Event Director - The City of London

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
London - The City
Salary Description:
Competitive + benefits
Compass Group
Job Ref:

As Event Director for one of our key corporate contracts in the heart of London, you will organise all the events and hospitality business within the unit in accordance with, and to the standards required, by Compass Group UK & Ireland and the contract specification.

The main scope of the role is to be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the hospitality team alongside the Hospitality Manager ensuring that the team are providing a quality service. Under the Event Director’s remit, the sole responsibility is to ensure events are delivered in a timely and efficient manner. In conjunction with these duties the Event Manager will support the management team both on the floor and with administration duties associated to this sector of the business.
Package description
Competitive + benefits
Monday-Friday! Flexibility required
Opportunity to work in one of Restaurant Associates key contracts, in their brand new building!

Main responsibilitiesAs Events Director you will take full responsibility for the running of Events. Within this corporate contracts there is a great number of unique spaces available for a variety of corporate functions from canapé receptions to sit down dinners. As Events Manager you will be the principal point of contact between Restaurant Associates and our client, developing, organising and managing all event and catering requirements.  The Event Director will actively work as part of the event management team to coordinate all functions and events. You will work with each client and stakeholder to oversee the planning, delivery and post event organisation. 

You will operate and maintain the systems for client ordering and all related processing, ensuring the highest standards of accurate and timely customer, staff and management information.

To inspire exceptional service to our clients and guests  
To facilitate client and contractual relationships ensuring that we are true partners in their business
Maintain a strong relationship with client's during coordination, execution and evaluation stages of services

Ideal candidate
Previous event management experience essential
MS Office efficient
Capable of running an event to a high and exacting standard
Must be highly organised
Able to think quickly and on their feet
Good troubleshooting skills
Keen eye for detail – uniform issues, food issues
Strong personality/gravitas
Must feel capable of speaking up to a chef if food on the pass isn’t up to standard

About the companyOur Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers, communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.


Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Ann Kinsella

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