Events Operations Executive
The Lysaght Institute is one of Newport’s most iconic venues offering a high quality service in facilitating corporate, celebration and wedding events. We offer a stunning backdrop, complete with suppliers to cater for all our events and conferencing requirements.
Fitted with state of the art audio visual equipment, our facilities include small to large sized 1920s Art Deco style function rooms, original balconies, and beautifully landscaped gardens.
The newly refurbished venue has gone from strength to strength and is now a renowned Events Centre to Meet, Learn and Celebrate!
About the Role & our Ideal Candidate...
To help us continue to deliver a high quality service, we are seeking an energetic, vibrant and knowledgeable person to join our friendly team.
Our ideal candidate will be confident, organised and be able to manage event set up which involves a large amount of manual handling . You will have excellent customer skills, ideally have experience in event management and specifically wedding co-ordination. Our ideal candidate will also be a food and beverage enthusiast who really enjoys making others feel at home here at Lysaght!
We are looking for an individual who is excellent with working to deadlines, managing the day to day issues associated with the world of events and leisure and is confident in making decisions. You must be able to work to tight deadlines and be able to make decisions and work using your own initiative. You will be responsible for the direct operation of all large events and be a strong team player, most importantly have a positive attitude to support your colleagues and guests and the willingness work in a busy environment.
Our ideal candidate will also have awesome event ideas to excite our audience!
In the absence of the venue manager, you will oversee the whole operation events, so you will need to be confident in leading a workforce!
The role is advertised as two part time roles hours primarily being evening and weekend work with occasional day shifts when necessary. During busy period’s weekend work will be necessary. We will consider one full time position for the right candidate.
Operating hours at the Lysaght vary and shift times can end after midnight, therefore safe travel home must be a serious consideration for all applicants. Ideally our successful applicant would have a driving licence and access to a vehicle, although this will not be essential.
Is this the role you've been looking for? Then we are waiting for your application!
The closing date for this position is 28th September 2018.
Please visit our website to make your application, by clicking "Apply Now"