Event Manager

Job Description

Event Manager
  • £28,350 per annum 
  • 5 out of 7 days per week 
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
    • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets
    • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%) 
    • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
    • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH's and an additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during the first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby's 1st birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
Are you a detail-oriented and highly organised hospitality professional looking to take the next step in your career? We are seeking a talented and passionate Events Manager to join our dynamic team and contribute to our event planning excellence. As our Events Manager, you will have the opportunity to refine your skills, learn from experienced colleagues within the catering department, and play a crucial role in delivering both exceptional service, and events, to our clients.

Who we are:

Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality. 

In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sports, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.  

We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.  

Focused on doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.  

We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage. 

We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.  

More about the role:

  • Lead the planning, coordination, set up, and hospitality service delivery of various events, including conferences, trade shows, corporate meetings, and social gatherings. Supporting with Cricket operations during the season and leading in the delivery of conferencing and events in the off season
  • Ensure consistency and quality in all event aspects while following established plans and standards in both quality of product and set up and breakdown of spaces. Set an example and lead the team in the standard of expectations 
  • Collaborate with internal teams, vendors, and clients to ensure smooth service, meaningful collaboration and a legendary experience for all
  • Be methodical in the organisation of the venue operating spaces. Rooms are reset and all conference-ware, buffet station equipment and ancillaries are accounted for and organised into their respective places
  • Support and mentor your event staff to foster a positive and productive work environment

About you:

  • Previous experience as an Events Manager, Duty Manager or relevant position in a fast-paced catering and events environment within the hospitality industry
  • Solid understanding of event planning techniques, vendor management, and logistical coordination
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritise tasks, and multitask effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for delivering legendary event experiences
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders
If you're a dedicated event management professional with a drive for excellence and a desire to grow in a dynamic environment, we want to hear from you! Join us in creating unforgettable experiences for our clients.

At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.

Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.

We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.

Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.