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Event Manager - Edgbaston

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Job Title
Events Manager for Edgbaston Cricket Ground
Responsible to Senior Event Manager
Location Twickenham / with travel to Birmingham 1 to 2 days a week

The Purpose

As the UK's leading hospitality provider, we are looking for an experienced Event Manager with a passion for hospitality to join our team focused on delivering events at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. You will be based at the Head Office of Keith Prowse with the core operational team in Twickenham but will be expected to travel to the venue at Edgbaston at least once or twice a week, where you will work with the team there on the planning and executing of events.

You will:

  • Work with our iconic venue to organise and support the delivery from - end to end - of large scale event hospitality packages for our customers 
  • Liaise and assist with customer requirements pre-event, on-day and post event 
  • Set up all events, facilities, event documentation, event guides and any other literature relating to the event with the support of marketing function 
  • Provide day to day liaison with venues, caterers and all invested parties
  • Manage and liaise with all suppliers to ensure accurate ordering and within budget
  • To be accountable for all operational spend and ensure costs meet budgetary targets
  • Manage a close and professional relationship with our Client at Edgbaston developing strong repour with the catering and operational teams
  • Maintain and manage alongside the Senior Event Manager the weekly sales reports and allocation reports, to maximise profitability
  • Be responsible for all ticket allocations and mark backs meeting all contractual deadlines and obligations
  • Support the research of food trends and work with the caterer to create menu offerings to meet the package requirements 
  • Support the review of innovation/product content including mapping customer journey, market trends and competitor analysis and client walk through 

 

You should:

  • Be organised with a keen attention to detail 
  • Have a full driving license in the UK and be comfortable and prepared to travel easily between Home, Twickenham and Birmingham on a weekly basis.
  • Have at least 2 years of hands on operational experience within an Events led company
  • Have a positive and proactive mindset 
  • Enjoy working within a fun, energetic and buzzy environment 
  • Bring innovation and ideas to the team, being proactive in decision making
  • Be a strong communicator across all mediums - we need confidence and can-do attitude
  • Ambitious and driven with a clear determination and belief to install these qualities to other team members
  • Have a firm understanding of how to use programmes such as XMS / and be fully competent with the full Microsoft Office package.
  • Understand working to budget and financial forecasting’s (P&L's for all events) 
  • Be a team player, we have a strong element of focus on team work so you must be prepared to get stuck in and be involved 
  • Enjoy building relationships with clients and delivering legendary experiences for our customers 

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary from £25K to £27K per annum plus KPI monitored bonus scheme 
  • Working between the office in Twickenham and our iconic venue at Edgbaston
  • Holiday allowance rising to a maximum of 33 days after two years of service 
  • Full access to Compass employee benefit packages 
  • Fantastic employee recognition programmes - we value our people 
  • Access to learning and development opportunities to grow your career 
  • Flexible working, be in control of the hours you work (ultimate work life balance) 

If you want to be a part of this successful team then apply today. 

 

How to Apply: Please send CV and Cover Letter to:

To apply for a vacancy please email your CV and covering letter to candi.jerrom@keithprowse.co.uk