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Events Coordinator (Full-Time)

Hotel Brand: voco
Location: United Kingdom, Glasgow

Hotel: Grand Central Glasgow (GLAGS), 99 Gordon Street, G1 3SF

Job number: 104046

voco Grand Central Hotel and Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel have a fantastic opportunity to join our Cluster Hotels as an Events Coordinator

Relive the golden age of travel at voco® Grand Central - Glasgow, an enduring monument to Victorian glamour in an unbeatable central location, attached to Glasgow Central Station, a city landmark since the 19th-century heyday of the railways.

Glasgow’s Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is celebrated for its gorgeous Georgian architecture, superior service (everyone here is nice), well-loved spa and unique event venues. We provide a truly luxurious stay for our guests.

We are looking for an Events Coordinator who will report to the Senior Commercial Manager and is available to work 40 hours typically between Monday and Friday (some additional hours may be required at times, all additional hours worked are paid).

This is a cluster role giving you the chance to work between our voco Grand Central Hotel and Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel!

You will work closely with and report into our Senior Commercial Manager and establish client requirements to identify how our Hotels’ can facilitate their needs. Through both emails and phone calls, you will respond to Event enquires in-line with company standards in a prompt and courteous manner whilst ensuring that you are maximising Reservations, Sales, Occupancy and Revenue (including upselling relevant Hotel facilities wherever possible).

We would like someone confident with IT systems, you will work to accurately input all enquires into Sales and Reservations systems. Importantly, you will be someone who can work positively in a team to support our team achieve our objectives and budget. Having had experience building relationships and networks with internal and external stakeholders is essential. It would be beneficial if you have worked across different market segments, in particular Corporate and MICE events.

As our Events Coordinator, you will receive some great benefits:

  • Up to £25,000.00 per annum plus great IHG perks!
  • 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays, this increases up to a maximum of 33 days (Pro Rated)
  • Worldwide employee and friends & family hotel room rates
  • Discounts on retail and various activities through our benefit portal
  • Employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Recognition programmes
  • Opportunities for career progression and to transfer around the world
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Opportunities to get involved in our charitable and community activities
  • Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop you as an individual

You’ll be called upon to complete a wide variety of tasks and jobs within the hotel and it’s extremely important that you remain flexible and versatile around this. If you enjoy variety and are at your best when being part of a team as well as being passionate about delivering first-rate guest service through your high-quality work, this role is for you.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Events experience - whether you have previously worked in Hotels or Restaurants or want to progress your career in hospitality, this may be the role for you
  • High attention to detail and ability to deliver within brand standards
  • Working previously within different market segments, having built relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Loves working in a fast-paced and motivated team...and wants the next exciting step in their career!

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We firmly believe that all our colleagues deserve to be treated equally and have the same opportunities to develop and grow their skills within our business and provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and colleagues without regard to an individual's, race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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