Our client is passionate about providing genuine, caring and flexible hospitality. Their aim is to combine the finest food with the highest quality service.
Position: Sales and Event Manager Location: Congleton, Cheshire Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 45 hours per week, evenings & weekends, flexibility Salary: up to 25k Benefits: Flexible hours; Staff meals; Fuel allowance; 28 days holiday; Uniform Allowance
About the role:
Award winning outside catering company with a fantastic portfolio of 3rd party venues in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Manchester looking to fill an exciting vacancy that has recently become available.
This role requires a highly motivated, hardworking individual who is happy to work flexible hours including weekend work.
- Create bespoke events for all parties be it weddings, private or corporate events, visiting potential customers at their properties - Produce full proposals and invoices for the client to ensure profit is achieved - Demonstrate excellent communications skills - Build relationships with clients and 3rd parties - Attend exhibitions promoting V in A - Ensure all sales leads are followed up and enquires are dealt with professionally - Liaise with the Catering, Events and Sales team - General administrative duties such as handling enquiries, producing function information and invoices etc. - Oversee events and manage a team - Manage health & safety at events
- Wedding or Event experience - minimum of 2 years is required (1 year for trainee role) - Management experience - preferably 2 years required (not required for trainee role) - Excellent communication skills - Great organisational skills - Able to demonstrate the ability to use excel and word to a good level - Excellent knowledge of the events industry - Good command of English language and literacy - Ability to work under pressure - Understand/follow basic health and hygiene procedures, organise and maintain a clean/safe working environment - Ability to make sound decisions and problem solve - Able to work weekends and some late finishes - Must be able to drive and have a clean driving licence (will occasionally have to drive company vans)
You may have experience of the following: Events Manager, Events Coordinator, Events Administrator, Events Admin, Events Supervisor, International Events Coordinator, International Events Manager, Sales Manager, Accounts Manager etc.