Job: Conference & Events Operations Manager

Conference & Events Operations Manager
£24000 - £25000 per annum
Permanent
West Yorkshire
Conference & Events Operations Manager

Ilkley, Leeds

Up to £25,000


We are recruiting for an experienced and talented Events Operations Manager to oversee the planning and manage the delivery of high end events, weddings and functions for a fantastic hotel.

You will lead a small team of event coordinators and a team of events operations staff ensuring the highest standards and smooth running of events and functions. The events include private dinner parties, large corporate functions, weddings and a range of high profile events.

Please note this role is heavily Operations based and a key part of this role is the running of the events and have a strong f&b or c&b background.

The role:

• To oversee the planning and manage the delivery of a range of high end weddings and events including high end dinner functions.
• You will manage a budget for the Events department and work to set KPI’s
• Oversee a small events planning team ensuring all details are accurate and clients are satisfied
• Develop and manage the events Operations team ensuring the events are set up correctly and delivered to the highest standards
• Be present and lead all key events. large weddings and functions to ensure they run smoothly
• Follow up on all post event client feedback and take action where required
• Have the ability to maximise sales opportunities
• Ensure the Events team are trained to a high standard, are efficient and deliver the highest standards of service
• Be the leader in all communication in your department


The candidate:

• You will have a solid background in the running of high end Events and Weddings
• The ability to deliver high profile events, functions, weddings and high end dinners.
• Strong financial acumen and experience of working to budgets
• Excellent planning skills and attention to detail
• A strong business acumen with the ability to maximise sales opportunities
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong IT skills
• Driven with a passion for events
• The ability to train, lead and manage an events team


This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced events manager to join a fantastic venue and make a name for themselves in the hospitality and events industry.

Salary and Package: Up to £25,000


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