Weddings & Events Executive
Here at Lyrath Estate, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Weddings & Events Executive to join the team.
Set on the doorstep of Kilkenny City, just one hour from Dublin, Lyrath Estate is a luxurious five-star hotel set on gorgeous grounds that are spread across 170 acres, complete with picturesque lakes, historic gardens, and woodlands.
The hotel boasts an historic 17th Century Manor House that sits alongside a modern-day extension boasting 141 unique bedrooms, restaurants, lobby, bar, leisure centre and the largest Convention Centre in the Southeast.
Requirements of the Role:
- Following the client journey from initial enquiry to event day to include property site visits, contract negotiations, event planning & management.
- Follow up calls on all sales enquiries to ensure maximum revenue optimisation is achieved.
- To work closely with couples to ensure that their dream wedding day is delivered.
- To liaise with suppliers and event management companies to ensure any event run in the hotel is a success.
- To compile weekly and monthly sales reports as required.
- To represent the hotel at FAM trips, site inspections, sales promotions, trade exhibitions, seminars and workshops as required.
- To work closely with the marketing team to ensure all opportunities are explored to ensure maximum exposure of the hotel for events.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Must have a previous experience working in Event Management.
- Will have excellent attention to detail and a professional approach to their work.
- Will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the business to ensure that all events run smoothly.
- Must have a genuine passion for ensuring guest & client satisfaction.
What we offer in return:
- Competitive salary
- Complimentary meals while on duty
- Complimentary car parking on site
- Discounted Employee Accommodation Rate
- Discounted Friends and Family Rate
- Discount on food if dining in the hotel
- Discount on all Spa treatments
- Employee Referral Programme
- Discounted Gym Membership
- Christmas Savings Scheme