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Events and Weddings Executive

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
Starting at £22,944 per annum, rising to £25,284
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Leisure and Culture, Events
Salary Band
£20,000 - £24,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has opened for an exceptional Events and Weddings Executive to join the busy team at Hylands Estate, Chelmsford. 
As a crucial member of the Events and Weddings Team, you will be coordinating a variety of hires including; weddings, corporate bookings, and events. 
The successful candidate will have previous administrative and sales experience in a customer-facing role, including experience of dealing with a diverse range of guests specifically building and maintaining relationships and responding to enquiries. The successful candidate will also have proven experience in using the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to maintain an exceptional customer journey with hirers. Experience in coordinating and marketing events and weddings is desirable.
You must demonstrate:
• Excellent organisational and time management skills and a commitment to guest care
• The ability to remain positive whilst meeting tight deadlines under pressure
• Exceptional communication skills including on the telephone, via email, and face to face
• Flexible approach to working hours to suit the business needs (mainly working Monday to Friday and one weekend day per month, but flexibility with hours to accommodate out-of-hours viewings and meetings). 

Lots of benefits - Starting salary of £22,944, fantastic pension scheme, flexible working, healthcare package, beautiful work location, generous staff incentives

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
Find Us
01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
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