AEV

Senior Hospitality Events and Sales Manager

Senior Hospitality Events and Sales Manager

  • Closing date: 11-Sep-2021
  • Hours:
    • Full Time
  • Job function:
    • Event Management
    • Sales
  • Contract type:
    • Permanent

Manchester Central is pleased to announce the vacancy of a Senior Hospitality Events and Sales Manager.  Reporting directly to the Director of Hospitality, this role is working on a full time, permanent basis.

Your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Organising and attending regular client meetings, creating and preparing proposals and schedules
  • Maintaining and growing food and beverage sales
  • Directing teams to deliver operational excellence and exceptional customer service
  • Ensure events profit and loss are within budgeted parameters

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a management role within the hospitality/services industry
  • Experience in hospitality sales and budget management

You must:

  • Be committed to delivering high standards with enthusiasm
  • Be capable of leading a team and working across departments

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter including details of your current salary and two references to:

Ref: Senior Hospitality Events and Sales Manager

FAO: HR Team

Email: careers@manchestercentral.co.uk

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Testimonials

  • "Great day hosting our first AEV working group event!..WOW did I learn a lot and some great insights into how other venues work and the challenges they are trying to overcome. If you are a venue looking to network with other like minded professionals I would recommend looking at joining the AEV".
    Danielle Worker
    Corporate Events Team Leader, Silverstone Circuits Ltd
  • "“Great catering...is essential for a successful venue. The AEV provides a platform to establish consistent best practice in this field"
    Phil Wetz
    Retail & Catering Manager, ExCeL London
  • “The AEV provides collective representation for its member venues, turning individual commitment into a group effort"
    Paul Brough
    Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London
  • "Proud to be part of this Cross Association discussion. I am confident in our ability to improve and progress our working platform through conversation".
    Amir Vered
    Head of eForce and IT, Olympia London (Chair of Cross Association Technology WG)
  • “The AEV is essential to the venue sector’s ability to cooperate and collaborate"
    Jazmin Beale
    Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London
  • “The AEV undertakes crucial work on behalf of event venues up and down the country to ensure our voice is heard. They reinforce the important role our sector plays in delivering economic impact, increasing trade, providing jobs and driving the visitor economy.”
    Lucy Merritt
    Head of Marketing and Communications, ExCeL London
  • AEV Membership is a key part of our business strategy; it has and will continue to be a core elements of our plan to support knowledge sharing in the industry and to develop both our team and the venue.
    Kate Simpson
    Marketing Director - Business Design Centre
  • Our team at ACC Liverpool feel indebted to the substantial work that the AEV do for our amazing industry. As the pillar association for venues across the country it’s a real privilege for our teams to participate in many of the working groups, learning and contributing to new processes which helps drive our industry forward on a national scale.
    Colm Graham
    Senior Exhibition Account Manager, ACC Liverpool
  • We have benefited hugely from all of the insight, discussion, events and networking, but it has also meant that we have been able to give back to the industry by sharing our unique experiences and professional knowledge and allowing our employees to help lead and shape the Association from the inside.
    Mathew James
    Head of Brand, Telford International Centre
  • “The AEV has been an invaluable asset to us as a company and the wider industry, helping to lobby on the industries behalf, consolidating and distributing information and facilitating vital knowledge sharing.”
    Charlie Hodgson
    Managing Director at The Kia Oval