Commercial Events Officer

Location
London
Salary
£ - 24500 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
06 May 2018
Ref
DC/10923
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Venues
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Sales Executive
One of London's well known venues and visitor attractions seeks a Commercial Events Officer to work with the Commercial Events team. You will help to secure, maximise and identify new opportunities of income potential from commercial venue hire for commercial events.

You will have significant experience of proactive sales in a unique venue, managing budgets and be target driven and ambitious.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a vibrant cultural venue with some incredible benefits.

Role objectives

To work with the Commercial Events team to:
  • Secure commercial venue hire income against a set target.
  • Maximise income potential from all venue resources.
  • Enhance the reputation of the venue as an events venue, by delivering high quality events.
  • Form part of the central events service the Commercial Events team provide to the Development Department for a wide range of cultivation events.
  • Promote, manage and coordinate all aspects of the venue's events.


Main responsibilities
  • Work with the Commercial Events Manager and Head of Commercial Events to ensure that all financial targets are met or exceeded.
  • Work within the strategic sales business plan outlined by the Head of Commercial Events.
  • Help to develop the commercial use of the venue's site and its buildings as a venue for conferences and general hire, including commercial filming & photography, and to ensure that the venue's facilities are promoted in an accurate and appropriate manner.
  • Be responsible for the coordination and implementation of Commercial & Development events, both internal events and private hires, including venue booking and set-up, room dressing and catering, client liaison and follow-up, to ensure the successful delivery of all events.
  • Be a point of contact for enquiries relating to venue hire and commercial filming and photography. Provide necessary information to interested clients, conduct site visits and actively sell the venue spaces.
  • Ensure, where required, that method statements and risk assessments are provided by clients and approved by the Health and Safety Manager to comply with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Organise any facilities (ie security, cleaning, electricians) required for the event and manage the fees for this accordingly.
  • Work with Commercial Events Manager and Head of Commercial Events to coordinate all aspects of marketing venue hire at the venue.
  • Liaise with Development to maximise the income generating opportunities for the venue in areas including events, sponsorship and membership.
  • Manage staff allocated for specific events as required.

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