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Wedding & Events Planner

 

£21,927 per annum

37 hours per week, Shifts vary from 8am to 8pm and include weekends.

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Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art are very excited to be offering up the opportunity for a person with a real passion for weddings to join our team as Weddings and Events Planner. 

Baltic is housed in a former flour mill on the historic banks of the River Tyne in Gateshead. A dramatic landmark building, the gallery hosts an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions and events. The building is home to several dramatic spaces for ours couples big day. River Terrace on the ground floor boasts an urban city backdrop with an exclusive outdoor terrace. The award-winning Rooftop, located on the top floor, showcases jaw-dropping panoramic views of the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides. The gallery is fully licensed to host ceremonies in any of its spectacular spaces.

 

As Weddings and Events Planner, the successful candidate with be responsible for the following duties:

  • To perform wedding and event show rounds and send quotations to close sales
  • To work towards and surpass wedding and events sales targets
  • To conduct wedding and event meetings with clients and create contracts with them.
  • To work with the Events & Café Executive manager to organise events such as wedding showcases and open days
  • To work closely with our recommended wedding suppliers
  • To work with the Events & Café Executive manager to develop new sales strategies and marketing campaigns
  • To promote the venues using our social media accounts
  • To assist our happy couples with every aspect of their wedding from their first show round to the big day itself.
  • To ensure each wedding and event is perfectly organised and executed to the highest standards.
  • Invoicing clients in a timely fashion to secure bookings and final payments
  • To respond and reply to all client enquiries in a timely and professional manner

 

Our ideal candidate will have experience of wedding sales, be creative and innovative, have prior experience of running weddings and events to the highest standard, have excellent customer service skills, great organisational skills, exceptional food service skills alongside also being a good leader and team player.

 

Closing date: Monday 13 February, 23:59pm

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 27 February, date TBC

For details on how to apply for this role please email recruitment@balticmill.com or call on +44 (0)191 440 4903.

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Events Manager

£24,357 per annum

40 hours per week, Shifts will vary, they will include evenings and weekends.

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Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art are very excited to be offering up the opportunity for a person with a real passion for hospitality to join our team as Events Manager.

Baltic is housed in a former flour mill on the historic banks of the River Tyne in Gateshead. A dramatic landmark building, the gallery hosts an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions and events. This role oversees private functions ranging from private parties, conferences to weddings and you will have responsibility for room set up as well as ensuring that your team are fully briefed and organised prior to a function. You must be well presented with excellent communication and leadership skills, as the role will be working front of house and liaising with clients on a day-to-day basis. Reporting to the Events & Café Executive Manager you will ensure that together, the team are motivated and trained to meet the highest levels of guest care as you lead by example.

As the events manager, the successful candidate will need the following attributes:

  • You will be able to complete a wide range of activities requiring clear communication, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • You can work well under pressure, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of an event.
  • Be customer focused and consistently delivering excellent customer service with an informed, friendly and effective approach.
  • To constantly exceed guest expectations, delivering the highest standards of customer service, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be friendly, smiley, sociable and welcoming to our customers, to create a great atmosphere
  • Be confident and self-motivated, demonstrate a passionate commitment to the business.
  • You will welcome and embrace change, with a positive attitude and a desire for personal growth.

 

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Interpret the event plans accurately and ensure the customer’s stated expectations are met.
  • Attend Event and Wedding final details meetings, ensuring that information is carried seamlessly from planning to operations.
  • Overseeing event delivery, ensuring all details are addressed and delivered to the guest’s specification.
  • Ensure that rooms not in use are in an appropriate state for show-rounds of potential customers, either by prior or chance appointments.
  • Be present to meet and greet customers checking requirements and passing on relevant information (e.g. fire evacuation procedure, message system, etc.).
  • Promote additional sales/selling up whenever possible.
  • Be aware of company policies which affect your department.
  • To ensure that the department creates a professional impression to customers and team members.
  • To always follow procedures for food and beverage controls.
  • To assist with maintaining and improving departmental operating standards.
  • To assist with and suggest new promotional opportunities to enable departmental sales to meet and exceed budget.
  • Helping prepare staff rotas with respect to the needs of the business. Must lead by example and role model the expected behaviour’s while projecting a sense of urgency in responding to guests needs.
  • Stock GP control daily / weekly / monthly in line with budget %
  • Raising purchase orders and placing orders.
  • Other duties as specified by the events & café executive manager to reflect the needs of the business.
  • Work together with the team to ensure that the business is the best it can be
  • Be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload
  • Supervise, train and develop others. Support, encourage and motivate others

 

Closing date: Monday 20 February, 23.59pm

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 6 March, date TBC

For details on how to apply for this role please email recruitment@balticmill.com or call on +44 (0)191 440 4903.

