Events Manager, Eastnor Castle
Eastnor Castle are looking for an Events Manager. The Event Manager (EM) is often the main point of contact for guests staying at Eastnor Castle.
The EM needs to be a courteous and professional host for all guests and he/she must have the ability to make them feel at ease during their stay and ensure their expectations are met or exceeded. Personality is key in this role, combined with the experience to guide and instruct staff and suppliers to ensure all events run to plan and any requests or issues are dealt with swiftly and effectively. The EM must be confident in dealing with a range of guests from brides to international heads of business.
An outgoing personality, enthusiasm and an interest in their work (whilst also a good listener) is essential.
Part of the role is setting up for events therefore the EM must be an organised and methodical person, who is active, physically fit and able to move furniture (e.g. dining chairs/tables/crockery etc).
The EM must be able to work well under pressure, especially during long shifts and successive events. Attention to detail and a genuine passion to give the best customer service are essential for this role. Experience of the hospitality industry and fine dining is an advantage.
The EM will work with the Head of Operations and other staff to ensure the smooth running of all events at Eastnor to include the Castle, the Deer Park, Visitor Open Days and Holiday Cottages.
To apply email your CV with a covering letter, stating which role you are applying for, to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: The General Manager, Eastnor Castle, Castle Office, Eastnor, Ledbury, HR8 1RL