Restaurant & Events Manager

Select Appointments
£25,000 - £29,999
13 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Restaurant & Events Manager, Oxford Historic Pub, £26,000-£32,000

At Select Hospitality Oxford we are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Restaurant & Events Manager

The Role
Reporting to the General Manager, you will help this historic Oxfordshire Pub as their Restaurant & Events Manager turn dreams into reality for all of their events throughout the year as well as helping run shifts in the successful pub itself. You will be friendly and welcoming, focused on customer service, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have great attention to detail. You will be proactive in working to deadlines. Passionate about hospitality and achieving high standards you will deliver outstanding service to guests no matter the occasion!

* To help develop future and repeat business and contribute to the profitability of the business.
* To conduct wedding/civil partnership and event planning meetings with wedding couples, private and corporate clients and act as the main point of contact between them and the Client up to, and usually on, the day of the event.
* To produce accurate, updated function sheets for each wedding or event as and when needed, providing information to all relevant parties, both external and internal to the client. You will be expected to answer any queries, organise social requests and communicate with all other departments of the pub to ensure that the function sheets are accurate and up-to-date.
* To help the running of the day to day business by, running shifts, conduct staff training, and working in the restaurant during the slow seasons, whilst finding new events to hold at the pub.

Experience and Skills required
*Fluent English
*Experience running shifts in a fast paced pub environment
*Experience of a strong sales focussed role
*Experience with wedding planning and management
*Experience with event planning and management
*Experience with PnL sheets
*Excellent written skills and telephone manner
*Good initiative and time management skills
*Good knowledge of Microsoft applications
*Well presented and professional

Salary and Benefits
*My client is offering the successful candidate a salary of between £26,000 to £32,000, depending on experience
*Flexible working hours
*Bonus scheme

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information, please contact Andrew Cochrane on at our Oxford office.

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Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted and that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.