Meetings & Events Coordinator

Location London
Discipline: Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £27500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Chloe Marsh

Job ref: 10722
Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

MEETINGS & EVENTS COORDINATOR


CENTRAL LONDON


MONDAY TO FRIDAY


Up to £27,500 + SUBSIDISED LUNCH + HEALTHCARE + EXCELLENT BENEFITS


THE OPPORTUNITY
We're recruiting for an experienced Meetings & Events Coordinator to join a well-established business located in the heart of Central London. The successful candidate will be based at the companies head office and will be working within the company's Corporate Reservations department.
The Company has an impressive list of Large Corporate clients and you will be responsible for handling their reservations enquiries, providing quotations, showing clients round the venue, confirming bookings and more importantly providing first-class customer service at all times.
This marketing-leading organisation offers excellent training & career development making it one of the best companies to work for in the sector. The perfect opportunity if you'd like to join a fast-paced business where you can truly make a career for yourself.

THE MEETINGS & EVENTS COORDINATOR ROLE:

  • Managing the bookings diary for the venue to maximise income and efficiency
  • Handing reservations enquires by Phone and Email
  • Dealing with individual & group bookings
  • Understanding the client's needs and ensuring the correct property is selected in terms of location, facilities, budget and grade of property
  • Ensuring a high conversion of enquiries to bookings by providing an informative and professional approach
  • Preparing booking confirmations to the client and ensuring all special requests are passed to the property in advance of booking
  • Liaising with the Sales & Finance teams about existing accounts and the individual properties
  • Working to ensure that all enquiries are handled promptly and that all confirmations are set within ample time
  • Updating and maintaining the reservations systems, processing bookings and ensuring all contact information is correct
  • Attending regular training & development sessions to enhance your career

THE PERSON:

  • Must have 12 months experience within a fast paced meetings & events, events assistant, events coordinator, corporate hospitality, hotel, venue, conference, events sales, meetings sales, or reservations role
  • Computer literate with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and computerised reservations systems

TO APPLY:
We are progressing suitable candidates to interview shortly for the Meetings & Events Coordinator position, therefore, if you are interested and have the right experience then please send your CV for immediate consideration

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