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Job Title:

Events/Venue Manager - 10126

Job Reference:

10126

Job Location:

Rochester

Job Salary:

£25 ph Part time

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client is  excited to be searching for an Events/Venue Manager for their prestigious and unique wedding venues near Rochester, Kent.

The role will be to speaking with couples about the venues and help them plan their ‘perfect’ wedding day celebrations.

Role overview:We are seeking a vivacious, organised and professional individual with experience at running a busy hospitality business or similar. The role is year-round but with a concentration of hours from May to September.

Duties will include:

Being the face, and voice, of the business from dealing with enquiries (mostly e-mail) to hosting viewings and open days right through to meeting the couple on their wedding day and assisting them to get married in a relaxed and (secretly) organised way.

Viewings (Saturdays and Sundays all year round – flexible hours managed by yourself. This will not be every weekend – but arranged to suit you and still meet demand)

·Organising and hosting viewings on Saturdays and Sundays (Sundays only ‘in season’) to prospective clients. The weekday staff will ensure the venue is cleaned and prepared – but there will be an amount of set up and closing up for the viewings.

·Organising, communicating, and running (with assistance of the business owners and ‘On the day staff’) open days, for each venue, in the spring and autumn.

Admin

·Managing orders for bar supplies for both businesses from existing suppliers.

·Managing staff rota’s for ‘On the day staff’.-event managers, bar managers, bar staff, cleaners, Ceremony assistant and a co-worker both wedding venues.

·Monitoring enquiry e-mails and responding. Sending out contracts, populating the business on-line diary, making bookings with the registrar via their portal. The systems are all cloud based so this work can be done from home.

‘On the day’ – Main venue/Saturday weddings – (18 Saturdays per year – 8.30 am till 3.30 pm)

‘On the day’ – 2nd venue/ weddings – (6 Saturdays per year and 24 Wednesdays per year – 1 pm till 10pm - midnight)

Expectations

You will be provided with:

·Office space with PC and printer within one of the venues (a boat) to use for admin.

·A laptop or desktop computer to use at home if you do not wish to use your own machine.

·A mobile phone.

·Competitive salary, flexible working and lots of autonomy!

·It is expected that holiday be taken, as far as practical, outside the May to September ‘season’.

The venue manager will need to provide, at their own expense:

·Appropriate clothing – smart comfortable and practical clothing suitable for a wedding.

·You will need to have internet access at home.

·You may want to use a home PC for work e-mails and for placing orders with suppliers.

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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