Hotel Café Royal

Events Manager - London

Central London
Unspecified Competitive plus benefits
09 Nov 2016
16 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Offering exceptional hospitality since 1865, Hotel Café Royal is an iconic London landmark, showcasing a magnificent blend of elegant heritage with chic contemporary edge. This 5 star luxury hotel is a member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ featuring 160 exquisite guestrooms, including 49 suites and 6 signature suites, as well a unique selection of bars, restaurants, event spaces, private members club and the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre. Prominently gracing it’s presence on Regent Street at Piccadilly Circus; Hotel Café Royal is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping, attractions and theatres.

Your role

As our Events Manager your role is to lead and inspire your team in promoting our hotel event facilities and services in the most engaging and informative way to our domestic and international clientele and business partners. Passion to provide a personalised guest experience, strong selling skills, deep product knowledge combined with knowledge of the latest trends in the London Events scene, confidence and a “voice with a smile”, are required trademarks for this position to successfully master the elegant delivery of our products and services.

Working as part of a larger management team you will demonstrate a flexible and adaptive hands-on approach in order to empower and guide a dedicated team to deliver a consistently high standard of booking and event management services to our guests. You will oversee a range of yield and revenue duties including the management of the hotel’s events inventory you’ll also be passionate about food and drink, with an exceptional knowledge on food, wine and beverages. Working closely with the Director of Revenue you will be required to implement and execute strategies to maximise revenue, set rates and manage your inventory in line with hotel forecast and budget.

Your profile

As a true hospitality professional you will be well versed in Event operations and have the finesse to execute a range of services with both personality and style. Possessing distinct leadership qualities to provide a credible and consistent role model, you will be passionate about excellence in service standards to develop and coach a team skilled in anticipating guest needs and exceeding expectations.

It’s likely that you will have a proven background in a similar role, ideally gained within a luxury hospitality or restaurant environment as a either an Event Manager orSupervisor. Your communication skills will be exceptional with the ability and confidence to build strong working relationships at all levels of the business and to connect and converse effectively with guests visiting us from all over the world.

Your Benefits

  • On duty meal
  • Weekly dry cleaning allowance
  • Fantastic training & development opportunities
  • Recognition rewards, employee referral scheme, colleague football team
  • Discounted room rates and F&B, as well as other lifestyle discounts
  • Be part of an exciting, up and coming brand in the industry – already a member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

Ready to join the team?

Please apply through Caterer by following the 'Apply Now' link below. Please ensure to send a cover letter (outlining your suitability for the vacancy) and a resume that is fully up to date and correct.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicantsmust be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.