Head of Event Bar Operations

£40-45K

+ Bonus + overtime

A specialist drinks and events company is looking for a Head of Events Bars to lead a strong team of Event Managers.

This is a really cool and exciting company to work for, working within a great team, with great clients and across a variety of incredible events across amazing venues.

* Responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of the events calendar
* Account Management of Clients; nurturing and developing relationships
* On site Operations Director for all major events
* Report into MD, reporting and forecasting for the Events department
* Managing, training and developing the team
* Manage preparation of creative content and event ideas for assigned event briefs
* Responsible for the team of staff and in charge of the set up and running of events
* Responsible for all operational systems in the warehouse, on-site and in transit
* Be involved in developing a new business strategy
* Responsible for tracking margin targets; ensuring these are being met by tracking and recording job specific P&L’s
* Ensure the effective communication of all event details to all relevant teams

If you’re ambitious, creative and enthusiastic with a “can do” attitude this role is for you.

* Previous catering/event planning and operational experience across a variety of venues and events
* Must have proven track record of managing a team
* Energetic, ambitious and driven
* Keen eye for detail
* Natural people person with a creative and hands on approach
* Outstanding client management
* Highly organised and a great communicator
* Great logistical management skills

This is a really exciting opportunity to work for an amazing company within a great team, please do apply with your current CV, looking to interview asap

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Bartender/Mixologist, Luxury 5 Star Hotel, Central London

Bartender/Mixologist, Luxury 5 Star Hotel, Central London

A luxury 5-star Hotel in Mayfair is looking for an experienced bartender with thorough knowledge of mixology, to join the team at this fast-becoming cocktail destination!

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and learn from a great team, within a high-end environment, delivering exceptional service and standards.

Is this you?

* Great bartender who can mix with flair
* Outgoing personality
* Offer high quality, courteous and efficient service that ensures all guests have a memorable experience.
* Experience working in a quality, fast paced operation
* Ability to work under pressure and multi task, with a proactive, hands on approach
* A great knowledge and passion for drinks, always eager to learn more
* Ability to build relationships with guests, and passionate about creating memorable experiences

Package of £24-25K inclusive

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, contact me now with your current CV for interviews taking place asap

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Marketing Content Manager, Dynamic Restaurant Group

Marketing Content Manager, Dynamic Restaurant Group

£30-32K

Our client, an award-winning Restaurant Group with multiple brands is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Content Manager to join the team and maximise brand presence online through relevant social media, website and e-campaign content.

If you are an expert in social media graphic design, photography, and digital marketing, this is a really exciting opportunity.

The Role:

* To proactively create and manage the digital and print content in line with relevant brand positioning in order to maximise promotional value and consequently sales.
* Responsible for the development and implementation of the Marketing and Sales Strategy.
* Design, create and/or manage all print and online related marketing material and company stationery, in accordance with brand guidelines and toolkits in order to maintain brand consistency.
* Pro-actively identify and target new sales opportunities accessible via digital marketing tools – for example seasonal social media advertising campaigns/promotions.
* Develop and implement strategies to maximise social media followers, reach and engagement.
* Manage and maintain all social media channels.
* Create engaging online content and e-marketing campaigns, and manage the content schedule, in line with current brand marketing strategies.

The Candidate:

* G1-2 year’s design experience minimum
* WordPress skills and knowledge of SEO and PPC campaigns.
* Highly proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
* Skilled photographer
* Thorough understanding and keen user of current social media platforms.
* Strong copywriting skills and attention to detail.
* Experience in creating content for and managing social media feeds.
* Passionate about food, drink and the going out scene in London.
* Ability to work independently, prioritise and meet deadlines.
* Willingness and ability to travel around London and to work flexibly around venue trading times as required to ensure brand understanding and relevant content maintained.
* Natural and confident communicator with excellent spoken and written English.
* Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with site managers, other head office staff and external suppliers, such as web developer(s), printers.

Please apply today with your current CV, for interviews taking place asap

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Group Reservations & Events Manager, Restaurant Group

Restaurant Group

Salary – £35-40K

Our client is looking for a highly experienced Reservations & Events Manager to join the team and be part of an expanding and growing brand.

The right person:

* Someone who can manage the operational side of reservations; who has worked with all the big systems, is confident with handling those relationships and can lead and own that side of the business.
* Negotiate, set up and manage all the reservation platforms and establish the key blueprint for reservations and events.
* Manage the digital side of reservations on the website, the reservations back office etc
* Standardise procedures across each site and design and implement processes and strategy to drive revenue through increasing covers and sales
* Look after all group bookings and events from initial enquiry, taking clients through the sales process to on site on the day ensuring their event is a huge success
* Ensure all processes are in place, are efficient and are adhered to
* Attend events, welcoming guests and promoting where required
* Help host fam trips, entertain clients and attend networking events and showcases

What we are looking for:

* Previous experience in a senior reservations role within a Restaurant or Group
* Passionate, engaging and ambitious
* Proficient in managing a team
* Driving first class service and standards
* Highly organised, efficient and detailed
* Great communication skills and courteous and professional at all times
* Bubbly and friendly personality

This is an opportunity to join a company with a growing brand, offering progression and development.

