Conferences & Events Coordinator

Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
10 Feb 2019
12 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Conferences & Events Coordinator to join our clients friendly and professional team. Working on a variety of meetings, conferences & group travel within a small team you will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of these events from assessing requirements & venue finding to sending proposal ideas, event management, logistics, travel documents and reconciliation.

As a strong multi-tasker you will be able to manage simultaneous events and work closely with clients and suppliers. Confidence and great attention to detail are an asset.

Within a leading travel management company, the team covers a variety of events for the business world – so if you’re a solution-finder, efficient under pressure with proven event coordination skills then this could be a great role for you.

Your career begins here, duties include:

* Preparing Proposals

* Venue finding and liaison

* Supplier Negotiations

* Confirmation of bookings

* Travel and accommodation booking

* Working to budgets

* On-site assistance where necessary

* Client confirmations & contracts

* Dealing with bookings from initial enquiry thru to completion of project.

* Attend client meetings & presentations where appropriate

* Other ad-hoc event duties including administrative support where necessary.

Essential Experience

* Operational experience of handling group bookings thru from initial brief, budgeting, directing the event, on-site and debriefing.

* Good knowledge of Excel, Word and Powerpoint

* CVENT – good working knowledge (training can be given)

* A Knowledge of Galileo CRS, BT Reservations, Group Fares & Ticketing is helpful but not essential.

* Venue & Hotel Finder tools e.g. Venue Directory, Conferma (training can be given)

* Client and supplier negotiation experience.

Generous benefits including career progression, pension and travel perks along with a lucrative salary are on offer

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