EVENT SALES EXECUTIVE - VENUE

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
11 Aug 2019
Ref
16892/003
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
MM16892

A unique and exciting opportunity for an Event Sales Executive to join an iconic, unique and well-known venue in London selling multifunctional event space.

THE VENUE

Based in West London, this unique and unusual venue has a venue hire capacity ranging from 400 - 1500 with two levels of multi-functional space. They have organised and hosted a range of events from conferences, dinners, receptions, parties and launch events for private and corporate clients.

Offering a consultative service they strive for high standards and excellence at all times for every client. They pride themselves on having a fantastic venue and an experienced events team flexible enough to carter for all types of events.

THE ROLE

This interesting venue is now looking for an Event Sales Executive to join their team and play a key role in converting enquiries into events through developing relationships with a range of clients. You will be a central point of contact for all clients and enquires into the venue as well as supporting the events team.

As the Event Sales Executive, you will be responsible for;
  • Following up all inbound enquiries via email, telephone and the website
  • Proactively identify new sales leads
  • Researching organisations and potential new markets
  • Conducting site visits
  • Liaising direct with the client at all times
  • Putting event proposals together
  • Briefing the event team on the proposed event
  • Working with external suppliers
  • Being on-site at events to greet the client
  • Taking post-event feedback


THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for the Event Sales Executive role you must come with similar experience within a venue or hotel. You will have a proven track record of consistently achieving targets. Candidates who have worked within an event supplier converting enquiries will also be considered.

Most importantly you must have great planning and communications skills and have the confidence and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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