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Event Executive


  • £32000 per annum
  • London, Greater London
  • Posted: 10/06/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176EVTEXEC

Job Details

Event Executive required by a leading international membership organisation based in central London. The post holder will assist in managing and overseeing events at their award-winning central London conference centre, event, and wedding venue.

This is a full time, permanent role, salary £32k per annum plus excellent benefits, based in central London – interviews asap

Duties:

  • Showing clients around the building and advising on effective arrangements making recommendations where appropriate to gather their information for the purpose of compiling their function sheet to ensure a successful event.
  • To assist the sales team with advice in connection with more complex events to ensure the client is given accurate advice/information at booking stage
  • To prepare function sheets on the computerised diary system for clients to confirm event details and for issue to operational departments to carry out the instructions as per client’s specifications
  • To run weddings from enquiry through to completion alongside the Venue Wedding Planner
  • To organise and attend food and beverage tastings for the client to decide on their catering 
  • To attend promotional and marketing events with Business Development Manager to obtain future business to increase revenue
  • Occasional demonstration of tasks for new or temporary staff as required
  • To mentor the Event Coordinator and assist them with running medium sized events
  • Issue deposit invoices accurately and by the prescribed times to the client to ensure payment as per the room hire contract.

You should ideally have strong experience of working within a busy venue (i.e. 4 star+ establishments and high end venues). It would be beneficial for the candidate to have good knowledge of conference and banqueting layouts, associated furniture and terminology. This is a fast-paced environment so the successful candidate should be able to handle pressure well and seek to resolve issues as they arise. You must be a ‘people person’ and understand how to deliver first class customer service at all times.


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