Event Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
£24,650 per annum
15 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent
Full Time

As our Events Business kicks off again and we look to a busy year ahead, we are looking for an experienced Events professional with a fabulous and engaging personality to join our highly successful and award winning team as an Event Manager

Our Events business is renowned… we’re just one of only 31 AIM Gold accredited meetings venues in the UK. And that, paired with an onsite team who have decades of experience in running large scale events for global clients, makes The Grand Brighton the place to surprise, delight and entertain. The Grand has told thousands of stories over the last 150 years, the location of a million memories and a champion for all things Brighton & Hove. We’re progressive, independent, and free-spirited - it’s just the fabric of the building that’s historic, not our approach to business! If you’re looking for the #bestplacetowork, look no further! 

Forming part of the Event Operations Management team, the primary focus of your role as Event Manager is to lead and manage the Events team ensuring they are delivering fantastic experiences at all times, focused on the highest quality of service whether that be for a high-profile banquet expertly executed for up to 500 guests, the most memorable experience for a couple's special Wedding Day or a meaningful and tailored day time event for hundreds of conference attendees. 

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a great package including complimentary gym facilities, hotel recognition scheme and incentive programme (including cinema tickets, free dinner & afternoon tea, cash rewards), discounted use of hotel facilities, workplace pension & life assurance, employee assistance programme, and a high street, local attraction & retail perks and discount programme. 

The ideal candidate will understand what amazing hospitality looks like, have a passion for creating memorable experiences, thrive in a busy environment and have a positive relentlessness to work at their best every day. Candidates will have a minimum of 1 years proven supervisory experience within an events led business or similar environment! We’re looking for candidates who are: 

  • A customer facing presence, a rapport builder, a host. 
  • Calm and assured under pressure. 
  • Passionate for standards and service. 
  • Leaders from the front and delegates effectively. 
  • A Coach and hands on trainer 
  • Well organised and structured in approach. 
  • Confidence to demand high standards from others 

If you are truly passionate about delivering the highest standards and see yourself as part of a diverse, award winning team who deliver amazing hospitality consistently, then apply now this IS a step worth taking! We are fizzing with excitement for the next stage of our own journey…Is it time to start the next chapter in yours? Don’t let the exciting opportunity to be part of the #exceptionalteam here at The Grand pass you by!   

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