Events & Groups Executive

  • Claridge's
  • Events
  • Full time

We are seeking a creative events & groups executive to join the events & groups team, you will handle reactive sales enquiries for groups as well as our event spaces, predominately on our mezzanine floor.

At the centre of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is a unique combination of splendour and charm, renowned for its impeccable, intuitive service. The hotel’s original art deco interiors have been interwoven with modern flourishes, such as contemporary suites and a Michelin-starred restaurant, Fera at Claridge’s. It also has a famous all-day dining restaurant, the Foyer & Reading Room, and two bars: Claridge’s Bar and the intimate Fumoir.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Fully plan, coordinate and execute events, from enquiry, proposals, organising site visits and show arounds liaising with suppliers and internal departments, to the final billing.
  • Coordinate all group activities with our corporate Sales, reservations and front office teams
  • Liaise with groups staying at Claridge’s, manage their bookings and all related events
  • Support the director of events & groups and events & groups managers when necessary

Entry requirements

  • Luxury 5-star experience within a similar role
  • Experience of total account management of events, both social and corporate, ideally within a fast paced hotel environment
  • Ability to deal with challenging guests with high expectations
  • Demonstrate ability to take a pro-active approach to problem solving and challenges
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent spoken and written English is essential

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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