Job Description

Company and role overview

Our client is currently searching for a Senior Events Manager to come and join their busy team. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring staff are properly dressed, trained, and briefed so events run smoothly and precisely as possible. You will be performing catering duties as well as management duties and must be always aware of food hygiene standards and procedures.

 

Main responsibilities

  • Effectively manage all staff on site.
  • Handle telephone enquiries and complete subsequent menu and quotation requests quickly and efficiently
  • Build effective working relationships with venue managers and external event planners
  • Lead on Sales initiatives to generate new business
  • Be the main point of contact in the office for various venues
  • Conduct site visits on new and potential venues to check on the feasibility of events
  • Co-ordinate with clients in the planning and running of their events, offering advice and help to make their event special
  • Hold tasting for your clients, sometimes out of office hours, help them decide on a menu, offering alternatives and advice based on your experience and their event theme
  • Ensure post event paperwork is completed

 

Requirements

  • Hands on Experience of booking, quoting, and managing events
  • Experience in Event Management and food catering
  • Proven sales and marketing experience
  • Must have experience of the London Events industry and knowledge of London venues
  • Excellent Customer service skills
  • Full clean driving licence
  • I.T literate, with particular emphasis in Word/Excel spreadsheets
  • Database Management

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