Vacancy: Wedding & Events Manager

We are searching for a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic Wedding/Events Manager to organise outstanding and unforgettable events.  You will be responsible from the event planning stage, through to evaluation of the event, whilst maintaining and building a relationship with each Client.

We want a strong candidate to assist our team in hosting weddings/events.  You will be expected to promote our organisation’s image, improve client loyalty, and enhance our brand-to-client experience. 

Your creativity, organisational skills, and vision will assist our organisation in amplifying brand visibility, enhancing client and employee relations, and improve our organisation’s growth through events that effectively communicate our vision statement.

The event manager will be tasked with planning and managing our events’ calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with clients, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, and delivering on event brief objectives. 

As the Event Manager, you should demonstrate exceptional organisational abilities, superb interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills, and excellent time-management and possess a sound knowledge of client management. Excellent communication and attention to detail are vital in this role, as our success depends on meeting our client’s tailored requirements.

Key responsibilities include

  • Ensure all Weddings and Events are planned to a high standard whilst exceeding our guest’s expectations.
  • Ensuring all enquiries and client feedback are managed professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Work towards improving sales and services by effectively handling special event enquiries, and contact those accordingly.
  • Work in accordance to achieve budgeted sales, operational expenses, including forecasting and cost control, whilst building upon the reputation of our organisation.
  • Conduct professional show tours of the Bhaktivedanta Manor and it’s grounds.
  • Undertake initial meetings with clients, producing event plans and budget sheets through to sending out invoices.  
  • Personally meet clients, maintaining regular status checks and striving to improve guest’s expectations.
  • Liaise professionally with all Department Heads involved in the preparation and execution of Wedding and Events.
  • Liaise and order with suppliers, the required products necessary in ensuring the smooth running and organisation of Weddings and Events.

Core Competencies:

  • A fluent and excellent communicator at all levels
  • Event delivery experience is essential
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Confident and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and setting budgets
  • Passionate about customer care and First class ‘host’ skills
  • Ability to take ownership to challenges and, is proactive and self-motivated
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Commercially and operationally minded with a ‘Hands on’ approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and set workloads for self and others
  • Flexible attitude to working hours
  • Personable and a good team player

Location: Hare Krishna Temple, Bhaktivedanta Manor, Hilfield Lane, Watford WD25 8EZ

If you are up for the challenge get in touch by 3rd October 2021.

Please send CV with covering letter to: hr@krishnatemple.com

Published onMonday, September 13th, 2021

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