Group, Conference and Events Coordinator
Located in the heart of Mayfair, London Hilton on Park Lane was the first Hilton to open within the UK and is close to all that London has to offer, whether it be musicals, Royal Parks or world famous landmarks. Find us overlooking Hyde Park, within half a mile of Green Park and Buckingham Palace, and only one tube stop from Big Ben and the London Eye. Soaring high above the city streets, the hotel is famed for its unparalleled five star luxury. With 453 spacious guest rooms, including 56 suites and a Penthouse Suite, there is something for all.
The 28th floor restaurant, Galvin at Windows, offers fine dining and views spanning London. On the same floor, 10 Degrees Sky Bar serves expertly crafted mixology. The ground level is home to Podium Restaurant and bar, where breakfast, lunch, dinner and award winning afternoon tea is served. There is also a Champagne bar - CC Bar, and in the basement, Trader Vic’s - London’s only Polynesian-themed restaurant and bar. The hotel is also home to Wyld by Nature; an eco-friendly nightclub with sustainability at its core.
Furthermore, the first floor is currently undergoing renovation and is due to complete April 2022. This includes the iconic Grand Ballroom, Wellington & Harvest Ballroom and the Executive Lounge.
Here at London Hilton on Park Lane, we create heartfelt experiences for all our Guests and meaningful opportunities for all our Team Members. This has led to Hilton being consistently recognised as “Great Places to Work.”
This is not just a job. We offer you an exceptional career alongside a path to self-discovery and growth.
A Group, Conference and Events Coordinator will ensure the effective coordination and administration of all group bedroom bookings, as per the group reservations procedure.
Salary - £22,500 Per Year
What will I be doing?
- Free meals on duty
- Travel and food discounts: - Discounted hotel nights plus 50% off F&B (subject to individual outlets)
- Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly)
- Pension scheme
- Discounted dental and health cover
- High street discounts: with Perks at Work
- Grow your career: access to a network of 6500+ hotels across 100+ countries (subject to local right to work rules)
- Personal Development: programmes designed to support your career
The Group, Conference and Events Planning Coordinator
will be responsible for supporting the planning team with various tasks such as floor plans, seating arrangements, menu tastings, and deliveries with event suppliers.
As Group, Conference and Events Planning Coordinator, you will also ensure the effective coordination and administration of all group bedroom bookings, as per the group reservations procedure. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Adhere to the events and group yield policy in order to maximize revenue
Develop and maintain a customer database
Generate and develop sales leads and contact potential clients to build business relationships
Research local competition and local events
Manage administrative requests as directed by the Management Team
Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
Build strong relationships with customers, Guests and Team Members in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectively
Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
Participate in hotel promotional activities