Job Vacancies at the Eco Park

Wedding & Events Coordinator

The Eco Park has an exciting opportunity for a Wedding and Events Coordinator to join the team. We are looking for someone to help us maximise our potential, and who has experience of coordinating events of all sizes with multiple moving pieces. You will be working alongside the Eco Park owner and General Manager to organise the fantastic programme weddings and live performance events and to ensure their smooth delivery.

Alongside the year-round Eco Park events calendar, you will be assisting with the site’s highlight of the year, Tropical Pressure Festival, in line with the Sustainability Policy and Action Plan. You will be a part of the crucial operations team, working alongside them to deliver the festival. 

Mount Pleasant Eco Park is a unique venue set on a 42-acre estate, with indoor and outdoor extraordinary spaces to hire, rural workshops, a community garden, wild campsite, and a vegan café at its heart. It hosts music events, festivals, markets, conferences, workshops, and weddings, as well as having its very own print room using the most environmental printing techniques. Located on the hilltop bordering an area of outstanding natural beauty near Porthtowan, there is a focus on community, best sustainable practices, and the natural environment.

Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the team to maximise the income generation from weddings, events, workshops, and business hires that align to our values and complement our busy events schedule. 
  • Forging strong relationships with clients and discovering exactly what they want from their wedding/events.
  • To coordinate and attend wedding days and live events as responsible person, 
  • To assistant the operations team at Tropical Pressure Festival 
  • Design your working hours to deliver events that exceed clients’ expectations.
  • Responding to wedding/event enquiries and hosting viewings.
  • Ensure the delivery of a diverse programme of events to complement the Eco Park’s ethos. 
  • Coordinating the events and gigs from contracting the artists, arranging accommodation where required, fulfilling the requirements of the tech rider, liaising with artists, setting up the venue, and completing Profit and Loss accounts.

Qualifications / Skills

Essential

  • 1-year previous experience coordinating weddings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Negotiation skills and creative problem solving
  • Commercial awareness
  • Attention to detail

Desirable

  • 2 years previous experience in event coordination 
  • Hospitality experience
  • A passion for environmentally sustainable practices within events
  • Impeccable IT skills 
  • An interest in live music and events industry

What we offer:

Job Type: Permanent 

Salary: £30,576.00 

You must be available for Tropical Pressure 5th-19th July 2024

40 hours a week including weekend and evening work when required. 

20 days holiday – plus bank holidays and sick pay, pension (opt out available).

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter explaining why you want to work with us, and a copy of your CV to hello@mpecopark.co.uk

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