Junior Events Manager

Recruiter
Blue Arrow
Location
Southampton
Salary
£20,000 - £27,000 per annum
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An independently owned outside events company on the outskirts of Southampton is currently recruiting for a Junior Events Manager to assist in the smooth running of weddings and other events which take place across Hampshire and the surrounding areas.

Responsibilities

  • The role will involve hands on, operational management of the wedding or event.
  • The successful candidate will be shadowing the senior events team and will learn how to run an event, with the view to running your own events in the future.
  • You will work 5/7 days depending on the demands of the business.
  • Weekend and evening work is an essential part of the job.
  • Hands on management of weddings and other events from start to finish
  • Setting up the location
  • Greet the organiser and be the main contact on the day
  • Assist in running food service
  • Train and motivate the team
  • Handle customer queries and complaints 

About You

  • Some Experience in catering at events
  • A full, manual driving licence to drive the vans to events
  • A real passion for the wedding and events industry
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic attitude and a can-do approach
  • Exceptional people skills 

Benefits

  • A salary of £20k-£22k
  • Excellent opportunity to get into the events industry
  • Training provided to assist in your career development
  • Opportunities for progression 

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