Meeting & Events Manager

Kildare, Full Time

Position Title: Meeting and Events Manager
Employer: Luxury 5* Hotel
Location: Kildare

Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Meeting and Events Manager to join our prestigious 5-star hotel team. The Meeting and Events Manager will oversee all aspects of event planning and execution, ensuring seamless and exceptional experiences for our guests. This role requires a blend of creativity, organization, and exceptional customer service skills to deliver unforgettable events.

Responsibilities:

  1. Event Planning and Coordination:

  • Plan, organize, and execute a wide range of events including corporate meetings, conferences, weddings, and social gatherings.
  • Work closely with clients to understand their event requirements and preferences, providing expert guidance and recommendations.
  • Coordinate with various departments including catering, audiovisual, and housekeeping to ensure all event logistics are meticulously planned and executed.
  1. Sales and Client Relations:

  • Actively promote the hotel’s event spaces and services to potential clients, responding promptly to inquiries and conducting site visits.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with corporate clients, event planners, and vendors to drive repeat business and referrals.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with clients, ensuring terms are favorable and in line with hotel policies.
  1. Financial Management:

  • Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring profitability and cost-effectiveness while delivering high-quality experiences.
  • Monitor and analyze event performance metrics, providing regular reports to management and identifying areas for improvement.
  1. Team Leadership and Training:

  • Lead and motivate a team of event staff, providing clear direction and support to ensure exceptional service delivery.
  • Conduct regular training sessions to enhance team members’ skills in event planning, customer service, and problem-solving.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in event planning and management, preferably within the hospitality industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Marketing, or related field.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients, colleagues, and vendors.
  • Proficiency in event management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by event schedules.
  • Certification in event planning is a plus.

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