Events Manager – Wookey Hole Resort

Events Manager – Wookey Hole Resort

Award-winning Resort located in the heart of Somerset, Wookey Hole is home to the largest UK show-caves, offering a family day out, adventure caving experience, 58 bedroom hotel, luxury lodges with hot tubs and holiday park, providing year-round short breaks and holidays.

An increasingly growing area of the business is for events and weddings. Licensed for underground weddings, as well as conventional indoor weddings, including our recently opened Waterwheel Suite and catering for up to 300 guests. Alongside weddings we also have parties, celebrations and conference bookings throughout the year.

We are looking for the right person to continue to drive our weddings and events forward and work alongside the Marketing Team. Previous experience is essential, bringing expertise and knowledge to step right into the role.

The Role:

Generate bookings from initial contact through to delivery
Show clients around the site
Plan and organise weddings and events
Liaising with teams to ensure smooth running of events
Building brand awareness by attending external wedding and event shows
Proactive selling of the Wookey Hole Resort focusing on weddings, events and functions
Office duties to include answering the telephone, event bookings etc.


Personal Spec:

Highly motivated
Dynamic and forward thinking
Excellent customer service and communication on all levels
Superb organisational skills
Attention to detail
Punctuality and reliability
Smart and presentable appearance

Employee Benefits

Free attraction tickets for family and friends
Discounts on food outlets
Discounts on special events
Discounts on Wild Wookey
Discounts on Wookey Hole Resort Hotel, Lodge and Holiday Park bookings

Hours:

5 days out of 7, to cover weekends when necessary
Full-time, Permanent

Salary:

Dependent on experience
£20k-£25k