Events Manager – Planning

  • Location - London Stadium, United Kingdom
  • Job type - Full Time
  • Salary - Unspecified
Delaware North Published 12 months ago

About the job

Delaware North UK is hiring a full-time Events Manager at London Stadium in London. As Events Manager, you will lead the event planning process and serve as the key liaison between our clients, guests, and venue stakeholders. You will be responsible for fostering great working relationships with clients and guests using our event spaces for a variety of event styles.

What’s in it for me?

Lofty goals? We have them too. At Delaware North UK, we like a challenge, and talent and hard work are rewarded. We’re looking to create the future of hospitality, so roll up your sleeves and come see why Delaware North is your best career move yet. As our team member, you’ll receive:

  • A generous 33-day holiday allowance (including bank holidays)
  • Favourable pension contributions

Help us delight the world by applying today.

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage the event planning for clients, venue owner partners, sponsors, and box holders.
  • Develop best practice methods to enhance the guest experience.
  • Own the supplier list, ensuring rates and privileges are accurate.
  • Diary manage the events calendar ensuring all information is accurate.
  • Plan the successful operation of the events area in collaboration with relevant department heads.
  • Manage the production and distribution of the weekly function sheets. Lead weekly briefing meeting with internal departments and key stakeholders.
  • Organise meetings and tastings as required.
  • Ensure company accounting policies are adhered to. Invoice and gather feedback in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the operation is in accordance with current practice, management, and measurement of all areas of responsibility including health & safety, food hygiene, fire regulations, licensing laws, and trading standards.

Qualifications

  • A Levels or 3+ years’ related experience.
  • Experience within a similar company environment in a comparable focus.
  • Proven track record in sales.
  • Excellent knowledge of food and event hospitality and a wide range of event experience.
  • Competent skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop relationships with individuals across all company levels.
  • Possess great organisational skills and a focus on attention to detail.
  • Proactive and flexible approach to workload.
  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills.

Contracted Hours / Guaranteed Hours

40 Hours

Work Location

Home to the Hammers, UK Athletics, host of the 2012 Summer Olympics, and Europe’s first series of MLB games, London Stadium is no stranger to hosting word-class events. The hospitality services at the 60 – 80,000 seated stadia have been managed by Delaware North since 2015. From event day catering, general admission food and beverage, to the marketing and management of non-event day conferences, there’s plenty of opportunity at London Stadium.

About Delaware North

Delaware North has been leading the way for 100+ years as a global hospitality and entertainment provider. You can find us at sporting stadia, some of the busiest airports, national parks, restaurants, casinos, and entertainment venues across the globe. In the UK, we provide hospitality services at the legendary Wembley Stadium, Emirates and London Stadiums, Pride Park Stadium in Derby and at the Coventry Building Society Arena. We also provide hospitality services at Heathrow Airport, ExCeL London, and St. Pancras International and London Euston Stations. Our talented team members are working behind the scenes at these iconic locations to make sure our guests receive an unforgettable experience.

There are many great things about the hospitality industry. One of our favourites is that people come together from different cultures, perspectives, and experiences. We are world-class hospitality experts, ensuring we at Delaware North foster a culture where everyone is welcome. Our team members are at the heart of what we do and it’s why we’re here. We are proud to have a global inclusive workforce, with team members from all backgrounds and cultures.

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