The George in Rye has two function rooms and hosts a variety of events throughout the year. The ballroom accommodates up to 110 people and is licensed for the civil wedding ceremony. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, The George in Rye hosts conferences, away-days, comedy nights, tasting nights and Christmas & New Year's events as well as other special occasions.
Events is an exciting part of the hotel's operation. As a member of our events team you may be responsible for selling events or supporting them.
The Event Sales Manager takes responsibility for all sales activity in respect of weddings, banquets, private dining and conferences. He/She will conduct show rounds for prospective clients and follow up on leads. The Event Sales Manager works alongside and supports The Events Manager.
The Events Manager works closely with the guest to ensure that everything is to their satisfaction, but also with other hotel departments to ensure that all aspects of the event are communicated and delivered in a way that exceeds expectations.
You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be self-motivated and enthusiastic. You will be well-organised and have excellent interpersonal skills.
The Events Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of delivering the event, including setting up, organising staffing, service during the event and clearing away at the end. The Events Operations Manager works closely with The Events Manager.
Possible roles within our Events department are:
- Events Manager
- Event & Retail Sales Manager
- Events Operations Manager