CONFERENCE & GROUPS CO-ORDINATOR

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Ref
LV130
Contact
Lee Van Staden
Job function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
GROUPS & CONFERENCE CO-ORDINATOR
TRAVEL COMPANY, MANCHESTER

We're recruiting for an exciting new Groups & Conference Co-ordinator position, with a very successful travel management company in Manchester city centre.

Main duties include the processing of conference and groups requests, any amendments/cancellations to existing bookings, plus supporting the event delivery team in the management of event programmes.

Other key duties include:

*Sourcing event space and destinations
*Booking group accommodation
*Negotiate terms of business with suppliers and customers
*Research
*Handling enquiries from a wide range of customers
*Responsible for delivering the most cost effective solutions
*Solve any issues with groups or events bookings


Candidates for this Groups & Conference Co-ordinator vacancy should have the following skills and experience:

*A good understanding of events and the planning of them
*Superb attention to detail skills
*A high level of accuracy
*Good destination knowledge (worldwide)
*Great telephone manner
*A confident communicator and negotiator
*Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
*Flexibility
*Good IT skills

Click to apply for this Groups & Conference Co-ordinator vacancy in Manchester.

Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel recruitment consultancy with offices in England, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates, but we may retain your details on our database and consider you for future openings.

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