Events Manager - London, UK

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An amazing management opportunity to join The Soho Hotel team has now opened at Firmdale Hotels. We are looking for an Events Manager to oversee the meetings and events operation and team which includes three beautiful events spaces and two screening rooms.

Essential Key Skills

  • Previous experience as a Events Manager or Assistant Events Manager within a 5* hotel or luxury restaurant
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail and be driven by delivering exceptional standards
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills which are capable of nurturing, developing and inspiring a team
  • Previous experience in training and developing staff
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Resilience and drive to get things right first time

Main Responsibilities

  • Run the daily operations of the events department
  • Lead, manage and motivate the events team
  • Communicate all meeting and events details to the different departments of the hotel and head office
  • Establish strong and professional relationships with guests and colleagues
  • Deliver inspirational show rounds in order to showcase the spaces to prospective clients
  • Have a good command of the departmental budget

Firmdale Hotels is an international award winning group comprising of 10 high end luxury hotels and 8 bars and restaurants in London and New York, offering exclusive training programmes and incredible career development. To make your life working in hospitality easier, we are proud to offer permanent roles, working straight shifts, 5 days out of 7. No split shifts to worry about! This a managerial role which means that you will be expected to work the hours as required by the business. You will need to be flexible with the dates and times you are able to work.

What are the Firmdale employee benefits?

• Competitive salary

• Companywide and departmental incentives including a generous refer a friend bonus

• Firmdale Experience and Long Service vouchers (Afternoon tea, dinner for two, Film Club and an overnight stay)

• Perkbox – An employee platform offering a huge variety of discounts and our reward and recognition program

• Wage Stream – An employee app to stream your wages before payday

• Wait, there’s more! Quarterly team events and volunteering

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