We love to celebrate our talented team members, so our ‘Meet the Team’ series is the perfect opportunity for you to get to know a little more about what makes each of us unique.
Today we are happy to introduce the newest member to WeddingDates – Aoife Kelly. Aoife joined us at HQ at the end of July as the Sales & Account Manager. A former hotelier herself, having worked at prestigious venues like Fota Island Resort and The Shelbourne in Dublin, she is well-versed in the busy weddings and hospitality industries.
Get to know some fun facts about Aoife below and then give her a nice warm welcome – we know she can’t wait to chat with you!
What is your title/position?
I am the Sales and Account Manager.
How long have you been with WeddingDates?
Just one week!
What’s the biggest lesson you’ve carried over to your current role from working in hotels?
Learn to prioritize your tasks. It’s very important to balance your time in front of the laptop and meeting your clients.
What is your favourite part of the job?
Getting to meet new people every week.
What is your favourite or least favourite wedding trend you’ve seen over the years?
My absolute favourite trend would be wedding dresses with pockets.
What are your hobbies/interests outside of work?
Swimming and yoga and trying to do couch to 5k.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a Forensic Scientist.
What are your guilty pleasures?
Friends and Pizza
What is your favourite movie and/or book?
Do you have any special talents or gifts?
I can play the Cello.
What are some of your favourite ways to spend a weekend?
Going out for brunch and catching up with friends and family.
Name one thing you’d like to check off your bucket list and why.
Island hopping in Greece. The picturesque towns, blue skies and waters!
If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead) who would it be and why?
Steffi Graf. I’m a tennis fan!
If money was no object, what would be the first thing you would buy?
I would definitely buy a house.