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Event Planner (Student Placement) - Highgate House, Northamptonshire

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Event Planner (Student Placement)

Department: Sales

Venue: Highgate House, Northamptonshire

Duration: Full-time

Supported By: Sales & Revenue Manager

Closing Date: 30th April 2019


Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for an inspiring individual who would like to work in a fast paced environment and is passionate about the meetings and events industry. You will have training and be fully supported by our sales team. Our ideal person will be highly motivated, well organised and an excellent  communicator with exceptional attention to detail and the desire to go the extra mile for our customers.

What we can offer you

  • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays and a day off on your birthday)
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Personal Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts for dining and B&B
  • Quarterly bonus scheme

What You’ll Be Doing

  • With support and training from the team, you will be contacting clients to finalise their event details and help plan their events including holding planning meetings on site
  • Providing accurate details to hand over to the operational teams at a weekly meeting
  • Working with the team to assist with sales enquiries and wedding enquiries
  • Effective time management and multi-tasking to ensure that customers are responded to promptly

Benefits of Working at Highgate House

  • Develop valuable workplace skills
  • Make connections in the hospitality business and developing professional relationships
  • Gain in confidence
  • The chance to test out a career path
  • Gain new knowledge and the opportunity to develop transferable skills
  • Open your eyes to new opportunities
  • Put the theory from your degree into practice
  • Increase your understanding of the subject by using it in a real work environment
  • Insight into the meetings & events industry, working alongside industry professionals

About Sundial Group

Sundial is an award-winning events group with a venue finding agency, a team building company and two of its own business hotels, Highgate House in Northamptonshire and Woodside in Warwickshire. This role is based at Highgate House in Creaton, just 7 miles from Northampton. Highgate House specialises in all types of events including meetings, conferences, team building events and weddings.

We’re proud to be one of the leading family run businesses in the events industry, dedicated to providing great services, facilities and environments for our customers. When you join us, you’ll automatically become part of our extended family. Regardless of where you work, you’re a vital part of our customers’ experience and influential in our success.

Terms and Conditions                      

  • Work 5 days out of 7, approximately 37.5 hours per week (excluding meal breaks) in line with the needs of the business
  • Visits to other Sundial Group venues, may be required including possible overnight stays.

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