Senior Sales and Events Executive
Unique London Venue
£32-35k plus bonus (Mon-Fri 9-5.30)
I am looking for a sales and event planning superstar for a unique venue within the heart of London, my client is ideally looking for someone within a hospitality background who also have experience in conferences and corporate events.
·To manage and convert venue enquiries and sales opportunities
·To generate and contribute sales, which will achieve venues, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual budget, profitability targets and deadlines.
·To maximise all revenue opportunities
·To co-ordinate commercial and internal events within the venue.
·To have an understanding of the venue sales targets and to work towards all sales strategies.
·To ensure adherence with the company’s sales process and guidelines. Receive incoming enquiries and to convert them into confirmed events with pipeline opportunities for repeat and new business.
·To maintain clean and up-to-date events pack with room capacities, floor plans, seasonal menus and imagery.
·To meet with prospective clients and show them round the venue facilities.
·To assist and help build the venue proactive strategies, venue representations, entertainment and promotional activities.
·Follow-up sales leads, support in the creation of sales appointments, FAM events, exhibitions and group activity – on/off site.
·To assist with function sheets requirements including audio visual equipment, flowers, linen and entertainment (where necessary) and obtain quotations to send to clients for confirmation.
·To quote and negotiate with suppliers for audio visual, flowers, linen and entertainment (where necessary).
·To greet clients on arrival making sure that the event is as they require, and ensuring that any on the day changes are passed on where necessary, to the operational team.
·To liaise with the client about their event including up selling and special requirement checks.
·To actively chase outstanding deposits
·To ensure all statutory health and safety and fire regulations are undertaken as requested by The Venue
If this sounds like you please send a copy of your CV to us today.