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Event Manager (Maternity Cover)

The Peninsula London
Grosvenor Place, London
Market Leading Salary & Benefits + Service Charge
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details

Job description:

The Peninsula London is seeking a passionate and talented Event Manager for a Maternity Cover. With the support of the Director of Group & Events, the role leads a team of two Group & Events Planners and will be responsible for the planning and co-ordination of all group & event bookings. The role supports the group & event sales team with re-contracting annual bookings, increasing group and event revenues through innovative upselling techniques, and above all responsible for creating and delivering outstanding experiences for all group and events.

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel in London

  • Market leading remuneration, service charge and attractive benefits

  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for the planning co-ordination of larger VIP group & event bookings. Support the sales team with re-contracting annual, repeat bookings at the hotel

  • Manage key corporate, government, stakeholder events, product launches (automobile, film, fashion, art, Best of British) and financial roadshows

  • Collaborate and identify opportunities with Sales, Revenue, F&B & Marketing to both drive revenues and enhance brand profile

  • Increase group & event revenues through creative proposals and effective upselling techniques

  • Responsible for creating memorable events through engaged, innovative, and supportive planning with each client

General requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years with previous planning, banquet, events, and conference services

  • Previous experience in the hotel, travel, or related luxury consumer industries

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, highly adaptable, naturally positive

  • Fluent English language skills

At the Peninsula London, we look after:

Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package 

  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues

  • Life Insurance

  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan

Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan

Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers’ room

  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings

  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions

Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts

  • Rewards and recognition initiatives

  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire

We are delighted to receive your CV and will liaise with suitable candidates directly. 



The Peninsula London’s 190 exquisitely styled accommodations consist of 131 guest rooms and 59 suites. Many feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer both abundant natural light and dazzling views over London’s skyline and all have been designed by architect and designer of the interiors Peter Marino to reflect the distinctive grandeur of Belgravia.

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