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Events Manager

Events Full time

Heckfield is a living place: a Georgian family home lovingly restored to its classic origins and rewoven into 400-acres of Hampshire. Elegantly evolving, resolutely natural, we’re a beautiful piece of English history that redefines the idea of a hotel.  

Are you an experienced Events Manager looking for a challenging position in the hospitality industry? Our team is seeking a dynamic and friendly individual to join us as an Events Manager. As an integral part of our team, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing memorable events for our clients. If you are organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about creating unforgettable experiences, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in event planning and execution in luxury Hotels
  • Hospitality degree and international experience
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to manage multiple events simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both Team members and clients
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as required.
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to go above and beyond to exceed client expectations.


  • Plan and deliver high-quality events for clients including weddings, corporate meetings, and social events.
  • Report to the Director of corporate Sales & Events and work closely with the F&B Events team.
  • Manage budgets and expenses related to event planning.
  • Coordinate with vendors, contractors, and suppliers to ensure an efficient and seamless planning process.
  • Supervise and lead F&B/events staff, including event coordinators and bartenders.
  • Ensure events are executed in accordance with client expectations and company policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients to ensure repeat business.
  • Create customized proposals and presentations to win new business and secure client contracts.



·       Service charge (Allocation for 2022 was £7,500+ per annum / per person based on full time hours) 

·       Increased holiday allowance

·       Vitality healthcare cover

·       Employee assistance programme

·       Life assurance scheme (from day one, covering up to 2x your annual salary)

·       50% F&B discount when dining in our restaurants

·       Company sick pay

·       Enhanced maternity pay

·       Enhanced paternity pay

·       Recruit a Friend bonus (£1000)

·       Monthly employee recognition scheme

·       Annual employee parties

·       Free staff meals

·       Daily briefings with the team, including food tasting – opportunities to work with the Home Farm

·       50% discount on Wildsmith Skin products

·       Heckfield Plus - online discounts

·       Discount with Hunter Boots

·       Christmas gift

·       New baby gift

At Heckfield we pride ourselves on providing training, development and a chance to progress within the company.  If you would like to work in a collaborative and creative environment, please email [email protected]