Stoke Park Country Club & Resort

Conference and Banqueting Manager - Stoke Park Country Club & Resort

Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire
Highly competitive salary
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Title: Conference and Banqueting Manager

Department: Conference and Banqueting

Role Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Conference & Banqueting Manager to join our award winning Conference and Banqueting team.

As Conference & Banqueting Manager, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the Conference and Banqueting department. You will manage conferences and banquets ensuring consistency in setup and throughout the execution of the event. Together with the C&B Management Team, you will ensure that your staff are motivated and trained to meet the highest levels of guest care and service. You will oversee a management team, a team of regular staff members and temporary agency staff. You will be a part of the Food and Beverage team, working alongside other Food and Beverage Heads of Department.

Our Company:

As Europe’s leading Five Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, Stoke Park provides a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive members’ club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining and hotel facilities, in one of the most convenient locations in Britain: only 35 minutes from London and 7 miles from London Heathrow.


Required Experience:

  • Previous management experience within a luxury hotel environment is essential as you will be overseeing luxury weddings and exclusive conferences and events
  • Well organised, outgoing and service-minded
  • Ability to multi-task and troubleshoot throughout the department
  • Excellent customer service skills & attention to detail
  • Impeccable personal appearance
  • Strong interpersonal skills, articulate and confident communicator
  • Handle pressure calmly and professionally
  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced and energetic environment
  • Sound financial knowledge and budgetary control experience
  • Development of training activities and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Personal preference to be on the floor and be prepared to get physically involved in set-ups, clear-downs, service and function requests
  • Rota development and staff scheduling

What we will offer to the successful candidate:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Career progression through training and development
  • 28 days paid holiday including bank holidays
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Discounted rates on facilities
  • Free use of the Stoke Park gym
  • Uniform and free laundry service