Up to £40K

Please do get in touch now with your CV and we will be in touch to arrange interviews as soon as possible.

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Sales & Events Manager, Incredible Venue

Reactive Sales & Events Manager

Catering Company, venue based

£28K

We are looking for an Events Manager with previous event catering experience or previous experience working within a unique London venue to work in this stunning venue in Surrey and within a great team!

The Role:

* Reactive sales role; wining and converting event business
* Full event co-ordination; corresponding with clients, preparing quotes, organising tastings etc and ensuring exceptional customer service and smooth events
* Network and build relationships, attend client events and sales events as required and build up a local network
* Executing show rounds to potential clients whenever possible
* Communicating with all relevant departments to ensure smooth event operation

About you:

* Natural people person with strong sales skills
* Proactive, creative and hands on approach
* High level event co-ordination experience with a keen eye for detail
* Energetic and motivated
* Highly motivated and result-oriented
* Excellent Communication and negotiation skills

Please apply today with your current CV, for interviews taking place asap

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Junior Sous Chef | Mayfair | £32,000

Junior Sous Chef | Mayfair | £32,000

Fantastic opportunity for a Junior Sous chef!

Job brief:

* French cuisine
* Modern, trendy restaurant
* Focusing on sustainable and responsibly sourced ingredients
* All meat and fish are butchered and filleted on site
* Brigade of 10 chefs
* 48 hours per week
* Salary package of up to £32,000

Requirements:

* Proven experience in a Senior Chef de Partie/ Junior Sous chef role
* High volume experience
* Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
* Culinary school diploma

If you feel that you have what it takes for this role, please send your CV to Renata at Change.

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Junior Sous Chef | Mayfair | £32,000

Chef de Partie | £27,000

Chef de Partie | £27,000

Relaxed country style pub with honest cooking is looking for an experienced Chef de Partie. They take meat from the best farms in the UK and butcher on site so you will have an opportunity to gain butchery skills!

* Modern British cuisine
* 7 shifts per week
* Part of the growing group- opportunity for career progression
* Salary of £27,000

If you feel that you have what it takes for this role, please send your CV to Renata at Change.

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Chef de Partie | £27,000

Senior Chef de Partie | Japanese restaurant

Senior Chef de Partie | Japanese restaurant

We are looking for strong Senior Chef de Partie with great working attitude and passion for food.

Job brief:

* Japanese cuisine
* Brigade of 14 chefs
* 48 hours per week
* Salary package of up to £32,000
* Excellent training and career progression opportunities

Requirements:

* Proven experience in a Chef de Partie/ Senior Chef de Partie role
* Fine dining experience
* Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure

If you feel that you have what it takes for this role, please send your CV to Renata at Change.

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Senior Chef de Partie | Japanese restaurant

Sushi Chef | £33,000

Sushi Chef | £33,000

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Sushi Chef!

Due to the volume of customers you will need to be a strong chef with experience preparing sushi within fine dining restaurants.

You will know what it takes to produce standards that will rival the very best in London and to work with passion you have for the industry. This is a position for somebody who is ambitious and dedicated with an attitude that will take you quickly through the ranks and take the kitchen forward.

* Salary package of up to £33,000pa
* Fantastic company benefits package

About you:

* High-end fine dining experience preparing Sushi
* High attention to details
* Eligible to work and reside in the UK

If you feel that you have what it takes for this role, please send your CV to Renata at Change.

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Sushi Chef | £33,000

Senior Sous Chef |up to £40k!

Senior Sous Chef |up to £40k!

We are looking for exceptional Senior Sous Chef to join this fast-growing Restaurant Group focusing on providing a world-class dining experience for their visitors. You must have high volume/ fast pace experience, strong team management skills and knowledge of South American and Japanese cuisine.

It is a great opportunity for established and creative chef to join the team focusing on amazing quality food served in a modern and trendy environment.

* Assisting Executive Chef in menu design/ development
* Leading brigade of 20 chefs
* Competitive salary of up to £40,000

If you feel that you have what it takes for this role, please send your CV to Renata at Change.

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Please quote the reference given/ Senior Sous Chef |up to £40k! in the subject line of your email. Due to the volume of applications in the London hospitality and catering industry we regret that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Senior Sous Chef |up to £40k!