Function & Event Manager, 4 * Hotel, Preston, £26K to £30K -

Function & Event Manager, 4 * Hotel, Preston, £26K to £30K

| Job ID: AHEM |

Description:

Our client is an award winning, established 4-star hotel in amazing grounds based in Preston.

Our client is an award winning, established 4-star hotel in amazing grounds based in Preston. A large part of their business is hosting weddings, conferences and special events; they aim to provide a first-class experience to all of their clients, ensuring that their visit to the venue is a very special one.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver high standards of services to all hotel guests and drive profit from the business focusing on quality. This position would suit someone who has a passion for working, is self-motivated and enjoys working with people.

The Role

  • Responsibility for planning, organising and controlling the day to day operation of the events department.
  • Managing a team of up to 50 staff and delegating specific duties and responsibilities accordingly to ensure all rooms at set to client specifics.
  • Boosting morale and motivating staff to provide exceptional customer service throughout the whole client journey.
  • Maintaining a professional presence on the floor at all times.
  • Handling guest queries and complaints and taking appropriate action to ensure total guest satisfaction.
  • You will be required to liaise with clients to gather the information required to ensure that you can confidently communicate all requirements to the F&B manager to ensure that that the customer function runs smoothly.

You will be expected to:

  • Have previous experience in a similar Meeting and Events role.
  • Possess a positive attitude and be passionate about the hospitality industry.
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Have the ability to remain calm and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Display an impeccable, smart personal appearance and have the drive to deliver first class customer service.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £26-30K – dependent on experience
  • Working with an award winning company with career progression and opportunities.
  • Company discounts, friends and family rate
  • Health club, free parking, meals on duty