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Events Planner

Employer
Hilton Hotels
Location
Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Jun 2024
Events Planner

Kick Start your career and join the team at Hilton St Georges Park, proud to be the home of English football.

This unique Hilton property based outside Burton upon Trent (DE13 9PD) is the home of the 28 English Football Teams while also offering the opportunity to work for the biggest player in global hospitality, Hilton.

Be part of a high preforming team, creating a home from home for our leisure guests, world class sport teams and corporate clients.

When we say unique we mean it! Offering 228 contemporary bedrooms, complemented by a wonderful food and beverage offering including the relaxing Crossbar, Restaurant and Coffee Lounge which is proud to service Starbucks.  In addition we have high quality meeting and events space, Spa and top class fitness facilities surrounded by acers of Staffordshire countryside including 13 outdoor football pitches including a replica of the Wembley pitch.

Do you want to join the Worlds #1 best workplace, awarded by Great Place to Work and Fortune? If so, we have a world of opportunities available for you at Hilton!

We can offer you….

  • Yearly rate of £26,000
  • Free and healthy meals when on duty
  • Grow your Career
  • Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
  • A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
  • Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
  • Discounted dental and health cover
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised Taxi Scheme
  • Guest Experience Day after successfully passing probation
  •  Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
  • An Event Planner will be creating and inspiring with innovative ideas to deliver exceptional bespoke events. As Event Planner, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of weddings, conventions, social groups, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The Event Planner will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business.

    Specifically, an Event Planner will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

    • Seek proactive opportunities to increase sales and sales convention within team.
    • Create unique and bespoke events for our clients utilising our food and beverage experiences, production company & expertise
    • Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
    • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
    • Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds delivering wow moments
    • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
    • Participate in hotel promotional activities
    • Work with 3rd Party suppliers
    • Liaise with Senior Hotel Management Team in planning of key events.

    What are we looking for?

    An Event Planner serving Hilton is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

    • Good organisational and administration skills
    • Positive attitude and good communication skills
    • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
    • Confident telephone manner
    • High level of IT skills
    • Numerate
    • Excellent grooming standards
    • Creativity and innovation 

    EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.

    At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

    We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

    Find out more about all our brands and hotels - Hilton Brands | Global Hospitality Company

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