EVENT SALES ADMINISTRATOR - AGENCY

Location
London
Salary
£ - 18000 per annum
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
15736/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Sector
Agency
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
EVENT SALES ADMINISTRATOR - AGENCY

LONDON

£18,000



SP15736



Are you looking to get a foot in the door in an event agency?



THE COMPANY



Our client is one of the UK's largest and fastest growing event agencies! They deliver a range of exciting and memorable events across Europe and they work with some of the biggest household name brands.



THE ROLE





Due to growth and new client wins we are now looking for an Event Sales Support to join this dynamic and energetic team and deal with incoming event enquiries. Supporting the sales team you will also get involved in venue finding and sourcing suppliers for larger events.



You will also be required to manage the administration process for making the bookings regarding the events with the event suppliers, accommodation providers and third parties where required.



You will be given the opportunity to learn sales and account management skills alongside event management skills, enabling then to determine whether client engagement or event logistics is the more suitable avenue for their career.



Key duties:



* Act as first point of contact for all incoming enquiries via phone and email

* Managing and answering customer enquiries over the phone, by email and face to face

* Updating bookings and customer records in the relevant systems

* Venue sourcing

* Rate negotiations with venues

* Fam trips

* Database management

* Working to processes and timeframes

* Preparation of costing proposals

* Confirmation of bookings

* Keeping updated on local venue and industry trends



THE CANDIDATE



Candidates must be familiar with event support including venue finding and event sales administration as well as have excellent negotiation skills be highly organised and confident in your approach



If you are a proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload then we need you!



In return this agency will give you the chance to work on some high profile projects internationally and learn from some of the best in the industry.



Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential, production, marketing and digital markets. If this position isn't what you're looking for please go to our website for the latest vacancies and to register, or if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £250 referral scheme

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