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Event Planner

£13.22 Per Hour
Job Type
21 Mar 2024
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Event Planner to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Restaurant Associates on a part time basis, contracted to 32 hours per week.
As a Event Planner, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.
We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
Could you bring your spark to Restaurant Associates? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • After a handover form the Sales rep, work directly with that client to up-sell and coordinate all details, working to a balance of our recommendations and the client's specifications.
  • Assist the event planner to ensure that all H&S documentation relating to an event is produced in good time before any event activity happens.
  • Maintain dedicated client organiser relations throughout the event process and ensure their guests receive uncompromised hospitality and quality service.

Our ideal Event Planner will:

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies, and attending appropriate training sessions.
  • Ensure open and constructive working relationships with all internal departments involved in supporting the C&E dept, including maintaining a strong working relationship with key opinion leaders and internal dept heads.
  • Develop a seamless and professional relationship with the venue client, while supporting their core mission and values.
  • Become proficient in the use of Delphi fdc software, follow its Compass procedures, always add notes for each event, and quality control any inputted data.
  • Work professionally and respectfully with all clients, internal departments, suppliers, staff, and supporting colleagues, who may be involved in an event process.
  • Professionally represent the venue in all sales transactions and networking* opportunities, such as related industry meetings, functions and shows.
  • Respond empathetically and professionally to any customer complaints, seeking advice from the Head of C&E for any uncertainties, either before, during or post event.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the Head of C&E.
Part of Compass Group UK&I, Restaurant Associates provides brilliant hospitality through our food, drink and services. We work with our partners and collaborate with our clients to achieve great things together.Every day, our teams of passionate hospitality professionals strive for excellence in delivering employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplace as well as inspiring exceptional experiences in iconic cultural and heritage destinations.
Job Reference: com/2003/92635001/52498626/WJ
Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!
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