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Sales and Events Coordinator

  • Job reference: ALT 130
  • Location: Camden, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: I'm looking for somebody from a sales background looking for a new challenge in event coordination. This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious person looking to build their skill set and advance their career working for a company which provide care and support to thousands of people in the local community. As the Sales and Events Co-ordinator you will be the main point of contact for conference centre customers in order to deliver professional conference and meeting events. You will be responsible for selling conference spaces and packages to prospective customer to increase revenue for the company. All profits go back into the business to help the local area. You will be given training for this role but it is vital that you are able to work using your own initiative as well as having previous experience working in sales in particularly cold calling. You must be able to complete occasional evening and weekend work.
Key Responsibilities
* You will present and sell the company conference centre event packages effectively to external customers to maximise event revenues.
* You will operate as the main contact point during internal and external events.
* You will source new business via cold calls, strategic marketing, direct mail and canvassing campaigns.
* You will maintain a high level of product knowledge and awareness of the company's products and packages.
* You will ensure smooth running of the venue, liaising with contractors and suppliers, ensure that all venue bookings are administered and all appropriate equipment, catering and signage is in place.
* You will input all inquiries onto the Rendezvous booking system.
* You will record all financial information relating to conference bookings on the appropriate spreadsheet.
* You will provide excellent customer service at all times, co-ordinate visitors and customers, handle and enquiries or issues and be available at each event to troubleshoot any problems.
* You will liaise with speakers, exhibitors, conference organisers and delegates as necessary regarding event requirements.

Experience/Qualification:
* Proven sales skills in order to drive an increase in venue bookings.
* Planning and delivering events or large meetings within a commercial setting.
* Ability to communicate and engage with customers, colleagues and partners effectively both verbally and in writing.
* Willingness to work flexible hour's dependent on the business needs.
* Excellent administration, organisational and IT skills including Microsoft packages.
* Relevant Level 3 qualification or relevant experience.
* Certified First Aid at work.
* IOSH Managing Safely and working safely.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Amber at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to amber.tabiner@servicecare.org.uk