Events Executive

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Location
Huntingdon
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Events Executive
£18000 - £20000 on experience
Hunting Area Hotel

Our client are looking for an experienced events person to join their team.

The Event Executive is responsible for incoming enquiries, from conversion through to seamless transition to operations for event execution and back to sales. The Event Executive provides excellent customer service through every element of the event or group enquiry, utilizing strong selling skills.
Prepares all event documentation and coordinates with all relevant hotel departments and the customer to ensure consistent, high level service through pre-event, during event and post event. Recognizes opportunities to maximize revenue, conversion and drive repeat business. The Event Executive takes personal responsibility to adhere to sales and event brand standards for enquiry handling, event planning, pre & post-event.

Experience

Background in customer service role, sales, event management ideally within an hotel environment preferred

Skills and Knowledge

Effective sales skills
Knowledge of meetings & event management
Effective communication (verbal, listening, writing) and negotiation skills
Strong customer development and relationship management skills
Strong organization skills
Knowledge of contract management and legalities
Knowledge of menu planning, food presentation and banquet and event service operations
Knowledge of event technology products and services
Knowledge of current trends in event management and event technology
Knowledge of overall hotel operations as they affect department
Ability to execute against an agreed event and group strategy

For further information please apply or call and speak to Dan.