Benefits

  • Paying up to £28,000pa
  • 28 days holiday
  • Potential to earn Management Bonus

About the Company

We are currently recruiting for a fabulous conference and events venue situated on the River Thames, with unrivalled views over the City. The company has beautiful events space with five flexible spaces for conferences, receptions, TV, film and corporate dinners.  The venue accommodates 10-600 guests, and the rooms are commercially hired to corporate and private clients. The venue looks after 400+ events per annum and was Host to the House of Switzerland (Olympic house during 2012) and HIRO House the first sporting members club in London for the duration for the Rugby World Cup in 2015.

Main Duties

We are currently recruiting for an Event Coordinator. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Client enquiries and management of commercial event hire process delivering timely and profitable events for the business in order to exceed annual budgets
  • Handling initial enquiry, creating proposal documents, preparing contracts, planning all event details and suppliers and writing event sheets
  • Maintaining and adding accurate client and enquiry details into our database and events diary
  • Event coordinator will liaise closely with operations, facilities and accounts departments to ensure the business is informed and up to date of changes and client requests ensuring no risk to the business
  • Ensure good working relationships with internal livery companies and our local network and neighbourhood including Better Bankside, attending meetings and where ever possible contributing to the collective’s ideals and success
  • Assist Event Manager in developing existing commercial client relationships and their briefs to benefit the client and our business
  • Enhance new industry relationships and sectors to maximise income and event space hire to exceed annual budgets
  • Representing the business at networking and industry events maximising all new business development opportunities including seasonal or special projects
  • Identify and develop a plan to create new industry relationships and sectors to maximise income and event space hire to exceed annual budgets
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with project partners and existing suppliers and caterers, to enhance referral and business opportunities through all avenues including social media
  • Contribute to special projects deemed suitable by the managing director (local, London or UK that may be of interest to GHL)

About you

You will have at least 2 years experience as an event coordinator with catering, events or hospitality background. You will be able to remain calm and composed under pressure. You will have a passion for ensuring your team delivers first class client events and be able to demonstrate team player behaviour. You will have excellent communication skills-verbal and written-demonstrable at all levels. You will be computer literate.

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