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Events Manager

  • Location

    Congleton

  • Sector:

    Sales, Marketing

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    up to 25k

  • Contact:

    Candidate Services

  • Job ref:

    00327874

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-27

  • Startdate:

    2019-04-29

  • Client:

    EasyWeb Group

Events Manager 

The Vanilla in Allseasons team are passionate about providing genuine, caring and flexible hospitality. Our aim is to combine the finest food with the highest quality service. 

Position: Sales and Event Manager 
Location: Congleton, Cheshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 45 hours per week, evenings & weekends, flexibility 
Salary: up to 25k
Benefits: Flexible hours; Staff meals; Fuel allowance; 28 days holiday; Uniform Allowance 

About the role: 

Award winning outside catering company with a fantastic portfolio of 3rd party venues in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Manchester looking to fill an exciting vacancy that has recently become available. 

This role requires a highly motivated, hardworking individual who is happy to work flexible hours including weekend work. 

Responsibilities: 

- Create bespoke events for all parties be it weddings, private or corporate events, visiting potential customers at their properties 
- Produce full proposals and invoices for the client to ensure profit is achieved 
- Demonstrate excellent communications skills 
- Build relationships with clients and 3rd parties 
- Attend exhibitions promoting V in A 
- Ensure all sales leads are followed up and enquires are dealt with professionally 
- Liaise with the Catering, Events and Sales team 
- General administrative duties such as handling enquiries, producing function information and invoices etc. 
- Oversee events and manage a team 
- Manage health & safety at events 

About you: 

- Wedding or Event experience - minimum of 2 years is required (1 year for trainee role) 
- Management experience - preferably 2 years required (not required for trainee role) 
- Excellent communication skills 
- Great organisational skills 
- Able to demonstrate the ability to use excel and word to a good level 
- Excellent knowledge of the events industry 
- Good command of English language and literacy 
- Ability to work under pressure 
- Understand/follow basic health and hygiene procedures, organise and maintain a clean/safe working environment 
- Ability to make sound decisions and problem solve 
- Able to work weekends and some late finishes 
- Must be able to drive and have a clean driving licence (will occasionally have to drive company vans) 

You may have experience of the following: Events Manager, Events Coordinator, Events Administrator, Events Admin, Events Supervisor, International Events Coordinator, International Events Manager, Sales Manager, Accounts Manager etc.