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Facilities Manager

37 hours per week

Application Deadline: Wednesday 14th February 2023, 23:59 BST

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 27th February 2023, date TBC

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has exhibited the work of over 500 different international artists and has welcomed over 8 million visitors since opening in 2002. BALTIC is housed in the former Rank Hovis Flour Mill built in 1950. Ellis Williams Architects, London oversaw the redevelopment into BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

The internal floor area covers 9979m² including a shop, café, rooftop restaurant, library, archive, viewing terraces alongside four galleries and performance and event spaces.

We are recruiting for a Facilities Manager to work within this iconic North East building. This role involves managing the effective operation and support of BALTIC’s Building and IT infrastructure, including the provision of a user support help desk.

Coordinate and document a programme of maintenance to ensure that all life safety systems are tested and maintained, and that all tests and records are in line with relevant legislation, regulations and British Standards as programmed by Head of Facilities and Building Services Supervisor.

The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently as part of a team, supervise others and demonstrate a real commitment to customer service. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to deal with a range of situations in a positive and professional manner with a range of key stakeholders, and providing support to the Head of Facilities and Head of IT. You will have previous experience of Facilities Management or a Health & Safety background.

Key information

Reports to: Head of Facilities with matrix to Head of IT

Direct reports: Facilities Supervisor, Facilities Technician, Facilities Apprentice.

Salary: £29,616

Working hours: 37 hours per week; we offer a flexitime scheme

Place of Work: Your usual place of work will be BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA with the opportunity to work from home up to one day per week.

Annual leave: You will be entitled to 25 days paid annual leave plus standard bank holidays.

Benefits: 30% discount at BALTIC’s shop, 20% at Six restaurant and discounted menu at BALTIC’s Café/Bar, Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme

Place of Work: Your usual place of work will be BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA with the opportunity to work from home up to one day per week.

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Must have eligibility to work in the UK.

BALTIC is committed to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We are inviting people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. We encourage applications from those who consider themselves as having a minority representation in this field.

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Facilities Technician

£24,357 per annum

37 hours per week

Application Deadline: Tuesday 14th of February 2023, 23:59 BST

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has exhibited the work of over 500 different international artists and has welcomed over 8 million visitors since opening in 2002. BALTIC is housed in the former Rank Hovis Flour Mill built in 1950. Ellis Williams Architects, London oversaw the redevelopment into BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

The internal floor area covers 9979m² including a shop, café, rooftop restaurant, library, archive, viewing terraces alongside four galleries and performance and event spaces.

We are recruiting for a Facilities Technician, with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience to work as part of the Facilities Team within this iconic North East building.

This role will involve ensuring BALTIC is maintained and operated to a high standard, including support for events, exhibitions and activities in the building and off-site as required.

The ideal candidate will have practical experience of mechanical and electrical systems including IT systems, and have knowledge of modern building management systems. You will have good communication skills and a real commitment to customer service.

This position involves working on a rota basis including weekends, evenings & bank holidays.

Key information

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Salary: £24,357

Contract duration: Permanent

Working hours: Full time 37 hours per week

Place of Work: Your usual place of work will be BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead.

Annual leave: You will be entitled to 25 days paid annual leave plus standard bank holidays.

Benefits: 30% discount at BALTIC’s shop, 20% discount at Six restaurant and discounted menu at BALTIC’s Café/Bar, Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: Tuesday 14 February, 23:59pm

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 27 February, date TBC

Apply via this Submittable link 

Must have eligibility to work in the UK.

BALTIC is committed to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We are inviting people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. We encourage applications from those who consider themselves as having a minority representation in this field.

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