Venue Sourcing Specialist

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AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
Up to £28000 per annum
Event Management Agencies
City of London
ESP Recruitment
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A rapidly growing full-service international events agency, which work across multiple sectors and a variety of projects daily, are looking for a Venue Sourcing Specialist to join their team.

They focus on growth through learning, development and mentoring.

Celebrating success and recognising hard work has been a lifelong occurrence, and this includes their elaborate annual Christmas and Summer parties. Wellbeing is important and they promote a healthy work life balance along with subsidised activities to keep you active. No week would be complete without the traditional Friday lunches or the afternoon open bar.

Job description:

* You will help to deliver venue searches for key clients across a variety of events both in the UK and internationally.
* You will be responsible for developing client relationships including face to face meetings. You will already have good venue knowledge and continue to proactively expand this knowledge and to build strong relationships with 3rd party suppliers

* Taking client enquiries
* Venue sourcing locally and internationally
* Rate negotiations with venues
* Database management
* Preparation of costing proposals
* Confirmation of bookings
* Keeping updated on local venue and industry trends
* Screening venue inbox emails received and identifying new relationships
* Managing all commission rates and preferred supplier partners securing and negotiating rates.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Strong background in venue finding or event logistics will enable you to hit the ground running
* Experience and understanding of international sales and liaison, keeping communications free-flowing and natural
* An interest in working on conferences within the tech and HR sector would be a plus
* Ability to multitask, working on multiple projects at a time in a fast pace environment

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Liz Sinclair

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