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Deputy Conference & Banqueting Manager
Up to £26,000
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and energetic hospitality professional to take on this Deputy Conference and Banqueting role at a prestigious site within the Harrogate area. This is a fast paced, hands on operational role and you will be responsible for planning and preparing a variety of events from conferences and business meetings to weddings, birthdays and exhibitions.
As Deputy Conference and Banqueting Manager you will work in a close team under the supervision of the Operations Manager. We are looking for someone who has got previous management or supervisory experience and is not scared of hard work. You will be eager to get stuck into each task whether it be managing the team, planning and organising the room set up, moving and arranging tables and chairs and even cleaning down the main areas and toilets at the end of an event.
Working closely with the management team to plan and organise events
Meeting and greeting clients and understanding each clients specific requirements
Setting up rooms for each event and ensuring a smooth operation from start to finish
To train and manage staff to the required high levels
Plan and allocate staffing levels for events
Adhere to all current legislation, including COSHH, Health and Safety and licensing laws
Communicating with suppliers and caterers in a professional and efficient manner
Cash handling and cashing up at the end of a night
A smart and professional appearance required at all times
Ensuring all areas are cleaned, maintained and free from any hazards
The role of Deputy Conference and Banqueting Manager is working 40 hours per week, working 5 days over 7. As you would expect key operational times are evenings and weekends. In return you will receive a competitive salary, along with a 6% employer contribution to pension scheme, 26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), subsidised healthcare and 4x annual salary life assurance.
Previous supervisory or management experience
Previous experience working in a fast paced customer service environment
The ability to multi task and think on your feet
Physical fitness and stamina due to the physical demands of the role
Excellent communication skills and great people skills
Flexible and adaptable to working hours
Due to the volume of applicants if we have not contacted you within 14 days you may not have been successful for this position but please feel free to give us a call to discuss similar roles.
Travail has been established since 1977 and has branches nationwide. Our Harrogate branch was opened in 1995 and has five specialist consultants who each deal with different market sectors.
Our Catering & Hospitality division works with a variety of clients from Gastro Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants to Schools, Care Homes and Hospitals. Working closely with candidates from all departments within the Catering & Hospitality sector we are confident in matching the right people for the right jobs.
To apply for this or other similar roles in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Skipton, Leeds, Ripon, Northallerton or York area please email us your CV.
Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.