Event Catering Manager - Large scale events

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary£30k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExperiential Recruitment AgencyExhibition Recruitment Agency
Contact NameMatthew Rothwell

Job description

Are you looking for a fantastic step up in your career, joining one of London's most iconic venues?


This iconic London based venue hosts a range of ever-growing, eclectic, large scale events such as exhibitions, festivals, live sporting events, concerts, theatre shows and outdoor experiences.

Established nearly 150 years, they have a broad base of interesting clients from both agencies and end users. The multi-purpose venue has both indoor and outdoor space, offering a versatile backdrop for a wide range of business, as well as having an exciting in-house event programme! 


With a growing number of events and existing clients ramping up work, there is now the opportunity for an experienced Event Catering Manager to plan and deliver catering operations across the venues public events programmes, private hires and on site outlets!

This is a broad role that includes:


      Overseeing the catering operation at events and across outlets

Managing resources effectively to achieve financial targets

Line management of internal team members and overseeing agency staff

Working closely with the operations team

Liaising with clients and internal stakeholders throughout

Supporting the development of the wider catering team by monitoring performance and provide feedback

Inputting into the catering budgets and P&L's

Monitoring stock

Managing external catering concessions and vendors


The ideal candidate must have previous experience of managing bars, cafes, and concessions, preferably within a similar large event environment. COSHH and a personable liquor license is desirable but not essential.

In return they offer a whole host of excellent employee benefits including 28 days holiday, tickets to leading events, discounts, as well as the chance to be a part of a nationally recognised venue hosting some of the country's biggest events!

Don't miss this great opportunity - click below to apply!


Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions, and experiential. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all the opportunities that we are recruiting for.


Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities, we are recruiting.

As a specialist events recruitment agency, we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.

We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Vacancy ref: MR12196