WMSP Venues Deputy Manager...

Hours: 37.5 hour over 5 days, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays 14 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

Salary: from £19,000 to £20,000

Duration: until 31st Mar 2020

Description: West Midland Safari Park has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our diverse management team, in the role of Venues Deputy Manager to cover a period of maternity leave.

With three unique venues, including a stunning Georgian Manor, a whole host of occasions will be part of the entertainment. Whether it's a wedding, a corporate dinner or a night dedicated to Elvis, you will be part of a diverse range of events making a night to remember for our guests.

Your role will include assisting the Venues Manager to ensure that events are delivered to the highest standard whilst also taking into consideration budgeted costs. You will also be able to take the lead in the absence of the Venues Manager ensuring the smooth running of the department. You will deal with incoming sales calls and face to face meetings, manage the set up and breakdown of events, ensure staffing levels are managed whilst adhering to Company health and safety procedures.

About you

You will have previous experience of leading events, whilst being commercially focused. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work outside of standard business hours, including working into the early hours, weekends and bank holidays. The role is extremely fast paced, you will be able to keep calm under pressure and ensure that service is delivered to the highest standard.

Benefits

As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful setting, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment including:

* Annual pass plus which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park ride wristbands
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Website - on online purchases
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Vectis Card - on in store purchases
* 35% discount in retail and catering outlets

About us

In addition to three unique venues, West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four-mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200-acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

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