Functions Manager

As Functions Manager at Hugh McCann’s, Newcastle, Co.Down. You will direct and motivate our team through the today to today functions we have! From Christenings to Birthday parties, from communions to confirmations, your role will require you to organise and train staff, correspond with the Head Chefs and ensure our customers are receiving the best service.

Also, you will assist in the daily run of our weddings. From ceremonies, to dinner you will oversee the production of the day and experience the journey with our couples.

You will handle the full run of everything on the day! You will ensure that all staff have full awareness of the event and understand what their responsibilities are for the day. Maximising their delivery and service.

The role is 40 hours per week on a 5 days out of 7 basis. Some evenings will be required.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 2/3  years experience in a similar role essential i.e  Events Coordinator/ Function Manager
  • Superbly organised with outstanding attention to detail
  • Smart and professional standard of personal presentation
  • Be performance driven and focussed on delivering a 5 star service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be enthusiastic and flexible
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests

Applicants Must Have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous event planning experience
  • Time-Management
  • Initiative, Enthusiasm, Flexibility, Degree in Event Planning/Hospitality (preferred)


  • 28 days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme

We endeavour to respond to all applicants, but should this not be possible, please assume you have been unsuccessful if we have not been in touch after 3 weeks.

Job Type: Full-time