Head of Events

Location London
Discipline: Catering, Venue
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £38k
Contact name: Josh Paxman

Contact email: josh@illume-recruitment.com
Contact phone: 07793 021369
Job ref: JP10857
Published: 6 days ago
Expiry date: 23 Dec 2022 23:59

Head of Events - London - 38k

My client is a leading London contract caterer and they are currently recruiting for a Head of Events to leading the planning and delivery of events at one of their London venues.

As Head of Events your main focuses will be the following:

  • Creating and implementing event plans and concepts with prospective clients

  • Handling quotes, budgeting and invoicing

  • Responding to all enquiries within 24-hour timeframe

  • Liaising and negotiating with external suppliers as and when required

  • Handling logistics and all operational management of the event from enquiry to completion

  • Updating senior management and attending regular events meetings

  • Writing and distributing post-event reports

  • Working with the events partnerships and marketing teams

  • Carrying out P&L’s and month end accounting

  • Conducting site visits and show rounds

  • Being an ambassador for both the company and venue

  • Developing key relationships with the client at the venue

  • Keeping up to date with latest trends in events and hospitality

All candidates applying for this Head of Events role must have been in a similar event planning and event management role within the last year.

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