Wedding & Events Coordinator - Northamptonshire

Circa £22,000 - Catering and Hospitality
Ref: 267 Date Posted: Monday 02 Dec 2019
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The Role: Wedding & Events Coordinator

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: circa £22,000

Our prestigious client is currently seeking to recruit an outstanding experienced Wedding & Events Co-ordinator to join their team reporting to the Front Office Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure all enquiries and client feedback are managed professionally and in a timely manner
  • To continuously work toward improving sales and services by effectively handling special event    enquiries, convert and contract those accordingly.
  • Ensure that every effort is made to achieve budgeted sales, operational expenses, including forecasting and cost control, whilst building upon the reputation of the hotel
  • Conduct professional show rounds of the property and grounds and client meetings
  • Ensure all wedding, meetings and events are planned to a very high standard whilst exceeding our guest’s expectations
  • To undertake precontract meetings with clients and that final event sheets are finalised, deposits and billing requirements are in place, whilst upholding the clients credit policy
  • Personally, meet event organisers and VIP at the start of all wedding, meetings and events, maintaining regular statues checks and guest’s satisfaction
  • To Liaise professionally with all HOD’s involved in the preparation and execution of the wedding and events
  • To build partnerships with specialised 3rd party suppliers
  • To assist with room reservations in time of need

The Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Previous experience in a high quality and busy 4 or 5-star hotel in a similar role with a proven track record in wedding, meetings and events
  • Have a genuine interest or desire to progress in hospitality
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and inspire
  • Flexibility to work on wedding, meetings and events as and when required
  • Strong experience in conversion and execution of enquiries
  • Computer skills using Guestline would be an advantage

Benefits:

  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • A share of the gratuities
  • Complimentary car parking
  • 28 Days holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme