Commercial Venue Manager (Maternity Contract) Birdcage Walk, Westminster About Us Our magnificent Victorian building, home to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, overlooks St James's Park and is just moments away from HM Treasury, the Houses of Parliament and Horse Guards Parade.
Here, our flexible venue can host events from lectures, conferences, meetings, away days, seminars and training courses to drinks receptions and fine dining events.
Now, we’re looking for a Commercial Venue Manager to oversee this space in Birdcage Walk, for a fixed-term maternity cover contract until the 30th November 2020.
Your Role As the Commercial Venue Manager, you will take responsibility for managing the hire services for One Birdcage Walk, our breath-taking venue in Westminster.
Seeking to maximise bookings of our rooms, you will manage the Venue & Room Hire team and optimise the revenue for external hires whilst making the spaces available for internal events and focusing on delivering the forecasted business plan.
Primarily focusing on our London space, you will: - Generate new business and revenue through sales, marketing, operations and customer service - Take responsibility for innovation and pricing - Improve and maintain the quality of services - Control the venue hire and service costs - Encourage internal users to book rooms and times that have least commercial impact - Take responsibility for innovation and pricing About You To join us as our Commercial Venue Manager, you’ll need: - Experience of working in venue management in a senior role - Customer service experience - A track record of managing successful marketing campaigns - Previous experience of financial analysis, budget setting and account reporting You’ll have experience of managing and motivating a team to meet objectives.
Experience of Sitefinity would be an advantage, as would experience of working with Rendezvous room booking software.
Other companies may call this role Venue Manager, Venue Hire Manager, Events Manager, Room Hire Manager, Venue Operations Manager, Senior Events Executive or Senior Events Co-ordinator.
Your Rewards - Salary of £39,000 per annum plus bonus - 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays - An extra day off for your birthday - Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover - Continuous training and career development - A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance Here at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, we’re proud of our organisation’s impressive history, long tradition and fine reputation.
We believe that our employees are integral to our ongoing success, which is why we reward their efforts and achievements and are committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one.
As an Investors in People accredited employer, we know that knowledge is power and provide a range of learning and development opportunities to help staff realise their full potential.
This is an incredibly exciting time to join this area of our organisation.
Venue space in Birdcage Walk is increasingly in-demand and you will have the chance to help shape and drive the success of our room hire services.
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