Sales & Events Co-ordinator (venue)

£25000 - 26000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Calling all event sales and planning staff! I have an excellent opportunity for an accomplished events professional in an exciting central London meeting space

The Company

A sustainable, modern central London meeting and events venue with an enviable location close to the banks of the river Thames. A real social enterprise company that invests events profits back into the local community. With high repeat business, a solid reputation and a broad client base, this exciting conference and events centre boasts beautiful open spaces and a top roof terrace!

The Role

The role will be responsible for the full process of enquiry and contracting of events to the centre through to pre-event preparations. The successful candidate will be consistently liaising with clients, suppliers and staff to ensure all aspects are covered for each individual client and maintaining administrations of booking systems, contracts, event sheets and reports.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Respond to and follow up on all inbound event enquiries
  • Promote facilities to new and existing clients
  • Liaise with clients on event planning making sure all details are understood and accounted for
  • Brief internal teams (operations) for successful event delivery
  • Occasionally duty manage events onsite

About You

You are an experienced sales and events candidate with solid experience in a busy sales environment ideally in a conference or events business/venue. With a proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets you have excellent customer service and relationship management skills which make you an exceptional client facing professional.
  • Previous experience in a sales/events planning position (ideally conferencing/meeting spaces)
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • Highly organised and able to effectively prioritise
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal)
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Computer literate - MOffice, databases, event booking software

This is a very exciting, highly sought after opportunity with a fantastic company which will go very fast! If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the "Apply" button now