Event Planner - OTE £22k - £26k per annum
Fresh Element is the catering partner to BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
Along with spectacular views of the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside, we also specialise in providing catering for weddings, conferences and other functions.
Our focus is on locally sourced, sustainable produce served in relaxed environments.
An exciting opportunity has arisen, and we are looking to recruit an experienced Event Planner to add depth to our Head Office team.
This is a sales-heavy role and requires the successful candidate to have exceptional organisation and communication skills.
Candidates for the role are required to have previous professional experience within a quality environment.
The successful candidate must also have a genuine passion to progress in the industry.
What We Are Looking For
Successful individuals will be able to demonstrate the following:
, Professional experience working in a quality establishment.
, A steady and stable career in events planning or management.
, Excellent IT skills (including using bespoke software, Google Suite or similar, and Microsoft applications).
, Excellent organisation and communication skills.
, A passion for food and its presentation, service, and quality.
, Career minded individuals wishing to excel and develop.
, Strong background in sales and marketing is desirable.
, Experience of working in busy environments.
, Be flexible to shift patterns.
, Bonus scheme (based on overall sales of event spaces)
, 28 days holiday plus extra days for years worked
, Access to Hospitality Action Helpline
, Birthday vouchers
, Extra holiday days for fundraising events
, Food on shift
, Flexible working
, The chance to be at the forefront of the sustainability movement
, The chance to work in a creative and rewarding environment
, Generous discounts at all Fresh Element venues
, Support in training and professional development
To apply, send CV (in PDF format) with accompanying cover letter
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