Events & Hospitality Manager

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust, Carlisle, Cumbria

Job id:
329679702
Published:
25-07-2017
Expires:
22-08-2017
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level:£25,951 - £27,668  per year
Job sector:
Marketing, Office/Administration, Hospitality, Hotel & Restaurant
Job id:
329679702
Published:
25-07-2017
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
22-08-2017
Salary level:£25,951 - £27,668  per year

Events & Hospitality Manager
£25,951 - £27,668.


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Events & Hospitality Manager.


As the Events & Hospitality Manager you will lead on the creation and delivery of the Trust's commercial events and hospitality strategy to grow commercial income, widen our reputation and build on our brand.

You will create, source and manage a range of events, including weddings, room hire, commercial catering events and family events such as sing-along with Disney, fashion shows, and seasonal performances. Alongside our core family event activities, such as family festivals and sleep-overs. To work with commercial operators, local business and community groups to ensure high standards for event delivery are maintained at all times.

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record of sourcing and co-ordinating events or similar activities and who can deliver events within timescales and budgetary targets. This will involve the hire of a lecture theatre seating 100, a Garden Restaurant seating 100, a Function room seating 50, a Meeting room seating 50 and Library seating 12, alongside a range of unique gallery spaces within the museum. You will manage and deliver the income target, providing information, guidance and a support service for those holding events which require assistance from other museum departments such as education, curatorial and maintenance.

You will collaborate with the Tullie House Museum Marketing Coordinator in the implementation and monitoring of the Museums marketing and promotional activities.  Strong communication and digital marketing skills as well as a creative and dynamic approach are key factors to this role.

Our aim is to produce and programme culturally diverse events which are accessible to all. We achieve success by providing the client and their audience with a venue that works for the promotion of their brand, message or audience's enjoyment within a unique museum setting.

  • Lead on the development and improvement of Tullie House Museums commercial event activities. Reviewing and reporting on commercial income and expenditure.
  • Be an ambassador for Tullie House Museum, the key point of contact for wedding and other commercial events for clients, before, during and after the event.
  • Manage the administrative duties including the implementation and monitoring of the Museums on-line booking system and promotional activities.

The position is full time 37 hours per week, reporting to the Deputy Director - Head of Commercial and Visitor Services. Some evening and weekend working will be part of the 37-hour working week.

Closing date - 4pm on Monday 14th August.


If you are inspired by the role and would like to apply for the position, please familiarise yourself with the Job description as part of the application pack and return a completed application form to Helen Askew, HR and Volunteer Advisor using the application button below.

Interviews will be held at Tullie House Museum on Tuesday 22nd August.

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