De Vere

Conference and Events Co-ordinator

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Location
De Vere Oxford Thames
Salary
£23000
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Job Type
Full Time

What is the main purpose of the role?

Reporting to the Conference Planning Manager, you will assist the conference and events sales department to co-ordinate and maximise conference and event enquiries and bookings to maximise revenue. You will build strong relationships with your clients through regular contact by telephone, e-mail and in person. You will also actively seek client feedback and sales leads wherever possible. All bookings will be made via our in-house system, creating written confirmations & function sheets.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone with previous hospitality or conference & events sales experience. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels are essential.

To be successful in this role, you’ll be highly organised with an eye for detail and you’ll thrive working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Given this role will involve using our booking system, it would be high beneficial if you have used Opera before however this is not essential.

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