Smart Group 4

Senior Events Manager (Operations)

The Role:

This is an exciting role and an amazing opportunity to join a rapidly growing, privately owned group of hospitality, catering and event management businesses based in South East London. Multi award-winning Smart Group is at the forefront of the event management industry with an enviable portfolio of companies.

The candidate will oversee the planning and delivery of allocated events, ensuring consistency and professionalism when dealing with internal and external stakeholders. Highly organised, the ideal candidate will have had experience working in the catering industry.

About you:

  • Previous experience in event management preferably in venues
  • Good knowledge of London venues is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build very good rapport with clients and colleagues
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive in approach to tasks and project work
  • Personable disposition
  • Collaborative
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking full responsibility of allocated events, ensuring they exceed the client’s expectations
  • Assist the Head of Operations in managing the relationship of our staffing providers, including ensuring the level of staffing required at each event is managed properly
  • Ensure pre-event meetings are held regularly and plans are communicated to the relevant teams
  • Ensure all event cost related information is correctly recorded and distributed in a timely fashion
  • Assist the Head of Venue Catering in the training and monitoring of the company's Health and Safety policy

What’s in it for you?

  • £35,000- £40,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Delicious, healthy breakfast and lunch menu served daily, cooked by a dedicated chef
  • Fabulous regular social events
  • Fun and vibrant company culture
  • Holiday allowance starts at 22 days plus bank holidays increasing depending on length of service


To apply please forward your CV to 

0207 836 1033