Conference Booking Consultant

Recruiter
Location
York
Salary
Market related
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
JD/21287
Contact
Jacky Docherty
Job Type
Full Time

Venue Finding and Conference Booking Consultant

For a busy conference, meetings and events agency with a growing travel division, sourcing facilities all over the UK and overseas for a number of large blue-chip and government accounts.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Ideally minimum of 1 years experience within a busy office
  • Enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a passion for good customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, efficient and organised
  • Good computer skills (MS Office and databases)
  • Able to work on own initiative, under pressure and with flexibility
  • Ability to problem solve

Key tasks will be:

  • Taking and developing a full brief for a venue find projects
  • Producing accurate client proposals
  • Negotiating with a range of UK and European venues
  • Supplier liaison and negotiation
  • Maintaining an accurate client and venue database
  • Travelling where necessary for inspection trips and familiarisation visits
  • Develop and build good relationships