Events and conferencing sales exec needed in London £18.50ph ref 5173508
Full time hours on a temporary basis.
About Us Hosting a range of corporate events, conferences, film and TV productions, and exhibitions.
The Role Working closely with our Senior Sales Manager, you’ll generate bookings for these three iconic venues. At heart, this role is about creating a good impression and then delivering on our promises. One of your most important tasks will be to explore and understand the needs of potential clients, then respond with carefully tailored information and timely quotes. You’ll be required to conduct site visits to sell the venues and actively promote additional services and identify upselling opportunities in order to increase revenue. You will manage the invoices and finances for each event and ensure all accounts are cleared in a timely manner. You will liaise with external suppliers, including AV companies, set-builders and caterers and ensure adherence to the health and safety regulations for each venue. In addition, you will also be involved in marketing activities such as maintaining our client database, attending promotional events, writing media releases, and updating the conference and events microsite.
About You You’ll bring substantial experience in the events industry, including time in a sales and marketing role, and will be used to working to team targets. Exceptionally well-organised, with a strong customer service ethic, you’ll be ready to work flexibly under pressure to meet the changing needs of our clients. Creative thinking is often vital, especially in responding to current pandemic restrictions. You’ll also be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be ready to learn our Windows-based booking and client management system. Strong written and spoken communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build rapport with different people. In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.
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