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Wedding & Event Manager

Job Introduction

We have an exceptional opportunity for someone to join the team at Hamilton Park Racecourse, as the Weddings and Events Manager. This role will oversee the planning of all wedding parties, throughout the whole booking process form booking to running the event. This is a fantastic role for someone who is customer focussed, professional and highly organised.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

For more information on the company see Careers in Sports and Leisure

 

Role Responsibility

Looking after the bridal party, you will be the main point of contact and liaise across internal departments to ensure the whole events runs smoothly, driving customer satisfaction you make sure the experience lives up to expectations.

The role will involve:-

  • Attending conference and events weekly meetings, to understand event / guest needs and requirements, and ensure all events run as per the event planners
  • To conduct Wedding showrounds for enquiries, and to have a conversion rate for wedding sales in line with the sales team and company targets
  • To attend any wedding meetings to finalise details with customers, and ensure they are confident us running their wedding day to the best of our abilities
  • Assisting the daily management of the casual team
  • Ensuring good, productive long-term client relationships are developed with Clients and Agents and our onsite client, to generate ‘win-win’ situations. 

 

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Resilience to manage multiple tasks and prioritise importance in terms of operations and planning
  • Management experience of a large events
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office
  • Application of an eye for details to all areas of C&E details
  • Willing to work with flexible working hours
  • Excellent customer service and front facing skills
 

 

Package Description

Up to £22,000 + Benefits

About the Company

Our mission is improve the quality of life of Sodexo employees and all those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which we operate. We work to improve the well-being of people across the globe through our unique range of expert services and the talent of our teams. As one of the world’s largest employers and a
company of “people at the service of other people,” we are committed to being an employer of choice – providing jobs for our people, as well as training and opportunities for internal promotion to help our employees move up the career ladder.

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