Conference & Events Manager - Excel

Location
Excel London
Salary
Up to £25,000
Posted
23 Nov 2017
Closes
21 Dec 2017
Ref
compass/TP/83355/36674/CB
Contact
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ExCeL London, the exhibition and international convention centre, is the host venue for a variety of events from award winning exhibitions and conferences to international association meetings, product launches, banquets, award ceremonies, sporting events and great days out.

Levy Restaurants UK are looking to recruit a Conference and Events Manager to support the growth of our catering contract with the site.

If you have passion and energy, experience in planning and running high volume events and are looking for a challenging yet exciting new position within a company that supports growth - we want to hear from you!

Package description
  • Up to £25,000
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Fantastic exhibition and international convention centre
Main responsibilities
  • Ensure the smooth and efficient planning and delivery of the day-to-day conference and event functions which can range from 50 to 5000+ attendees
  • The spaces are flexible and can accommodate a range of events, you will be involved in working with clients whilst managing the business needs and performance standards
  • You will oversee and supervise the quality of services offered to client whilst maintaining relationship with the client
  • Attention to detail and high standards are key to the success of this operation
  • The team will require a strong leader to keep communication clear and to continually support, develop and motivate
Ideal candidate
  • Ability to listen and detect client needs
  • Experience of co-ordinating and overseeing high volume and high profile events from 1500 covers
  • Team leadership skills
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Previous experience in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • High standards and attention to detail
  • Flexible with working hours
About the company

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience, Wimbledon and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.