Venue Sales Co-ordinator

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
£25000 per annum
Sector:
Venues
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
26/05/2017
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
DC/10550

A beautiful historic central London venue seeks a Venue Sales Co-ordinator to join the hospitality team to sell the venue for hire and deliver a full range of hospitality events for both internal and external clients including weddings, parties, conferences, dinners and seminars across a variety of spaces within the venue. You will be involved in contributing to the growth of the department's turnover by applying sales techniques and assisting team members, including 'warm' calling, assisting in relationship marketing, attending networking events and trade shows. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar customer-facing role, with a can-do attitude and the ability to act in a diplomatic and discreet manner.

Main responsibilities include:

* Booking and managing meetings and events for up to 300 guests incorporating dealing with corporate, private clients and internal events.
* Dealing with all client enquiries in a prompt and efficient fashion from conception to the management and delivery of their events.
* Working with the BDM on targeted marketing campaigns and being involved in the planning and execution of promotional events.
* Participating in client networking and promotional events and the manning of industry exhibitions.
* Arranging site visits and providing visitors with building tours and relevant information where required.
* Participating in weekly planning meetings covering all event bookings for the week ahead, communicating changes to catering, AV and facility teams respectively.
* Acting as a mentor to other members of the team in relation to training.
* Responding seamlessly to client requests and ensuring that the needs of clients, Fellows and guests are catered for.
* Working as cover, when needed, as part of the venue's front of house team, ensuring that there is always someone on reception when the building is open

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Diane Carters
Email:

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