Overview

We’re a multi award-winning contract catering company, with a team of trained foodies serving over 45,500 satisfied customers every day. We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced  Events Manager to join our team.

Inspired by food and passionate about provenance, you’re a proactive team leader with plenty of creative ideas, ready to adapt to a dynamic business environment. With existing hospitality management skills, you’ll be responsible for organising, managing and monitoring all areas of service and standards, including budgetary controls and targets, forecasting and driving revenue – proven strategic business management is essential for this role.

Daily duties will include : 

  • Leaflets/gifts (ordering and returning to client)
  • Decorations for events i.e. Halloween, Easter, World Cup Football etc
  • Advertising/official invites (Eventbrite)
  • Creating event project plans 
  • Organising name badges
  • Audio & Visual (AV) – setting up slideshows, mics and It equipment
  • Leasing with external clients and stakeholders confirming budget/timings/attendees
  • Booking AV, photographers, filming, security, cleaners & catering
  • Processing all invoices for each event and ensuring that Purchase Orders are in place for each event
  • Booking HINV staff events at external venues (summer party/Christmas party/COO pub quiz etc)
  • Children’s Christmas party
  • Private dining for stakeholders
  • Ensuring catering/cleaners/security are communicated with accordingly and aware of set up (weekly catch up/coordination)
  • Being on site to deal with any queries during events
  • Issue WiFi codes for visitors
  • Ensure anti-bribery and corruption requirements are adhered to
  • RAMMS 

Whether planning for innovation, attending BM Caterers forums, or implementing our concepts and menus, you’ll bring a level of professionalism and commitment to the development of yourself and your team, ensuring the highest standards of customer service and care.

Ideally, you will have 2-3 years of experience working in a similar corporate dining service environment, with extensive hospitality experience. You will be confident managing a team to achieve targets whilst ensuring the customer experience is an exceptional one. You will be skilled and knowledgeable about food production, service and managing cost controls. Ideally, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with Food Safety at Level 3 and Health & Safety at Level 2 (or equivalent). BM Caterers are committed to supporting and developing you to further your career with us.

Our Benefits:

•              Monday to Friday working hours available

•              Flexible working hours and the potential of condensed shifts

•              Free meal provision while on shift

•              Training and development opportunities including NVQ apprentice scheme & WSET courses

•              28 days annual leave with an additional day each year up to 33 days

•              The opportunity to have your birthday off, every year!

•              Discounts and cashback from a wide range of retail and leisure outlets

•              The annual BM Caterers Summer party and FOODIES awards. As well as our site-based summer and winter parties.

•              Regular team events

•              Life assurance and an employee assistance programme

•              Cycle2work scheme – upfront loan for the necessary equipment

•              Being part of a team that made the ‘Best Companies’ to Work For list 7 years running

 

Location: , London,

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