CONFERENCE AND ACCOMMODATION COORDINATOR - Hemel Hempstead

Recruiter
Rise Recruitment Ltd
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CONFERENCE AND ACCOMMODATION COORDINATOR - Hemel Hempstead

Our client is one of the premier venue finding agencies in the UK. They are seeking coordinators who will handle the sourcing and placement of accommodation, conference and event business.

Overview:

The role involves taking accommodation and conference enquirers, contacting hotels and venues to assess availability, negotiating rates and terms with the venues, and creating proposals to send to the clients and producing confirmations.

Working alongside Account Managers within small teams dedicated to a select portfolio of key blue chip clients, the coordinators should be enthusiastic, organised and computer literate with good telephone skills. It is likely that you will have had at least 1 years experience within the travel, venue, agency or hotel industry, and will be confident dealing with clients, suppliers and colleagues.

Job Description:

1.Sourcing conference/accommodation venues for clients, working within a supervised team of coordinators

2.Tailoring client’s event requirements

3.Liaison with clients once venue proposals have been sourced

4.Rate negotiation with hotels/venues

5.Confident telephone manner required

6.Good Word/Excel/Email skills necessary

7.Knowledge of hotel industry an advantage

Salary, Working Hours and Benefits:

Salary range is £16 to £19K starting for this role according to experience. We do take cold starters with the right background at the starting level.

20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.

We have additional benefits - paid overtime, NEST pension.