Rooms and Events Manager – Market House

Reading, Berkshire
Up to £30,000 per annum
14 May 2019
14 Jun 2019

Rooms and Events Manager – Market House


Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum

OTE/Bonus Potential: £5,000

Location: Reading

Name of Site: Market House

Experience required – Minimum 2 years events experience and must have 1 year experience in rooms revenue development



The Market House will be a unique emporium of all things hospitality. We have a market floor, with ever changing food options, a beautiful large bar and separate cocktail bar, secret vault garden, 24 bedrooms and a rooftop event, garden and bar area.


This is a truly exciting position as we are looking for someone who can join our management team who can inspire and drive the business to new heights. As Rooms and Events Manager, you will be responsible for driving events bookings and rooms occupancy, while ensuring high standards and also helping the management team in the overall day to day running of the Market house.


To help us achieve our exciting plans, we are looking for an experienced and proactive Rooms and Events Manager who’s keen to make their mark and become part of something from the very beginning! Working with us will give you the opportunity to carry on learning and take your career to the next level.


We offer excellent benefits including company profit share, share options and bonuses, plus a whole lot more.



About our Rooms and Events Manager:


  • A proven track record of guiding and developing teams – coaching, mentoring and sharing enthusiasm.
  • Experience in Rooms and events is essential
  • The ability to work as part of a team, as well as be a leader – you will need to on projects and assume responsibility in the General Manager’s absence.
  • Working knowledge of general best practice including cash-handling, Health & Safety and overall due diligence.
  • Experience of running both bar and floor services, you will need to be confident in running busy shifts as well as hosting functions and being part of the team who will look after the hotel guests.



Some or all of the following skills would be advantageous:


  • Previous experience of working with delivering events from small intimate events to large venue take overs
  • Knowledge of local trade and business opportunities
  • A talent for spotting and resolving problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Previous experience of working with rooms, being able to drive occupancy rates and supporting a team with room standards.
  • An understanding of Gross Profit, yield targets, wage targets & budgeting would be an advantage.
  • Social Media & Events planning



What’s in it for our Rooms and Events Manager:


  • An achievable Transparent Bonus Scheme of up to £5,000 a year.
  • Performance related Share Options.
  • Huge training and learning opportunities including on job, external courses and our 10-month Assistant Managers Development Programme.
  • A chance to make your mark in a collaborative and fun environment with an experienced General Manager.
  • Company-wide benefits including 50% off food and 20% off drink.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • A tangible opportunity to progress your career.



About Us:


  • Operated by the award-winning vibrant and rapidly growing City Pub Group.
  • Each one of our sites, much like our teams, is individual a unique and quirky personality!
  • We believe in looking after our People just as well as we look after our customers.
  • Have a passion for developing people’s careers and promoting from within.



Applicants must be passionate and take great pride in what they do with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.


We look forward to hearing from you.

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