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Sea Containers London
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Type: Full Time
Posted: 1 week ago
  • 19 August 2022
  • Head of Groups and Events, Sea Containers London

    Salary: Competitive
    Location: London
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 1 week ago
  • 19 August 2022

    Head of Groups and Events 

    Our Groups and Events team look after our two unique London hotels – Sea Containers London and One Hundred Shoreditch. Sea Containers, a lifestyle Hotel based on London’s eccentric South Bank, is a 359 bedroom hotel with award-winning food and drink outlets such as Mr Lyans flagship cocktail bar, Lyaness, and an electric energy. Our newest hotel, One Hundred Shoreditch, is an independent spirit at the social heart of Shoreditch, home to 6 restaurants & bars including Goddard and Gibbs & Seed Library.

    Now that we have launched our second hotel in the region, we are adding a Head of Groups and Events to our Sales and Marketing team to meet the growing demands of our two hotels. As Head of Groups and Events, you will lead the Groups and Events teams for our London region, overseeing the Groups and Events sales strategy to ensure maximum productivity and increased revenue. You will be an exceptional team player, giving guidance to the Groups and Events Executives while handling all our group and event enquiries, as well as planning all the logistics for groups and events bookings once they have confirmed.

    Main Tasks and Responsibilities 

    • Oversee the progress of all established Events Sales Strategies, Policies, Guidelines and standards to ensure maximum productivity and increased revenue
    • Provide the yearly Events Marketing / Business Plan and execute it in an effective manner
    • Maintain a competitive edge over the competition by consistently being creative in developing new menus, theme party ideas and new ways to attract new and repeat business
    • Conduct daily walk-throughs of function rooms to ensure client satisfaction and quality standards
    • Participate in any Corporate Improvement Teams, as requested by Director of Food & Beverage and Regional Director of Sales & Marketing
    • Develop Events Executives through on-going training and coaching in accordance with individual and departmental goals
    • Coordinate appropriate food and beverage training, sales training, events training, technology training to ensure 100% knowledge of product and upselling skills
    • Work with the group sales managers to ensure all group business converted has events business sold with it
    • Work with the Marketing department on all creative marketing needs to drive events business
    • Work closely with Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Director to establish all banquet food and beverage content and pricing. Develop and implement themed and seasonal menus

    What we offer you in return

    • Competitive annual salary
    • 5 complimentary nights per year in any of our hotels including Europe and USA
    • Guest Experience including an overnight stay with dinner, breakfast and a drink in one of our bars
    • Discounted Team and Friends & Family rates on rooms in our properties in the UK and overseas (Europe and USA)
    • 50% discount in all our Restaurants and Bars
    • Discounted Spa treatments and Cinema tickets at our sister hotel Sea Containers London
    • Employee assistance programs to offer support with your health and wellbeing
      Enrolment into schemes and incentives such as Ride-to-Work and season ticket loan
    • Bespoke training programs
    • Constructive and regular Performance Review system for internal progression and development
    • 28 days’ holiday (increasing based on length of service)

    So, if you’re a Senior Events Manager or a current Head of Groups and Events looking to grow into a multi-property role, then apply now to be our next Head of Groups and Events.

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    Sea Containers London
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: London
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 1 week ago
  • 19 August 2022
  • Salary: Competitive
    Location: London
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 1 week ago
  • 19 August 2022

    Head of Groups and Events , Sea Containers London

    Head of Groups and Events 

    Our Groups and Events team look after our two unique London hotels - Sea Containers London and One Hundred Shoreditch. Sea Containers, a lifestyle Hotel based on London’s eccentric South Bank, is a 359 bedroom hotel with award-winning food and drink outlets such as Mr Lyans flagship cocktail bar, Lyaness, and an electric energy. Our newest hotel, One Hundred Shoreditch, is an independent spirit at the social heart of Shoreditch, home to 6 restaurants & bars including Goddard and Gibbs & Seed Library.

    Now that we have launched our second hotel in the region, we are adding a Head of Groups and Events to our Sales and Marketing team to meet the growing demands of our two hotels. As Head of Groups and Events, you will lead the Groups and Events teams for our London region, overseeing the Groups and Events sales strategy to ensure maximum productivity and increased revenue. You will be an exceptional team player, giving guidance to the Groups and Events Executives while handling all our group and event enquiries, as well as planning all the logistics for groups and events bookings once they have confirmed. 

     

    Main Tasks and Responsibilities 

    • Oversee the progress of all established Events Sales Strategies, Policies, Guidelines and standards to ensure maximum productivity and increased revenue
    • Provide the yearly Events Marketing / Business Plan and execute it in an effective manner
    • Maintain a competitive edge over the competition by consistently being creative in developing new menus, theme party ideas and new ways to attract new and repeat business
    • Conduct daily walk-throughs of function rooms to ensure client satisfaction and quality standards
    • Participate in any Corporate Improvement Teams, as requested by Director of Food & Beverage and Regional Director of Sales & Marketing
    • Develop Events Executives through on-going training and coaching in accordance with individual and departmental goals
    • Coordinate appropriate food and beverage training, sales training, events training, technology training to ensure 100% knowledge of product and upselling skills
    • Work with the group sales managers to ensure all group business converted has events business sold with it
    • Work with the Marketing department on all creative marketing needs to drive events business
    • Work closely with Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Director to establish all banquet food and beverage content and pricing. Develop and implement themed and seasonal menus
       

    What we offer you in return

    • Competitive annual salary
    • 5 complimentary nights per year in any of our hotels including Europe and USA
    • Guest Experience including an overnight stay with dinner, breakfast and a drink in one of our bars
    • Discounted Team and Friends & Family rates on rooms in our properties in the UK and overseas (Europe and USA)
    • 50% discount in all our Restaurants and Bars
    • Discounted Spa treatments and Cinema tickets at our sister hotel Sea Containers London 
    • Employee assistance programs to offer support with your health and wellbeing
      Enrolment into schemes and incentives such as Ride-to-Work and season ticket loan
    • Bespoke training programs
    • Constructive and regular Performance Review system for internal progression and development
    • 28 days' holiday (increasing based on length of service)
       

    So, if you’re a Senior Events Manager or a current Head of Groups and Events looking to grow into a multi-property role, then apply now to be our next Head of Groups and Events.

    • Full Time
    • London

    Head of Groups and Events

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