Sales and Events Coordinator


Posted: 11/07/2018
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Salary: £ 20,000 to 30,000

Sales and Events Coordinator - London - Permanent - £ 20,000 to 30,000 - Job ref: DC/11007

An opportunity has arisen for a Sales and Events Co-ordinator within this stunning Grade II listed venue in Central London. Reporting to the Event Sales and Marketing Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Take enquiries, provide quotes and help to maximise the conversion of sales in order to hit monthly and annual targets to support the venue in its charitable aims.
  • Provide efficient and professional event planning to support external, internal meetings and events.
  • Diary management for events including enquiries, site visits, liaising with internal and external suppliers including catering, AV, Facilities etc.
  • Understand the client's needs and respond to them with tailored information and timely quotes to maximise conversion rates. Promote the venue to prospective clients, deliver site visits as required and upsell the venue and its associated event services e.g. catering (in-house) and AV as appropriate.
  • Build relationships with new clients in order to obtain repeat business and pro-actively contact previous clients to maximise sales opportunities where possible.
  • Account manage new and existing relationships by providing an excellent standard of service in all aspects of your dealings and exceeding client expectations.
  • Support the Events sales and Marketing Manager to successfully deliver the marketing plan by contributing to research, generating marketing material, attending event exhibitions and networking initiatives to generate leads.

Person specification

Excellent standard of verbal and written English Grammar

Degree educated or qualifications relevant to sales and event planning, or qualified by experience.

Experience

Previous experience of working in an event or hospitality environment.

Experience of specialist events booking systems and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Experience of achieving sales targets for venue hire or a similar environment.


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Expiry Date: 08/08/2018
Contact name: Diane Carters
Contact phone: 020 7299 2960