Event Manager Positions in Sodexo London, England, United Kingdom

Website Sodexo

This Jobsfunter Listing is about Sodexo in London, England, United Kingdom 2022

About the job

Event Manager

Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time

Salary: £36,000pa-38,000pa + excellent benefits

Location: London

Closing Date: 14/06/2022

Package Description

£36,000pa-38,000pa + excellent benefits

Location: Bateaux London, Embankment Pier


Work Pattern – 40 hrs pw 5/7 Flexibility include some weekends

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!

We’re all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we’re on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

Job Introduction

Sodexo are currently looking to recruit an experienced Event Manager to work at Bateaux London and deliver a world class guest experience. Bateaux London offers guests the chance to experience the vibrance, majesty and unmatched views of our incredible city from a gloriously different perspective.

At Sodexo Live! we bring people together, we create exceptional moments and lasting memories. We are a unique community of people mobilized to create live experiences that are unforgettable.

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individual who will actively lead and take accountability for the successful delivery of all event business across Bateaux; you will undertake operational multi-site event planning and delivery across London Heritage sites whilst working closely with the sales and event planning teams to maximise revenue opportunities.

You will have previous experience within hospitality and major events, able to navigate the logistics of large-scale events, with meticulous planning and organisation skills; you will be a confident communicator, able to interface at all levels.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a pro-active individual looking to further develop your career within the Events industry, offering exposure to large scale events and the wider Sodexo business.

If you have a creative and driven mindset, capable of articulating and delivering ideas, while juggling multiple events and functions, we would love to hear from you!

When you join Sodexo Live! you truly belong, you will have the opportunity to thrive with career and learning opportunities available across the organisation – we cant wait for you to join us!

Main Responsibilities

  • Actively lead and take accountability for the successful delivery of all event business across Bateaux
  • Undertake operational multi-site event planning and delivery across London Heritage sites as required
  • Work closely with the sales and event planning teams to maximise revenue opportunities
  • Promote upselling opportunities to clients and sales and events team colleagues
  • Manage event operational costs in line with budget
  • Forecast labour productivity and equipment requirements
  • Training direct and agency employees to the appropriate standard befitting a 5* event business
  • Responsible for Increasing and maintaining guest satisfaction against internal service metrics
  • Effectively coordinate with the Operational HODs on all package, food and beverage service requirements for each event
  • Ensure all opening and closing procedures are set out and managed
  • To ensure all beverage service is compliant with the Bateaux and partner site Licenses
  • Ensure all Allergen related communications and processes are strictly adhered to with each sailing
  • To mentor all event supervisors and staff with training and development

The Ideal Candidate


  • Demonstrable experience in a high-volume environment – major events, high end event venues, multi-site ODC operators, hotel CB/FB
  • Demonstrate experience in Health and Safety management
  • Personal License Holder
  • A competent communicator and ability to present to colleagues and peers
  • An intermediate level Food Hygiene qualification
  • Evidence of being organised and possess excellent planning skill
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a team


  • Supervising Food Safely Level 3 qualification
  • WSET level 2
  • Experience in the delivery of retail/banqueting operations
  • Experience of working with clients in a contract catering environment
  • Staff training experience or qualification

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Company: Sodexo

Vacancy Type: £36,000/yr – £38,000/yr · Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location:  London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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