£26,000 basic salary plus excellent benefits
Our client, a prestigious Birmingham City Centre venue is seeking an Event Sales Coordinator to join their established & successful events & conferences team.
The role will involve liaising with new & existing customers with regards to corporate & private event hires, conference & banqueting, profile-raising activity and cultural initiatives.
Key duties will include:
Work closely with the Events Sales Manager, convert leads into bookings – maximising revenue & profitability from opportunities around events
Ensure that event details are accurately recorded – including dates, resources, financial, logistical requests, customer contacts details and quotes on operational systems.
Provide technical information about the Venue’s offer to customers and advise on layout and services.
Ensure that plans are effectively communicated both internally & externally, working closely with the wider events team.
Produce written quotations and contracts
Deputise for the Sales Manager where necessary.
Arrange for the provision of catering & refreshments from nominated suppliers.
Liaise with contractors, security and cleaners to ensure third parties are fully briefed on requirements.
Prepare spaces across the Venue’s portfolio ahead of events & bookings when required
Source equipment and liaise with third party suppliers where necessary.
Liaise with the organiser/client in the planning of their activity (including show arounds, contract creation, layouts, etc.)
Educated to Degree level or equivalent, ideally Events Management, Marketing, Business or Leisure related
Recent experience in a comparable sector or industry, ideally events, conferences and banqueting,
Ideally minimum of two years’ experience in a fast-paced sales role.
You should have great attention to detail, the ability to think and excellent customer service skills.
On offer for this Events & Conferences Sales role is a basic salary in the region of £24,000 plus excellent benefits.
A full job description and list of comprehensive benefits is available on request
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