Events & Corporate Hospitality Manager - at The All England Lawn Tennis Club

Location
Wimbledon
Salary
Competative + benefits
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
13 Jun 2018
Ref
compass/TP/119274/41417CB
Contact
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club is one of the world’s iconic sporting locations serving as a Members Club during 50 weeks of the year and then, for two weeks, hosting The Championships – the world’s premier grass court tennis tournament.  

We have a brand new opportunity for an Events & Corporate Hospitality Manager to provide a first class, five-star experience to our members, guests and staff.

Package description
  • Opportunity to work onsite at Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club for Levy UK
  • Competitive salary + company benefits
  • 5 out of 7 shifts (flexibility required)
Main responsibilities
  • The Events & Corporate Hospitality Manager will be accountable for all of our client’s and members events and corporate hospitality requirements across the whole of the Wimbledon estate
  • You will ensure that all hospitality and catering services are delivered to the highest standards, and ensure expectations are met and exceeded
  • You will be fully responsible for managing the Co-ordinator of the Meeting & Events business as well as working closely with the culinary team to ensure the continued development and evolution of the food offer
  • You will be confident in managing a FOH & BOH team and a fluctuating team size of casual staff across the Championships
  • You will oversee hospitality budget & P&L, and ensure targets are met
  • You must enjoy being hand on and client/customer facing – an ease with building relationships and trust with the clients, members and customers is essential to the success of this position
  • You will be organising and coordinating a high volume and a wide variety of hospitality requirements and events - from informal and innovative, to high-end, formal fine dining
  • You will ensure that all customer requirements are delivered in line with the client and Levy UK’s expectation
  • You will focus on staff development, including training, developing and motivating your team
Ideal candidate
  • Experience in managing corporate hospitality and fine dining - either in corporate contract catering OR 5 star/luxury environments
  • Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring standards and expectations are met and exceeded
  • Experience in managing event/hospitality focused teams
  • A passion for high quality, high end food and customer service
  • Extensive experience in building strong and robust client and stakeholder relationships
  • Outgoing charismatic personality that will engage the team and clients
  • Strong, dynamic and team focused management style
  • Prepared to constantly challenge and improve our current standards and customer experience
About the company
‘Food & Drink at Wimbleon” is proud to be the official caterer at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), one of the world’s most prestigious sporting venues which annually plays host to The Championships, Wimbledon. The AELTC is a private members’ club, catering year-round for its members, tourists visiting from across the globe, and everyone working behind the scenes to deliver this world-famous event.

 Wimbledon is not just about the tennis; it is also a celebration of great food and drink. Here at Wimbledon, we are passionate about showcasing the very best of our British products, reflecting the heritage and history of the AELTC. Put simply, we strive to serve the best food and drink and employ the best staff to deliver a unique experience for our customers.

 Want to be a part of Wimbledon? Interested in joining the team that makes it happen? Apply now for this exciting opportunity.

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