Conference Booking Consultant

Location
York, North Yorkshire
Salary
£15k - £17k plus excellent benefits
Posted
24 Aug 2016
Closes
24 Sep 2016
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is 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 clients. They have a successful track record and ambitious growth plans and due to a number of successful client wins, they're now looking to recruit an experienced Conference Booking Consultant. Previous conference booking or venue finding experience is essential for the role, along with the ability to manage your own projects and accounts whilst supporting others in your team. Good knowledge of UK and European conference destinations and experience with MICE booking tools would be advantageous and in return, our client can offer an attractive package including a competitive starting salary of up to £17k plus a generous 24 day holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) and other excellent benefits.

For more information on this fantastic new Conference Booking Consultant role, please contact us today for a confidential chat or apply online.

Role of Conference Booking Consultant:

  • Taking and developing a full brief for 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 strong relationships

Skills required for the role:

  • Previous conference booking or venue finding experience
  • Enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a passion for good customer service
  • Excellent rapport and relationship building skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, efficient and organised
  • Good communication and computer skills (MS Office and databases)
  • Able to work on own initiative, under pressure and with flexibility
  • Ability to problem solve

If you’re interested in learning more about this great new Conference Booking Consultant role, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

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