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Wedding & Events Co-ordinator

Employer
Hand Picked Hotels
Location
TN22 4AY
Salary
24000 - 25000 Per Annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2022
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Wedding & Events Co-ordinator - Buxted Park Hotel, Ashdown Forest, Sussex

An opportunity has become available for a Wedding & Events Co-ordinator to join our Hand Picked team at Buxted Park Hotel. If helping someone to plan and organise every little detail of a wedding or event is your idea of the perfect job, this is the role for you.

Buxted Park Hotel is a popular wedding and events venue and we are ideally looking for someone with experience in a similar role or an events management qualification.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week over 5 days to include weekends on a rota basis. 

You will be the ultimate people person who enjoys building positive relationships with everyone you meet, giving them faith and confidence in your knowledge and event organisation abilities from the very first conversation.

You are also sales focused and enjoy making recommendations to meet the needs of your clients and their budgets. Whether it's a wedding, private dinner or a big birthday bash, you'll take the reins and help to plan the event from start to finish.

The fantastic feedback you receive and clients saying "Thank you for all your help!" will motivate you and be a regular highlight to your working week.

What’s in it for you:

  • A share of service charge – 100% of which is split between the team
  • Delicious meals on duty provided
  • 28 days holiday rising to 33 days with service – we think it’s fair to value loyalty.
  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast PLUS discounted food, drink and spa treatments. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds!
  • Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)
  • Working in stunning surroundings and in a property packed with character
  • Free parking on site
  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform
  • Pension & Life Assurance Scheme
  • Training & Development to include people management courses such as "Giving clear direction" & "Coaching for performance" and the option to complete a Level 3 Supervisory or Level 5 Management apprenticeship

About you:

  • Most of all, you’ll have a professional, organised and friendly approach
  • Ideally you’ll have recent experience working within a hotel or in a similar position  
  • You’ll be passionate about making our guests feel at home, and will develop a thorough knowledge of our of hotel products and services
  • You’ll be excellent at building a rapport with colleagues and guests
  • You’ll take pride in your appearance and always lead by example as the face of Hand Picked Hotels

About us:

Buxted Park Hotel
 is a 4 Red Star Hotel in Uckfield with 43 bedrooms including 7 suites, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant and bar facilities and a variety of function spaces making it a popular wedding and events venue.

Hand Picked Hotels is a private collection of 21 country house hotels throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. Each of our properties has its own charming character, and all of them are set in stunning surroundings; from the sandy shores of Jersey to the rolling hills of Yorkshire.

With welcoming and charming service delivered in truly inspirational settings, our guests are encouraged to relax, kick off their shoes and indulge. You make it Hand Picked!

Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

Company

Hand Picked Hotels is a private collection of 19 country house hotels throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. Each of our properties has its own charming character, and all of them are set in stunning surroundings; from the sandy shores of Jersey to the rolling hills of Yorkshire.

Our vision is to deliver a welcoming country house experience where guests feel special and colleagues feel like family.

Being part of a family is at the heart of Hand Picked Hotels. We create a happy environment through the way we support each other and work together. You make it Hand Picked!

Each hotel is individual in its style and so is each person who works for Hand Picked. You are encouraged to bring the best of your personality to work and to let this shine through in the way you operate as a team and in the service you give to our guests.

Hand Picked Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and a Disability Confident Committed employer – we welcome applications from all people within all communities.

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