Conference and Events Manager

2 days left

Undisclosed Company
Swanley, Kent
£24964 per annum
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
Our well established client who is based in Swanley is looking to recruit a Conference and Events Manager.

The role is to manage the venue effectively and efficiently, fulfilling all service, cost and quality parameters defined by the Operations Manager, to ensure customers receive a high quality service at the best possible profit for the company.

As a Conference and Events Manager, your role will involve:
*Regularly monitor pricing and costs to maximise the profitability of current facilities in order to meet budgetary targets and achieve income growth without compromising customer service.
*Review and implement requirements, taking account of the expectations of customers, to ensure that the venue provides a high quality, value for money service.
*Recruit, motivate, train and develop staff.
*Operate the performance management procedures.
*Establish systems to monitor and control all non fixed costs i.e. staffing, stocks and purchases.
*Oversee site maintenance and cleaning of venue.
*Ensure all licensable activities undertaken are legally compliant. Ensure Health and Safety and Fire Risk assessments are in place and regularly reviewed in liaison with the Estates and Facilities Manager.
*Analyse and review any internal and external factors i.e. new competitors, changes in business requirements.
*Plan and implement sales and marketing strategy to ensure continued business growth.
*Seek and develop new business opportunities which will support the long term growth of the business making recommendations to the Operations Director.
*Collate time sheets from all venue staff and ensure they reach the Finance Department by the payroll deadlines.
*Work with the Marketing and Events Managers to ensure venue is promoted.

The successful applicant will need to have the following skills:
*Previous management experience in the catering industry which must have included supervising a team of staff aimed at a high quality high profit market.
*The ability to develop and demonstrate considerable man-management skills, organisational skills, a high customer service orientation, a commercial perspective and acumen akin to managing their own business.
*Knowledge of licensing, health and safety legislation and regulations and a thorough understanding of all aspects of bar, kitchen, restaurant and banqueting operations.
*Sales and marketing experience.

In return, you will benefit from pension, 4 week's holiday plus bank holidays and 2 additional days at Christmas. If you are required to work a bank holiday you will receive time off in lieu.

Salary: £24,964

Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week (including evenings and weekends). Current opening hours Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm, Saturday varied hours and Sunday 11am-4pm. You will not be required to work every weekend.

Interested in this role, based in Swanley? Please email your CV or contact me on 07483 340870.

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