Position closes on 31st January 2022

Your principal duties will include:

  • To be responsible for the organisation and management of all external and internal events on site alongside the events team and assist team members in the delivery of their events where required.
  • To actively review and develop systems, procedures, and policies to ensure the events department is efficient, effective, and compliant.
  • To draw up contractual agreements and invoices for venue hire and ensure an effective and coherent filing system is being maintained.
  • Maintaining good communication with all suppliers prior to an event and ensuring prompt feedback is given where necessary
  • To strive to improve and refine the event planning and delivery process to maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction as well as minimum impact on the buildings and disruption to the Chelsea Pensioners.
  • To answer all event enquiries via email and telephone and responding to clients accordingly. This includes producing accurate and informative quotations to clients within 48 hours of the enquiry being made.
  • To conduct informative and inspiring site visits of the event spaces with potential clients.
  • To conduct Market Research and producing competitor analysis reports
  • To develop and seek new business relationships through attending key commercial events and supplier meetings
  • To support the Head of Events with the delivering of targets, strategies and initiatives in order to meet strategic objectives.
  • To support the Tricorne catering operation for events, liaise with clients about their requirements, providing quotes, contracts and supporting the operational delivery of the event.
  • To support the Head of Events in the strategic development of Burton Court alongside the Burton Court Manager by providing administrative support at busy times.

We will be arranging interviews when we receive suitable applications so please do not delay in sending us your application.

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