Events Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £28k dependent on experience
Compass Group
Job Ref:

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Events Manager to join the team at Oxford University.

The successful candidate will take full responsibility and accountability for the planning and execution of client events which can range from afternoon graduation teas to VIP dinners.

They will manage, develop, motivate and train a team of event staff with the appropriate skills to ensure budget targets are achieved along with full client satisfaction.
Main responsibilities
Understand and deliver all contractual terms
Ensure that all costing and plans for events meet budgetary and client requirements.
Support Sales team with Marketing strategy
Communicate regularly with client (as agreed)
Ensure all client events are delivered to the correct standard and look to up sell to increase revenue
Demonstrates knowledge of events management with a focus on innovation, standards and market awareness.

Ideal candidate
Operational management experience in Events Management 
Computer literate
Strong communication skills
Strong organisational skills
Ability to work to strict pressured deadlines
Able to communicate at all levels
Able to manage departmental financial budgets

About the companyChartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Laura Glover

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