• Sally Davies
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Meeting & Events Sales Executive - unique venueLondon, England

Reference: SD020317 Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Hospitality and Catering

Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + plus benefits and discretionary bonus

Our client is a prestigious and unique sporting venue with excellent corporate event function space. They are seeking and enthusiastic events professional to assist the Sales Manager and Head of Sales with promoting the space as a major Meetings & Events venue. You will be responsible for:
- Developing and maintaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the venue's offerings in order to advise clients of all options available relevant to their particular requirements.
- Developing and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the venue's food and beverage offerings.
- Managing the conversion of enquiries for new and existing clients into confirmed business and thereby assisting in the expansion of new business.
- Responding promptly and appropriately to all incoming enquiries and providing potential clients with accurate, information tailored to individual requests.
- Ensuring all prospective clients are contacted on a regular, structured basis with the aim of securing confirmed business.
- Conducting show rounds with prospective clients.
- Maximising all up-selling opportunities.
- Maintaining and increasing revenue from allocated new client/agency accounts.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
- Passionate about working in the events industry.
- Strong customer focus with the ability to achieve and maintain an exceptional level of service at all times.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to represent the Meetings & Events Department to a wide range of people and organisations.
- Strong administrative experience.
- Tact, discretion and the ability to work quickly under pressure maintaining a high level of accuracy and detail.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.
- Flexibility with respect to working hours.
- Some major venue sales experience is a distinct advantage.

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