Events Assistant Birmingham

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Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£22000 per annum + Great company with progression
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Ref
18759
Contact
Helen Cassin
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experienced & driven Events Assistant looking for a new, exciting challenge? Events Assistant required for this hugely successful, busy & growing Corporate Travel and Sport management company to work within their events team located in Birmingham. You can expect to be working on some of the largest sporting events worldwide within the great new role!


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The core duties within this exciting Events Assistant role, working for this award winning, busy sporting and event management company is sourcing facilities all over the UK and overseas and running successful events for some of the worlds largest sporting events. This business have an excellent track record with a turnover in excess of £42M and ambitious growth plans for the future.

Due to continued client wins, we are looking to recruit an Events Assistant to join our vibrant team.

Responsibilities include:
* Providing event support and assist with all aspects of the management of the hotel bookings for large, worldwide sporting events.
* Using the ability to build relationships with clients, understand customer requirements, be flexible and interpret situations are key.
* Delivering a range of logistically challenging events, both in the UK and abroad, covering a variety of event types.
* Carrying venue finding for the larger enquiries that require logistical support.
* Attending client meetings and following up on action points in a timely manner.
* Developing effective relationships with clients, suppliers and team members.
* Understanding client business structure, products, policies and key personnel.
* Attending events and to be flexible to be able to work on site with full accommodation paid for
* Delivering full onsite event support and assisting with management and co-ordination of logistics and onsite team.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Being successful in this fast paced work environment, you must be motivated, organised, have strong attention to detail and excellent customer services skills. The ideal candidate will possess the experience of Event or Hotel Management, ideally with an agency background and knowledge of hotel operations. You must demonstrate your Enthusiasm, willingness to learn new systems and processes with a passion for good customer service and use excellent communication skills, be efficient & organized, possess good computer skills (MS Office and databases) and be able to work on your own initiative, under pressure and with flexibility. Language skills would be an advantage but not essential.



THE PACKAGE:
In return there is a competitive salary on offer in the region of £22k and working in a fun environment within a small (but growing) team, opportunity to travel, regular external training and the opportunity to develop within a fast moving team.


INTERESTED?
If you're keen to be considered for this exciting role, within this extremely strong, successful business please send your CV to helenc@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen on 0121 450 9776 or simply click 'apply'




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