Weddings and Events Executive - Liverpool Street, London

Liverpool Street, London
Up to £31,000 per annum
24 Jan 2023
01 Feb 2023
Full Time

Weddings and Events Executive - Liverpool Street, London

Salary: 27,000.00 + Tronc (Conditions apply)

The Andaz London is currently recruiting Weddings and Events Executive position.

Joining the Andaz London Liverpool Street is choosing a 5-star lifestyle hotel located in the heart of vibrant East London to for your next career move.

At Andaz which translates from Hindi as "personal style", we empower each colleague to create the lifestyle world class guest experience.

Your personal style and creativity is what makes Andaz unique and we are looking for a Team member who embraces challenging the norm and who stand out to try new ideas.

What’s in it for you?

Being part of Andaz also mean, joining the Hyatt family which has over 1000 hotels in over 60 different countries, also recognised for over 5 years as a UK Great Place to Work Company for offeringgreat range of benefits, including:

  • 12 free nights per year of service across Hyatt Hotels worldwide
  • Employee and Friends & Family rates across Hyatt Hotels worldwide
  • F&B Discounts of up to 50% in Hyatt UK Restaurants & Bars
  • Refer a friend bonus £500 per colleague introduced
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Annual season travel loan interest-free
  • Cycle-2-Work scheme tax-free
  • Continuous Learning & Development opportunities
  • Complimentary meals on duty

About the role

This role is responsible for supporting the Weddings & Events Manager by responding, negotiating and converting Wedding and Social event enquiries, generating awareness of the Andaz London Hotel to increase the number of wedding and social events year on year.

Main duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responding, negotiating and converting Wedding or Social event enquiries
  • Planning and invoicing each event, pro-actively reaching out to previous bookers
  • Maintaining the current websites and other marketing avenues
  • Constantly looking for opportunities to showcase the venue for weddings and social events.
  • Attend the events operational meetings, share key information with the relevant departments and support the team to guarantee success on every event
  • Daily site visits

About you

The successful candidate must have attention to detail, the ability to work to deadlines, targets and under pressure. Be an effective communicator and active listener, in order to identify client’s needs. The ability to multi task and work as a team player are key personal skills required for this role, in order for the Sales & Marketing department to achieve total sales budget.

  • Previous experience within Events and Sales in a similar environment/property is essential
  • Knowledge of Sales and Events process
  • Driven/competitive individual who thrives on achieving of their targets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer-focused
  • IT skills, with a preference for knowledge of Opera

The role is subject to right to work check as per UK employment law.