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Rothamsted Research

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Meeting and Events Supervisor

Salary Details:
£25,000 per annum
Work Area:
Closing Date:
07 Nov 2019
Overview Of Role

Are you passionate about delivering great food and quality service? If so read on….

The Conference Centre team at Rothamsted Enterprises, based on the Rothamsted Research Harpenden Campus, have a varied and interesting new role for a Meeting and Events Supervisor. This is an exciting time to join our team as we gear up to increase the occupancy of our beautiful facilities. We are looking for an experienced candidate who has managed events and teams previously and is passionate about the events industry, excited about joining a growing business and who thrives in a fast-paced ever-changing environment!

The Meeting and Events Supervisor will support the successful delivery of all events including meetings, large international conferences, public and private events and weddings as the business requires, working as part of a wider events team. 

You will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating temporary staff and will work closely with the Front of House Manager to develop existing processes, procedures and product ranges. You will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and work under your own initiative, be an excellent communicator and have the ability to prioritise and be proactive. You will have excellent attention to detail and understanding of the clients’ needs.

We offer the following to the successful candidate:

  • No split shifts!
  • Time off in lieu for any overtime worked
  • Fantastic personal learning & development opportunities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life insurance cover to 3 times salary
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holiday entitlement

Previous applicants need not apply.

About The Company

At the heart of agricultural research, Rothamsted Enterprises are a new and unique hub focused on promoting collaboration and innovation by partnering with commercial agricultural technology businesses and opening up the research process. 

Rothamsted Enterprises are a part of the Rothamsted Research campus, located in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, served by excellent transport links to London and the rest of Europe.
Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.