22 July

Conference & Events Manager

CONFERENCE AND EVENTS MANAGER FOR POPULAR 4* HOTEL IN KILDARE

We are recruiting for an experienced Conference & Events Manager for one of our long standing clients to work Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm hours. This 4* hotel is a popular venue for conferences, banquets and weddings in Kildare offering an unrivalled service.

The Conference & Events Manager must be passionate and extremely organised and will be ultimately responsible for every element of the hotels conference and events business including sales and delivering on budgets.

This is mainly a Monday – Friday role with flexibility expected to work Saturdays on a rare occasion.

The successful candidate will:

Liaise with all clients from enquiry stage up to and including post event follow up

Target driven with excellent presentation and negotiation skills

Excellent time management with the ability to plan and organise

Co-ordinate wedding fairs, showcases and trade shows

To work with Marketing to ensure our collateral and all public facing messages are to the highest standards at all times

Maintain effective correspondence with the Sales Team

To provide feedback on latest trends in the conference, wedding and banqueting business to senior management

To develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients

To provide cover for all areas of the Sales Team when required

Experience/Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role in a hotel

Will have the ability to be a quick learner and work in a fast paced environment

Will have a friendly positive attitude and the ability to lead by example

Must be fluent in english both oral and written

Must have an excellent communication skills

Ability to build strong relationships

Be committed to delivering exceptional service

Salary

This superior property is offering a secure, year round position with a salary of up to €36,000 per annum plus benefits

Please apply here in confidence to Deirdre Mackey with an up to date CV and two references for immediate consideration.