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Groups & Events Manager London - Head Office, Apex City of London Hotel, 1 Seething Lane, London (Central), London, EC3N 4AX

Our people have spoken! We are one of the top 50 best companies to work for in London.  

Here at Apex Hotels, we offer unlimited opportunities for professional and personal growth, the unique privilege to be coached and mentored by some of the best professionals in the industry and an all-round warm and friendly work environment. It goes without saying that we also offer generous pay and benefits too. 

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Groups & Events Manager for our three 4* deluxe properties in the heart of the City of London.

The person

The ideal candidate will have a strong skillset in either event management (hotels or venues) or group bookings (hotels). This role presents an ideal opportunity for someone currently working in a single property in London looking to step up to a cluster role. In addition, the successful applicant will:

  • Have outstanding people management skills, and know how to lead, manage, mentor and coach a team, as well as be familiar with the recruitment process;
  • Possess knowledge of events, with the ability to create and deliver a strategic annual plan of groups & events activities in line with business requirements as well as manage and create events packages, promos and offers;
  • Demonstrate financial & commercial awareness, with the ability to accurately forecast and budget;
  • Be knowledgeable regarding key London clients, agents and ways of working;
  • Be able to bring a sale to closure and drive the team to do the same;
  • Have experience of Opera (preferable though not essential);
  • Be able to start in January 2019.

Why join Apex Hotels?

With a dynamic environment, warm and welcoming people, great career opportunities, this is one job where you’ll look forward to coming to work. We also offer great benefits which include: 

  • Non-contractual annual bonus scheme
  • Free gym membership  
  • Healthy meals to enjoy while you're working  
  • 50% discount in our restaurants  
  • Guest experience overnight stay and dinner for 2 after 3 months 
  • Spa discount 
  • Apex employee app to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in your hotel and across the company 
  • Referral bonus when your friends join the team 
  • Discounted room rates - visit our hotels in Scotland and Bath for just £50 per night  
  • Help to buy a bike  
  • Ongoing training and development  
  • Employee of the Month and Awards Ceremony to celebrate your achievements  
  • Discounts with external companies only available to Apex team members 
  • Contributions to a pension scheme  
  • Access to legal and financial advice  
  • Critical illness cover 

About Apex Hotels 

We are a stylish and contemporary collection of family-owned 4* boutique hotels located in London, Scotland and Bath. Each hotel has its own unique character, but one thing’s for certain, we pride ourselves on delivering a Warmer Welcome to all our guests, no matter which hotel they choose to stay in.

 If you'd like to join us as a Groups & Events Manager, then please click apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

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London - Head Office
Apex City of London Hotel, 1 Seething Lane, London (Central), London, EC3N 4AX

  • Job Ref 4973
  • Branch London - Head Office
  • Location London - Head Office
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Hours per week 40
  • Posted date 28/11/2018
  • Closing date 28/12/2018