Conference & Events Co-ordinator ~ Leicestershire

Recruiter
Arbour Resources
Location
Melton Mowbray
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Melton Mowbray / Leicestershire

Meeting & Events Co-ordinator

18K Neg

+ Excellent benefits package including company benefit scheme, pension and meals on duty.

Stunning Country House Hotel situated close to Melton Mowbray with bespoke amenities for both the Leisure & Corporate markets offering state of the art Conference & Event facilities alongside a thriving Wedding Business

This is a great opportunity to join an operation that genuinely values their staff and can offer personal training & development opportunities to meet your career goals

Conference & Banqueting to 200 / 50 Weddings PA (Often Exclusive)

40 Hrs PW - Mainly Mon - Fri (Rotared around the office opening times of 8.30 to 6.00) - Occasional Saturdays / Exhibitions / Fam Trips so flexibility to business needs is required

This is mainly an office based role working within the Conference Sales Office

Role Description :

To join the conference office team and follow the booking through from initial contact to completion.
You will report to the Conference Office Manager
Managing conference diaries & function sheets
Meeting and solving problems and queries
Meeting & exceeding guest expectations at all opportunities
Meeting & Greeting Guests / Showrounds
Meeting Customer Requirements To Bookings

To ensure event details (Conference, Weddings & Events) are clearly established and delivered, through liaison with the clients before their arrival, during their stay and after departure.

To communicate the client’s needs to the rest of the operational team to ensure that these needs are met.

To assist the sales team in carrying out their function.

Manage the bookings from the point of contract ~ working closely with the Sales Consultant, Sales Manager and Business Development Manager.

Ensure the correct booking details are understood ~ co-ordinate and action all requirements of the booking.

Explore all opportunities to up-sell food and beverage items, room hire etc

The Event Planner is responsible for administrating, communicating and distributing final details to all departments and to notify any changes.

Provide the accounts department with an accurate appraisal of event charges and be available to assist accounts with any client invoice queries.

Be able to conduct effective client inspection visits / Meet & Greets

You will need to come from a Hotel / Conference Sales Office background with a good understanding of the logistics of meeting & event co-ordination / planning

Our Client is highly regarded within the Industry and genuinely care and invest in their staff. Training opportunities are addressed at regular Appraisals

If you feel that your skills match this vacancy, then we would love to hear from you

More detail can be offered on successful application.

Due to the number of applications we receive we will only be able to contact you should your skill set and experience match our clients requirements.