Meetings & Events Planning Manager

  • Location

    Windsor

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Plus generous benefits

  • Contact:

    Debbie Lee

  • Contact email:

    dlee@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 8680 5777

  • Job ref:

    DL-37

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-11

  • Startdate:

    2021-11-30

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Meetings & Events Planning Manager within a prestigious Hotel Group who have a collection of Luxurious Hotels throughout the UK, this opportunity is located at one of their largest hotels, with a conference venue like no other with over 58 event spaces for up to 700 guests.
As the new Meetings & Events Planning Manager you need to come from a strong meetings & events background ideally within large events, you will be overseeing a small team and be responsible for the conference planning function.
The main purpose of the role is:
  • Responsibility for the conference planning function
  • Managing the team to maintain timely communications with all forthcoming meetings and event clients, including payment arrangements, pre-con meetings, professional function sheets, debriefs and follow ups
  • Support the growth of the meetings & events business by effectively looking for opportunities to upsell to maximise occupancy and revenue
  • Maintain effective communication between the sales and operations teams
To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate your management skills within a similar meetings & events sales and planning environment.  You will need to have experience in managing events on a large scale, including a good knowledge in budgeting and planning events and direct line management experience essential
Benefits include: 31 days annual leave, hotel-based incentive & recognition schemes, discounted accommodation, excellent training & development opportunities, financial rewards for delivering exceptional service and free meals & uniform.