An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Events Manager at Barton Grange Hotel; a 51 bedroom luxury hotel located 5 miles north of Preston with the independent Walled Garden Restaurant.
As part of the Operations Team you will take the lead on a variety of different events operations including weddings, funerals and banquets.
A pro-active approach is essential as is a can do attitude. No day will be the same and the ability to multi task is a must.
You will need to plan the labour resource effectively to meet the service criteria set for the department encompassing training, supervision and forecasting in line with the Hotel’s business needs.
It is your responsibility to ensure all agreed and necessary arrangements and preparations have been made prior to each function and to then have a strong presence in the operation, particularly during periods of high volume.
Excellent communication and IT skills, develop the team skills, accuracy and attention to detail with a methodical approach to work are essential.
What we are looking for
To be successful in this role you will need to have experience of working in a supervisory role in a Conference & Banqueting environment, ideally within a 4* quality hotel. You will bring with you knowledge of beverage control and some experience in that field is essential.
- A passion for customer service and exceeding guests expectations
- Previous Guest line knowledge would be helpful
- Beverage stock ordering and ability to calculate GP%
- Excellent organisation, administration skills and time management
- Superb attention to detail
- A team player who is motivated to go beyond the guest expectations
- Driven by delivering exceptional standards
- To influence an event with your passion and personality
- Flexibility to work evening and weekend as business demands
What can we offer?
We pride ourselves on our staff and our friendly, cooperative working environment. Along with your competitive salary you’ll automatically become a member of the company benefits scheme after successfully completing your probationary period. Staff meals are provided whilst on duty and you’ll benefit from discounts within the hotel.
Benefits include a great working atmosphere, excellent training, and generous salary and live in accommodation is available, should it be required.
28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays pro rota), Staff social events within Barton Grange Group, Discounts at Barton Grange Garden Centre, Company Pension
Salary 21-23K depending on experience
If you want to be part of our independent family hotel then apply now!
To apply for the role please send your CV and cover letter for the attention of: Ann Aughton – firstname.lastname@example.org