The Grand Hotel Birmingham
The renovated Grand Hotel, housed in one of Birmingham’s most famous buildings located on the city’s prestigious Colmore Row, will once again open its doors to the public in the summer of 2020, following an extensive and details restoration to return the city centre landmark to its former glory.
Featuring 185 bedrooms and extraordinary suites, an outdoor terrace, glamorous new bars and a vibrant destination restaurant – as well as the magnificent centrepiece that is the Grosvenor Room, this property is set to capture the imagination of the city. The hotel will also have a number of state-of-the-art, inspirational rooms and space for meetings and events of all sizes.
Conference & Events Office Manager
What is the main purpose of the role?
You will proactively manage the Conference Coordination Team to ensure the growth of the Events business by effectively coordinating and looking for opportunities to upsell in order to maximise occupancy and revenue. It is paramount that all clients and potential clients receive a polite, professional and efficient service, ensuring all property and company standards are maintained and all current legislation is adhered to.
The Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate leadership and management skills, to drive the team to achieve set objectives. Great communication skills coupled with great interpersonal skills are a must. It is essential that you have previous experience managing events on a large scale.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of the launch of this exclusive hotel and establishing The Grand Hotel as Birmingham’s most iconic venue. We also offer a competitive package and benefits that include:
- A competitive salary
- 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays
- Access to our benefits portal, including discounts on some travel, leisure, health and retail
- Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels
- Long service awards
- Excellent training and development opportunities
In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.