WMSP Venues Deputy Manager...

Hours: Contract: 40 Hour week - Fixed Term (12 Month) Work pattern: Vary to meet business needs (includes evenings and weekends)

Duration: until 31st Jul 2023

Description: West Midland Safari Park has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our diverse management team, in the role of Venues Deputy Manager on fixed-term 12 month contract.

With three unique venues, including a stunning Georgian Manor, a whole host of occasions will be part of the entertainment. Whether it's a wedding, a corporate dinner or a night dedicated to Elvis, you will create outstanding memories for our guests leading all team members to reach the highest standards of customer service.

Your role will be responsible for the co-ordination of events, leading the successful delivery of venue hire and public events, working closely with the Venues Management team to ensure that all venues hire and public event requirements are delivered to the highest standard.

You will work in collaboration with the Venues Management team to review events delivery, managing the client process, and ensuring event requirements are fulfilled, delivering event schedules to the Venues Team ahead of setups and breakdowns in a timely manner whilst maintaining the the departments consumables stock management.

You will develop and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external, leading with the recruitment and on-boarding of Venues team members, monitoring both individual and team performance.

About you

Experience in a similar position within a hospitality environment leading events is essential, the role is extremely fast paced and you will be able to keep calm under pressure and ensure that service is delivered to the highest standard.

You may already hold a personal licence and first aid qualification or be willing to undertake this training, which will be provided by the Company.

As with all accommodation/hospitality roles, you will appreciate the requirement to be flexible in your approach to working outside of standard business hours.


As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful setting, you’ll also receive a range of perks to employment including:

• WMSP Annual Pass which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park wristbands, and free entry to our sister site Drayton Manor Park.
• 29 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) with an added day after 5 years’ service
• 35% Discount in our retail and catering outlets and off park special events.
• 24 Hour access to free welfare platform – wellbeing advice, online doctor, prescriptions and counselling.
• Online retailer discount portal.
• Free onsite parking.

About us

West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four-mile safari drive-through, walk-through exhibits and theme park area. This unique location also hosts three amazing private hire venues and now offers the chance to stay in a mixture of luxury lodges with an up-close and immersive wildlife experience.

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