Assistant C&B Events Manager

 

Assistant C&B Events Manager (Office Role) is required to join a Dublin Hotel. The role is to assist the Conference and Banqueting Events Manager in the smooth operation of the Conference and banqueting office.

Main Duties:

  • To ensure conference and banqueting bookings are taken correctly and entered onto Opera, sales and catering system.
  • To issue updated function sheets on a daily basis.
  • To issue the weekly function sheets on a weekly basis by the specified time.
  • To ensure that all provisional bookings are confirmed within the allocated period. .
  • To ensure that the sales of food and beverage and accommodation are maximised at all times.
  • To ensure that all conference and banqueting enquiries are dealt with in a professional manner and the correct booking procedure carried out at all times.
  • To communicate with other relevant departments with regard to updated information or special requests with regard to an event.
  • To liaise and communicate with the chef on a daily basis regarding changes and special requests for any event.
  • To check and authorise all conference and banqueting invoices, providing the necessary back-up information for the accounts department.
  • To deputise the Conference and Banqueting Events Manager in their absence, attending management meetings etc.
  • To meet potential and existing clients and show them the hotel facilities.
  • To compile and maintain the client database for the purpose of sales mailshots.
  • To be involved in the financial forecasting of the C&B department with the Banqueting Events Manager.
  • To ensure the effective yield management of the sales and catering system.
  • To give clients added value where possible.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Applicants must have at least 2 years experience in an event coordination role.
  • Opera experience is an advantage.
  • To show initiative and leadership at all times
  • Have excellent customer care skills & attention to detail, along with a “can-do” attitude
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work consistently in a busy environment and good personal presentation.
  • Competitive salary on offer for successful candidate
  • Ability to work as part of a team and delegate work when required.

Please send CV to Patrick in Broadline Recruiters

 

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