Meeting Planner / Venue Find Consultant

Prospects 4 Travel
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Meeting Planner / Venue Find Consultant, London, £23k

Our client is a Global Event Management Agency. They are currently looking for a Meeting planner / Venue Find Consultant to deliver all the venue finding requirements within Pharmaceutical client account. You will forge and develop relationships across all levels of the M&E business imparting best in class market knowledge of meeting facilities and providers and thus supporting clients key objectives in meeting arranging.

The responsibilities of the Meeting Planner / Venue Find Consultant are as follows:

  • To maximise client revenue through up selling and promotion of the company’s services.
  • To ensure cancellations are managed in line with the company’s standards and procedures
  • To maximise all income opportunities and to be actively aware of commission rates, preferred partners securing and negotiating enhanced levels wherever possible.
  • To undertake face to face meetings with clients as and when required to do so
  • To coordinate venue visits for the client and where necessary arrange for you to accompany them
  • To adhere to Client Specific Service Level agreements (where required).
  • Update client Starcite system with all required information during the life cycle of an event for strict company compliance & client reporting purposes.

The skills required for the Meeting Planner / Venue Find Consultant are as follows:

  • Previous experience of working in a groups position within the travel or events industry
  • Good understanding of UK and European Hotel product
  • Word / Excel / PowerPoint and general IT skills essential
  • Strong multi-tasker who works well under pressure and can easily deal with short lead requests
  • Accomplished and confident negotiator
  • Able to self-motivate
  • Creative, open-minded and willingness to adapt
  • Articulate
  • An excellent communicator & team player