Head of Events

Location London
Discipline: Catering, Venue
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40k
Contact name: Josh Paxman

Contact email: josh@illume-recruitment.com
Contact phone: 07793 021369
Job ref: JP10779
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 20 Jun 2022 00:59

​​​​Head of Events - London - 40k

My client is a leading contract caterer and they are currently recruiting for a Head of Events for one of their flagship venues in London.

As Head of Events, 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

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

  • To continuously work towards improving sales and service

  • 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 Head of Events role, I am looking for a candidate who has:

  • 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 Head of Events role must have been in a similar position within the hospitality sector in the past year.

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