2021

Event Manager - Manchester - 26k-28k

My client is a leading contract caterer and they are currently recruiting for an Event Manager to based at one of their events venues in Manchester.

As Event Manager, your main focuses will be the following:

  • To operationally and strategically lead on events

  • To manage catering logistics, including event file handling, event briefing sheet and service plans

  • To manage orders of equipment, beverages and staffing

  • Building a strong relationship with other onsite events teams, working towards growing our share of events

  • To ensure all enquiries and client feedback are managed professionally and in a timely manner

  • To continuously work towards improving sales and service

  • To support office administrator in administration tasks and deputise in their absence

  • Provide appropriate guidance and support to all direct reports

  • Leading and motivating the team through ongoing evaluations, listening, training and mentoring

  • Financial and budget management including forecasting, cost control and forward planning

For this Event Manager role, I am looking for a candidate who has:

  • A minimum of 2 years Event Management experience within either contract catering, event catering, hotels or venues

  • Experience of managing events for up to 200 people

  • Understanding of how to coordinate and plan an event in the lead up to it taking place

  • The desire to grow with an exciting, forward thinking company

All candidates applying for this Event Manager role must have been in a similar position within the hospitality sector in the past year.

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