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Conference & Banqueting Manager

€47000 Hotel & Catering Dublin City Centre

Conference and Banqueting Manager- Dublin City- €47K plus

Excel Recruitment are currently seeking a Conference and Banqueting Manager for a Luxury Hotel Property in the heart of Dublin City. This is a fantastic opportunity for a career professional to take a significant step on their career path.

Benefits of the Conference and Banqueting Job include:

  • A highly competitive starting salary
  • Meals on Duty
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • Designated Learning & Development Programmes
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Bike To Work Scheme
  • Refer a friend Scheme
  • Employee of the month

Responsibilities of the Conference and Banqueting Manager Job include:

  • To secure food, beverage and meeting business – maximizing revenue at all times
  • Take a pro-active approach to securing new C&B accounts and retaining existing accounts
  • To handle all conference and banqueting, group dining and special event enquiries coming into the hotel in an efficient manner within 24 hours of receipt
  • To handle all events from the point of enquiry to the delivery of final function sheet for the event followed by the completion of billing on departure
  • To issue weekly C&B revenue report to Director of Sales & Marketing and General Manager
  • To present the Events of the Day and outline the details at the daily briefing
  • To compile function sheets on a weekly basis for distribution each Thursday evening
  • To attend a Food & Beverage Meeting each Thursday afternoon to discuss with the relevant departments the events for the following week
  • To update relevant departments with any additional events to the function sheet and advise of amended numbers of attendees during the week
  • To complete billing for all events taking place through Conference & Banqueting and co-ordinate the sending out of the bills with the Finance Department
  • To ensure that all charges of meetings, conferences and dinners are accurate and followed through prior guest departure
  • To monitor availability in relation to meeting space and ensure the highest yield business is not refused.
  • To have full knowledge of the hotel rates and packages on offer to Conference & Banqueting clients
  • To have full knowledge of the Standard of Procedures set out in C&B Administration and update these records as required
  • To assist the Finance Department in dealing with queries or problems relating to C&B
  • To build up relationships with corporate clients, tour operators and destination management companies
  • To be familiar with outside factors that may affect the hotels business, including competing hotels
  • To entertain clients with potential business in the hotel
  • To highlight all VIP guests and conference organizers arriving to the Hotel
  • To liaise with all other departments and so help in the smooth running of the operation
  • To correspond with clients on all feedback received on C&B
  • To update and circulate C&B feedback to relevant departments on a monthly basis.
  • To generate new leads and liaise with the Director of Sales & Marketing on new C&B contacts for the main Database Maintenance
  • To assist in the Sales and Marketing Department as required

Requirements of the Conference and Banqueting Manager Job:

  • Previous Conference and Banqueting experience in a Restaurant/Hotel management role within Hospitality.
  • Excellent Leadership skills, motivating, engaging and developing the team
  • High standards, paying meticulous attention to detail.
  • An excellent focus on our customers.
  • Passionate about Food and Beverage offering, People and customer service focused

If this sounds like an opportunity you may be interested in or would like some information on any of our roles with a company of professionals with experience in the industry then please don’t hesitate to get in touch via email with an up to date CV to Neil or call direct on 0876256793 in the utmost confidence.


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