Wedding Executive

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South West
£21,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£21-22k plus bonus scheme and service charge
Exclusive Hotels
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In a Nutshell

We’re a group of fabulous Hotels and Venues set in beautiful countryside and our hotels are full of great people… A great team.

As a Weddings Executive, you will be responsible for planning this special day for the happy couple. This exciting role would include responding to initial enquiries, arranging and managing show rounds, sending out quotes, completing final details and handing over all details of the big day to the operational teams. You should have a strong eye for detail along with a high level of organisational skills in order to be successful in this role.  
Job DescriptionAnd now for the good stuff

Hospitality is all about looking after people and we are committed to our people.  We work hard to ensure you can enjoy your job and are well rewarded.  As well as excellent training, development and progression opportunities, other benefits include:

•        Competitive salary
•        Complimentary meals whilst on duty
•        Complimentary car parking
•        Perkz discount scheme
•        Discounted room nights across all Exclusive Hotels and Venues
•        Discounts on food and beverage across all Exclusive properties
Main ResponsibilitiesLots to do but lots of fun

Our successful Weddings Executive will be responsible for:

Provide an outstanding customer experience for our guests.
Looking after weddings and private dining experiences
Support the events manager as and when required.
Ensuring the administration of weddings is maintained to a high standard
Liaising with the sales manager in all aspects of contract negotiation outside of agreed limits
Administering and maintaining HART and provide required reporting on sales activity.
Ensuring that  targets set by Sales Manager are achieved for the entire wedding team/special events team.
Achieving targets and commission as per the commission document
Continual communication with all departments within the hotel in an accurate manner
Producing accurate function sheets on time maintaining 100% attention to detail
Collating all relevant information and assist clients in all event planning stages to ensure events are effectively managed on property
Preparing and executing show rounds to clients and selling the hotel to the best of its potential
Attending meetings within the hotel as required and represent the sales and wedding department
Coordinating all clients’ needs prior to arrival at the hotel
Update all online channel and social media platform
Liaise with the group marketing team to update website content

The Ideal CandidateAre you right for us?

Our successful Weddings Co-ordinator will;

Be confident with a positive approach to work
Possess outstanding guest liaison skills and be able to forge strong and professional working relationships with new people
Have excellent administration skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
Have ability to work well under pressure with a professional manner
Be able to demonstrate computer literacy (including Microsoft applications)
Proven high levels of written and spoken English
Be able to demonstrate organisational skills, interpersonal communication, team player and able to work on own initiative
Have a comprehensive working understanding of Hart (training on system will be delivered by company so not essential prior to starting)
Relevant hotel/hospitality experience is a benefit however not essential
Experience from within a sales environment is a benefit however not essential
Immaculate personal presentation
Previous experience of running weddings and events
Experience of hosting and putting together wedding shows/ fairs

About The CompanyAre we right for you?

We expect a lot but we’ll give a lot to get the right people. There are 4 main things we look for

We want people with bags of character. We don’t want you to hide your personality when you’re at work, we want you to feel comfortable, to be who you are.

We want people people. You’ve got to like being around others, smiling and chatting because you like people, not because someone told him to smile and chat.

We need extra milers. So if you think the job description is all you have to do, then we’re not for you.  

You have to put your heart into it. When you tell a guess you’re happy to help, you have to mean it.

Contact Details:
Exclusive Hotels
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: David Carroll

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