Conference & Events Manager

Job Description

What we'll give:

Conference & Events Manager

  • £28,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

Levy UK are part of a multi-national business and is part of the Compass Group family. Our people work at the greatest venues and events in the world and do it with a smile on their face. In return we are committed to putting their health and wellbeing first as well as supporting their career development. Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) is a professional football club based in the East Midlands. The club competes in the Premier League, the top division of England's football league system, and plays its home matches at the King Power Stadium. 

King Power Stadium has been the home of Leicester City since 2002 and was the venue as the Foxes lifted the Premier League title in 2016.

More about the role:

As the Stadiums Conference & Events Manager you will create and build client relationships in order to deliver the customer experience and ensure the continual development of new and existing partnerships.

Supporting the Leicester City Conference and Events Sales Team in the achievement of sales revenue and targets, as well as optimisation of profitability and efficiency is also part of our role. You will play a large part in the implementation and monitoring of all company marketing initiatives and it is expected you will have knowledge of all unit/location products and be able to advise the customer in a professional, helpful manner to better serve their requirements.

You will always coordinate with the Operational Team to ensure the day-to-day delivery of catering services achieving the highest level of customer experience whilst supporting our other catering departments in communicating and delivering operational requirements.

Who you are:

You will need to evidence your knowledge and skill in operating large events (circa 300) including effective diary management skills, timely follow up of enquiries and completion of client contracts in line with agreed timescales.

You will have experience of managing a team and be able to demonstrate the ability to perform all tasks consistently to adhere our stadium specific standard.

You will be an effective communicator, lead by example and have the ability to manage both internal and external stakeholders to ensure every event runs smoothly and delivers an exceptional, legendary experience.

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.