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Event Designer

LOCATION: Leith, Edinburgh | SALARY: £23k | TYPE: Full time

Experienced in sales, love events, proactive and creative?

We are Heritage Portfolio Limited, a specialist caterer working for discerning clients in buildings of distinction with the aim of helping our clients to create an experience beyond food. Established in 2002 our client list includes many of Edinburgh and Scotland’s finest venues and we provide great parties and special events, as well as running fantastic cafes within leading visitor attractions.

We are now seeking an Events Professional to join our Events team.

You will be responsible for supporting both the sales and planning function as a member of the Heritage Portfolio team in Edinburgh, based at our Head Office.  On a daily basis you will be handling client requests, creating appropriate proposals in response to initial enquiries, following up all enquiries in a timely manner and ultimately converting enquiries into confirmed events, issuing contracts and planning the event.

Together with the Sales & Events Manager you will be tasked with working closely with your venue clients, developing the events business in order to achieve the annual budget.

You will have the opportunity to interact with a like-minded team across our range of heritage venues including some of Edinburgh’s and Central Scotland’s most prestigious Castles, Palaces, Stately Homes and buildings of distinction.

Applicants must have:

  • A track record in the hospitality industry, preferably in the luxury market
  • Proven experience of converting business
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and written
  • Proven experience of relationship development
  • Confidence to work with a wide range of clients

The position is a permanent contract and will be based in Edinburgh. The successful applicant will be subject to a security vetting process.

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Heritage Portfolio Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Please note that if you have not been contacted within four weeks, you have not been selected for interview. Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered.