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Events and Banqueting Manager

Posted 9 January by 10662372 Easy Apply Ended

This role is a position ideal for candidates who have a strong history of working within hospitality, ideally within food and beverage, banqueting or catering. A role that is guest facing therefore exceptional customer service must be promoted. Due to the nature of this role you will be required to work weekends and evenings.

Start: ASAP
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000
Hours: 39 per week (Range of shifts 8am - 6pm, 10.30am - 7.30pm, 3pm - Close) 5 days out of 7
Benefits: 28 days holiday, pension scheme, christmas party, free meals

You should apply for this role if your passion is for delivering exceptional customer service, you will come from background of working in food and beverage, catering or events, being an operational role this position will include some office administration however the main focus is to ensure guests have an pleasant experience. Due to the nature of the role you will need to have strong timekeeping skills and able to oversee various events.

Duties:

• Setting up of events
• Being responsible for the overall Food & Beverage operation
• Setting up of Marquee & bars operation for all events
• Advising event attendees on food and beverage selections and menu choices
• Working with the chefs and kitchen staff to ensure a smooth operation on event days
• Menu Meetings, Food Tastings & Wine tastings
• Ensuring ALL licences are adhered to
• Event managing & being responsible for the overall venue in the absence of Operation Manager
• Dealing with guest enquires regarding the local areas and offering customer service
• Answering telephone and taking guest bookings
• Checking guests in on arrival
• Showing around the venue and promoting events to prospects

Skills and Experience:

• You MUST have worked in a operational role previously within either Catering Management or Event Management
• You should have strong communication skills both written and verbal
• Be passionate about customer service and going the extra mile
• Be wiling and able to work weekends and evenings on a regular basis

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this to Permanent vacancy.

Required skills

  • Beverages
  • Catering
  • Event Management
  • Food Service

Reference: 33800275

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