Conferencing & Banqueting Manager

Conferencing & Banqueting Manager, Tunbridge Wells, £26,000 – £28,000

At Select Hospitality Tunbridge Wells we are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Conferencing & Banqueting Manager

The Role
To manage and be responsible for all conferencing and banqueting services, catering and associated commercial hospitality, weddings, and to assist the Food & Beverage Manager in the development of the internal and external income-generating potential. The post holder will be required to promote an efficient, effective and professional customer-focused business culture.

Responsibilities
• To oversee the day-to-day management, development and control of the conferencing & banqueting operation, including involvement in the sales and booking process.
• Understand that this is a ‘hands-on’ position which will include production and service duties as required for the supervision, training and development of staff.
• To manage and deliver the highest quality service which demonstrates flair, imagination and a commercial awareness that takes into account current trends in the catering industry and meets customer needs and preferences, whilst being mindful of tradition.
• To maintain and develop all systems, procedures and documentation needed to conform to prevailing Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH legislation and conform with best practice in the industry.
• Undertake other related duties, which may be requested by the management due to the nature and character of the business and associated activities.

Experience and Skills required
• Experience in running a large banqueting operation within either a five star Hotel, Wedding Venue, Function Suite, or equivalent establishment.
• A working knowledge of, and a proven track record in, delivering classical and modern conference & banqueting services is essential, along with the ability to manage personnel, stock and general administration.
•Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the relevant Food Hygiene & Health and Safety regulations.
•The candidate must have a good understanding of Microsoft Office, a detailed knowledge of access database systems, EPOS systems, and understand profit-and-loss accounting.

Salary
•My client is offering the successful candidate a salary of between £26,000 – £28,000pa
To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Adam Robinson on 01892 515 814 at our Tunbridge Wells office.

Job Summary

Job Title Conferencing & Banqueting Manager
Location Kent
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28k
Last Updated 12/09/2018
Reference SF42053
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