Events Planner

39 hours per week

The Royal Horseguards is a stunning 5 star hotel overlooking the River Thames, close to The Embankment and Trafalgar Square. The hotel has 282 bedrooms, restaurant, bar and terrace area as well as exceptional banqueting facilities at one of London's most prestigious conference and banqueting venues, One Whitehall Place. An exciting time to join our team, we are embarking on a multi million pound refurbishment across all areas of our beautiful property, including our bedrooms, public areas, events spaces, restaurant and bar, which will enhance and showcase the unique history of The Royal Horseguards, while providing elegant spaces and amplified service.

The Role

As Meeting and Events Planner, you will be responsible for promoting the Meeting and Events facilities to prospective clients and will act as the main point of contact for coordinating their events. This is a customer-facing role, so you will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and a real drive to always deliver the best possible service. Responsible for detailed event planning, clear and concise communication (client & internal) and coordinating final details of the event and responding within agreed SLAs. Responsible for 3 diaries across 3 hotels.

What we look for

We are looking for someone with a vest to move into Event Planning. We are open-minded to the background, just keen to get a self-starter and someone that wants to start their journey into hotels and event planning. Has experience of at least 1 year of Opera Sales & Catering systems knowledge would be beneficial. Client-Focused Attention to detail Ability to work under pressure A real passion for the hospitality industry Proven track record of successfully managing Events and Events, Hospitality, Tourism, or marketing-based degree or a Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification or equivalent experiences.

What's in it for you?

  • Great development opportunities
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Apprenticeship (from Level 2 to Level 5)
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Great Recognition program
  • ...and many more!