Offers “Accor”

Expires soon Accor

Social Events Manager, The Savoy Hotel

  • London (Greater London)

Job description


“Placing extraordinary people at the heart of memories made and stories told”

Job title: Social Events Manager

Department: Sales & Marketing

Inspired and supported by: Director of Events Sales & Planning


Your Purpose will be:

Identify and quality optimal leads, deliver business opportunities that align with the hotel’s financial goals, maximize revenues, deliver memorable experiences that create Savoy customer loyalists.


You will be accountable for: 

  • Proactive drive of sales, curation, organization and management of social events for The Savoy.
  • Overseeing event sales, event planning, coordination, administration and overseeing the sites events.
  • Uniting and coordinating internal teams to help deliver extraordinary and memorable client experiences.


Your key responsibilities & contribution will be:

  • Through the existing events network, your own contacts, and proactive outreach, sell, plan and execute the production of social events for The Savoy (including weddings).Build, create and maintain a robust database of influential companies, entrepreneurs, name talent and appropriate private clients to the right events for The Savoy.
  • Evaluating & qualifying business opportunities with precision that optimizes business opportunity.
  • Be a solution-provider to add true value to the customer relationship.
  • Using a creative eye to consult and guide on the event experience with the ability to fit square pegs into round holes.
  • Facilitating debrief meetings with hotel teams to develop best practices, solve problems & elevate future guest experience.
  • Work towards an increase the year-on-year private hire revenue income.
  • Maintain standards of practice of booking systems, invoice systems, and weekly reporting.
  • Maintain a strong organizational presence across these events.
  • Ensure all events are organized and planned in time for deadlines and communicated appropriately.
  • From time to time, work weekends and public holidays when creating and organizing larger scale events and special occasions.
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of current and future trends, ensuring events remain appealing and competitive.
  • Work towards monthly budgets for all events, outlining all expenditures were incurred, including detailed budgets for large scale events.


What you will need to do this role:

  • 3-5 years' experience within a similar role ideally including wedding event experience
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Great team player
  • Ability to work and maximize relationships within a diverse team.
  • Computer literacy within Opera, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong proficiency in organization, problem solving and communication.
  • Ability to work under pressure and towards deadlines and financial targets.


Please note that we believe in flexibility and multi-skilling, and you may be asked to do different tasks from time to time to enable us to meet the needs of our guests and colleagues.


What’s in it for you?

  • Being part of The Savoy family – our culture is unique!
  • We will trust, empower and develop you to fulfil your potential
  • You will benefit from training and development opportunities
  • We have regular social events
  • Competitive Salary and benefits including pension and life assurance
  • Laundry services & dry cleaning for uniform
  • 31 days of holiday (including Public holidays)
  • Colleague restaurant
  • Colleague gym facility
  • Employee assistance program
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Savoy Hotel discount, and discounts in Accor hotels
  • And last but not least you will get to work with a team of EXTRAORDINARY people

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