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Job Posting: Conference & Events Coordinator

Hours: Full Time (40 hours)

Working Pattern: 5 days per week alternating between 10am – 6pm and 8am – 4pm to reflect the needs of the business

Location: Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa

Salary Range: Dependent upon experience

About Us

Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa is an award-winning luxury guest destination nestled in an idyllic location and beautiful grounds. The only four-star hotel in Newmarket, Bedford Lodge retains the charm and character of a Georgian country house yet offer the very best in modern comfort, cuisine, hospitality and luxury.

About the Team

A privately owned, independent Hotel and Spa we have the opportunity to focus on what we do best – creating memorable moments for our guests and taking care of our staff as one big team.

We are all exceptionally proud to work here and of the work that we do. Would you like to join a great team and feel the same?

About the Position

We are looking for a Full-Time Conference and Events Coordinator to work within our Conference and Events Team. The key responsibilities for this role will include taking and managing bookings for all conference and event business, making sure all sales enquiries and hotel show rounds are dealt with in a proactive manner and converted into confirmed bookings. You will be responsible for yield management and ensure the events database is updated, actioned daily and utilised for all live enquiries, existing clients and new business. Upsell all conference and events equipment, food and beverage and other hotel facilities. To communicate and share knowledge with other hotel departments on a regular basis through comprehensive function sheets. Ensure all brochures, packages and information is up to date and readily available.

About You

The ideal candidate will have initiative, be proactive and a team player. You must have high standards and possess excellent customer service skills and be able to anticipate guest’s needs wherever possible

Ideally, you will have at least 2 years experience at a similar level within a similar operation and this is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a progressive and challenging role.

Why Join our Team

A privately owned, independent hotel we have the opportunity to focus on what we do best – creating memorable moments for our guests and taking care of our staff as one big team.
We are all exceptionally proud to work here and of the work that we do. Would you like to join a great team and feel the same?

What We Offer

  • 28 days (pro-rata) holiday per year (including bank holidays)
    • Free membership of The Health & Fitness Club
    • 50% food discount at our 2AA Rosette Restaurant and Bar/Lounge
    • 20% discount on treatments within “The Spa” at Bedford Lodge
    • Industry relevant training, appropriate for your position/profession
    • A team-based and highly supportive working environment
    • A commitment to your professional development

 

How to apply for this role

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Please complete our on-line questionnaire. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV as part of this process.