Sales and Events Coordinator

Location
London
Salary
£26000 - 26000 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
DC10205
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Venues
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Sales Executive
This unique venue in central London is seeking a Sales & Events Coordinator to join their commercial events team and deliver increased revenue and occupancy for their conference and meeting spaces. Reporting to the Director of Commercial, your key objective is to manage existing and new enquiries from the charitable, government, agency and corporate sectors, to generate additional business and to ensure that all client events are delivered to an exceptional standard. Some of your responsibilities will be to:

  • Respond quickly and efficiently to all incoming sales enquiries
  • Work in close collaboration with other staff to develop and conduct marketing activities to effectively promote the available spaces
  • Liaise with clients to ensure that all aspects of their events are properly understood, advising as appropriate if arrangements need consideration
  • Liaise with external suppliers where necessary to deliver the event
  • Ensure that appropriate contracts are produced and distributed in a timely manner and that adequate systems are in place
  • Work in close collaboration with other members of the Commercial team and provide support and cover where necessary
  • In conjunction with the marketing team develop marketing collateral in all appropriate formats and media to ensure effective promotion of the meetings and conference space




The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar venue offering conference and events space and with reactive sales and event coordination. You will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of event planning, excellent communication skills, be highly organised and be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook, ideally qualified to degree level.