Sales & Events Officer

Sales & Events Officer

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    £26,650 per year

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    Dagmara Wolosiuk-De Paula

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    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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A great opportunity has arisen for a Sales Events Coordinator for a College based in central London. This will be a maternity cover for approximately 12 months.

Salary: 26,650 per annum
Deadline: ASAP
Location: London

Key responsibilities:

To be the first point of contact for the events department. To provide professional, clear and accurate information when liaising with clients and stakeholders when taking enquiries and providing quotes or information.
To meet and exceed monthly and annual revenue targets by ensuring the conversion of sales are maximised thereby supporting the College in its charitable aims.
To provide knowledgeable and effective event planning and delivery for external and college meetings and events.
To support the Event Sales & Marketing Manager in maintaining and raising the College s event business profile and other initiatives that go to continually improving our offer.

Person specification:

Working within a venue hire events team with experience of event Sales, event planning and event delivery (E)
Using an Event CRM system (E)
Event Admin e.g. keeping records up to date, dealing with correspondence, providing of quotes and contracts (E)
Demonstrable experience of achieving sales targets in an events environment. (E)
Good general office and administrative skill set with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint) (E)
Of the Event booking system Rendezvous (D)
Of working across a wide variety of event environments (e.g. weddings, filming, hospitality etc.) (D)
Of managing and negotiating high value bookings from initial enquiry all the way through to a successful event delivery. (D)
Pro-active with attention to detail and ability to problem solve and work well under pressure in a time sensitive environment. (E)
Highly organised with good time management skills, able to juggle multiple responsibilities. (E)
A people person who enjoys offering excellent customer service (E)