Event Executive

Location
London
Salary
£26000 - 28000 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
DC/10865
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Venues
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Sales Executive
A stunning unique venue in London seeks an Event Executive to join the Corporate Events department with specific responsibility for generating sales and income through corporate event sales.

The role requires the successful candidate to build, establish and maintain a professional portfolio of corporate daytime and other live events, to provide a profitable contribution to the Corporate Events Department.

Person specification
  • Strong experience in a similar role, preferably within a unique venue setting
  • Highly organised and motivated with an ability to work both on own initiative and as a team player, contributing expertise and leadership in a diplomatic fashion
  • Able to work to strategic business plan requirements including a proven ability and evidence of implementing plans, including project management and success measuring
  • Able to develop and promote initiatives to expand the business
  • Able to attract new clients to the venue with proficiency in client presentations, sales calls and new client identification
  • Flexible in approach to hours, input and adapting to change
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal, written and numerate
  • Experienced in liaising with clients across a variety of sectors, managing their expectations to the highest level with a strong customer focus and excellent attention to detail, whilst respecting and adhering to the limitations of an historic venue
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels and evidence of ability to influence decision-making and building excellent rapport with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills, coupled with ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experienced in managing and working with a wide range of event suppliers with the ability to oversee, devise and manage operational procedures to the highest standards
  • Experience of information management, including producing, distributing and presenting information to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to use all MS packages and a CRM and diary packages.

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