• Sally Davies
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Meeting & Events Sales CoordinatorLondon, England

Reference: SD051801 Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Hospitality and Catering

Salary: Up to £24500 per annum

Description:
Our client is a prestigious venue hosting a range of corporate events in central London. They are seeking a Meeting & Events Coordinator to work as part of the events sales team and actively promote the Venue through smart negotiation with clients to maximise income per event.

You will be responsible for:
Act as a primary point of contact for external clients for events of up to 200 delegates
To respond to incoming event enquiries with a full proposal in a timely manner and follow-up To assist the internal bookings diary & events coordinator on new enquiries, site visits & final details
To work with all our clients to ensure that we understand their event & offer the best meeting/event space, AV & catering for their event.
To have a clear understanding of the diary management of rooms at the venue including those for internal bookers only.
To manage the diary by chasing provisional holds and to put together and issue accurate contracts to clients ensuring they are returned promptly
Conduct and arrange site inspections with clients, as appropriate
To be responsible for ensuring that all client booking sheets are correct and informative and that all client needs are confirmed in writing no less than 10 days prior to the event
Meet the client on site & complete follow up calls with all event organisers
Work with clients post event to rebook them for their next event.
To up sell additional menu items and AV facilities to clients to maximize revenue
To comply with data protection legislation and act responsibly on matters of data disclosure both internally and to third parties.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate:

Educated to A' level standard, or equivalent
Minimum of 1 years' experience in a similar role
Well-presented, with good spoken and written English
Excellent customer service skills and awareness
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Good negotiating skills
Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload with minimal supervision
Competence in the use of MS Word and Excel
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends where required.

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