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Senior Events Executive - Kingston upon Thames

Employer
Beaverbrook
Location
Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
Salary
£28000 per year
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

Job Details

Senior Events Executive - Kingston upon Thames

Estate

Beaverbrook is a carefully curated collection of two luxury hotels. The heart of the brand, Beaverbrook estate, is set amidst 400 acres of countryside in the Surrey Hills and comprises three distinctively designed venues, that make up the hotel, three restaurants and a Health Club & Spa, as well as indoor and outdoor activities, including a home cinema and meeting spaces for all occasions. What binds our hotels together is the Beaverbrook ethos – a warmth and thoughtfulness that makes every guest and employee journey unforgettable and that reflects our approach to exceptional experiences. Striving to turn visions into reality, for guests and employees alike, through unique opportunity and emotional hospitality, Beaverbrook offers something truly special within remarkable surroundings.

Title  Senior Events Executive

Location  Estate

Department  Reservations & Events

Closing  02/05/2024

Senior Events Executive Up to 28,000 per annum plus commission

The role

As part of our Sales Department at Beaverbrook & Beaverbrook Town House, you will be joining as our Senior Events Executive.

The Senior Events Executive will take ownership of event enquiries from the initial enquiry stage and through the planning stage. They will create relationships with the clients, prepare proposals and organise the paperwork. Once the event is confirmed they will plan the event and liaise with all other departments involved in the delivery of the events.

Who you are

• Events, Sales or Hospitality qualification is ideal but not required
• Experience of booking systems essentials. Ideally experience in Resort Suite, Opera and Res Diary preferred
• The role requires excellent phone handling and client management with the ability to use initiative and take ownership of the client journey
• Experience required in sales and events planning in a similar standard of luxury property
• Experience with private members clubs and high-profile clients desired

What you’ll be doing
• Taking ownership of the events process including handling and qualifying event enquiries as well as creating proposals and assisting the client through the sales process.
• Day-to-day management of events which includes planning meetings, creating Event Orders, Weekly Event Sheets, Weekly Sales Reports, Place Cards, Menus, Final Invoices, chasing payments, etc
• Coordinating with other departments to find out information requests for clients and ensuring departments are aware of the event and any changes to ensure smooth running of events
• Creating bespoke supplier lists for events based on bespoke requirements.
• Taking ownership of the events process including handling and qualifying event enquiries.
• Assisting the reservations team with taking overflow calls and making bookings where possible

Shift times: 08:00 to 16:30, 09:00-17:30, 10:30 to 19:00, 12:30 to 23:00. Flexibility is required on weekends and after office hours for events.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive reward, we are committed to investing heavily in your development and helping you grow a long-term career with Beaverbrook.

As a member of our team, you can expect to receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounts on retail, gym memberships, cinema tickets and many more with Hospitality Rewards App
  • Personal development support
  • Wide range of recognised qualifications and development opportunities
  • Discounted rates on Food & Beverage
  • Meals on duty for some positions
  • 28 days annual leave(including Bank Holidays), rising by 1 day each year for 5 years
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Pay
  • Long Service Awards
  • Earn up to £1000 for recommend a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Uniforms
  • Free parking
  • And other local benefits

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