Location: Great Winchester Street, London,
Salary: Up to £45,000 (Annual .)
Portico is defined by our unique culture – One that rewards hard work and commitment, empowers people to grow, with the belief that work should be fun and engaging!
Our family is made up of all kinds of people. We embrace diversity and believe in treating everyone equally to ensure that everyone has the same opportunities to grow, develop and progress in their careers.
Portico are searching for an experienced Bookings and Events Manager to lead our Advanced Bookings Office and Events Team, based at one of Portico’s most esteemed clients in the banking industry.
The Advanced Booking Office & Events Team are responsible for looking after the event areas and room bookings, as well as supporting our WSH family on site with large and VIP bookings. The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to the team, ensuring that the exceptionally high service standards are met, guiding each team members development, and ensuring that the team work seamlessly with other service providers.
The Advanced Bookings Office and Events Manager will also play a role in business development, by actively participating in sales presentations and site show rounds, as well as identifying sales opportunities and effectively converting them into bookings.
This position is officed based, as the Advanced Bookings Office and Events Manager’s presence on site is imperative to the success of the role. Due to the timing of certain events, there is also a level of flexibility required around the working hours to ensure that the successful candidate is present during events.
Shifts: 40 hours from Monday – Friday, with flexible working hours
Our ideal candidate will have:
- A positive, proactive, caring, enthusiastic and engaging approach.
- The ability to communicate clearly and confidently face to face or over the telephone.
- The ability to engage with other people to build empathy and rapport.
- An excellent customer focused manner.
- A proven ability to lead and develop a large and diverse team.
- An ability to manage change.
Experience in Events is essential, preferably within a corporate environment.