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Charlotte
Venue Sales & Event Planner - London

Salary: £28,500

The Company

Our client is a charity providing an extensive programme of meetings for doctors and other professional allied to medicine. Working in a team environment the venue sales and event planner will be primarily involved in promoting the service and facilities of the venues.

The Role

• To professionally sell the service and facilities
• To work with existing clients to develop further business via account penetration.
• To maximise the conversion rate from enquiry status to contracted event
• To work effectively within the Events team to ensure that all meetings and events planned by the events office are properly organised and efficiently run.


Role Responsibilities:

• Work in Rendezvous to enter new business enquiries that you receive from meetings and events
• Respond to enquiries received by phone, email or in person within 2 hours and follow-up these enquiries within 3 working days via efficient administration of the business leads
• Arrange site visits for every new client gained and conducting subsequent show rounds
• To ensure that clients receive full attention to detail throughout the event including regularly updating the Booking Confirmation with accurate details and information for both the client and the service providers
• Inform guests of constraints of both of the buildings and environments i.e. licenses and noise restrictions at the earliest opportunity
• Discuss with prospective clients their catering and audio visual requirements with confidence and recommendation on food and wine matches
• Contact clients with Terms and Conditions and set out deposit structure


Essential Skills & Requirements:

• At least 3 years' experience in a commercial sales environment
• Proven track record in event planning within a medium sized venue
• Demonstrable success in face-to-face negotiation
• Professional client administration
• Sales and negotiation skills
• Exceptional organisation skills with attention to every detail
• Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
• Degree in event management or 3+ years' experience in a conference sales environment
• Good product knowledge


Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

Venue Sales & Event Planner - London

Salary: £28,500

The Company

Our client is a charity providing an extensive programme of meetings for doctors and other professional allied to medicine. Working in a team environment the venue sales and event planner will be primarily involved in promoting the service and facilities of the venues.

The Role

• To professionally sell the service and facilities
• To work with existing clients to develop further business via account penetration.
• To maximise the conversion rate from enquiry status to contracted event
• To work effectively within the Events team to ensure that all meetings and events planned by the events office are properly organised and efficiently run.


Role Responsibilities:

• Work in Rendezvous to enter new business enquiries that you receive from meetings and events
• Respond to enquiries received by phone, email or in person within 2 hours and follow-up these enquiries within 3 working days via efficient administration of the business leads
• Arrange site visits for every new client gained and conducting subsequent show rounds
• To ensure that clients receive full attention to detail throughout the event including regularly updating the Booking Confirmation with accurate details and information for both the client and the service providers
• Inform guests of constraints of both of the buildings and environments i.e. licenses and noise restrictions at the earliest opportunity
• Discuss with prospective clients their catering and audio visual requirements with confidence and recommendation on food and wine matches
• Contact clients with Terms and Conditions and set out deposit structure


Essential Skills & Requirements:

• At least 3 years' experience in a commercial sales environment
• Proven track record in event planning within a medium sized venue
• Demonstrable success in face-to-face negotiation
• Professional client administration
• Sales and negotiation skills
• Exceptional organisation skills with attention to every detail
• Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
• Degree in event management or 3+ years' experience in a conference sales environment
• Good product knowledge


Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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