• Sally Davies
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Event Operations and Sales Executive - unique venueCity of London, England

Reference: JO0000002424 Type: Permanent Start: 03/07/2017 Industry: Hospitality and Catering

Salary: £23000 per annum + + benefits & commission; ote £30k uncapped

Our client is a unique venue in the city of London with world-renowned meeting and events facilities. They are looking for an enthusiastic events professional to reactively develop and deliver event sales for the venue, then once business has been converted, to act as a consultant for the client to help them plan and deliver successful and profitable events.

Your role will comprise:
Effectively selling event spaces at the venue, liaising with clients on a reactive basis
Taking ownership of an event from the first point of enquiry, through the sale process, managing the planning up to the day of the event, handing over to the Operations team on the day of the event. Once the event has finished, to produce the final invoice and conduct a debrief on the success of the event.
Conduct pricing and contract negotiation in line with the venue's sales strategy to increase the utilisation of event space.
Host clients for site visits, menu tastings, event logistics meetings and other on and offsite hospitality to win business and develop account relationships.
Develop a thorough understanding of the various services offered by the venue, in order to support clients in as much of the event planning as is required).
Work closely with all departments to plan and deliver successful events, with responsibility for producing all the internal documentation required to deliver each event.

The ideal candidate will display passion and drive for the events industry and have some event sales experience, eg. in a venue or events company. Alternatively, you must have a degree and demonstrate suitable transferable skills from previous employment roles.

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