Job: Senior Venue Finder / Account Manager at Absolute Venues
About Absolute Venues: We are one of the UK’s leading Venue Finders, based in Hale for over 20 years. We specialise in delivering Meetings, Conferences and Accommodation bookings, in UK, Europe and worldwide.
We are looking for an experienced, positive individual to further develop their career in the Events / Conference sector .
The successful candidate will be required to provide an effective and proactive administrative function relating to all events and to efficiently collate our client requirements in order to deliver the highest levels of customer service. We work on the Gratis / Venue Directory platform which training will be given if required.
As a senior manager, ideally you will be from a Hotel / Conference or Agency background. You will need to be able to work under pressure whilst demonstrating exceptional attention to detail. You will also need to be able to work across several events at the same time and prioritise your own time.
Key responsibilities will include:
This is an exciting and very interesting opportunity to develop this department and contribute towards a growing business. Events are hard work but have amazing rewards!
The applicant should be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, be highly motivated with excellent negotiation and communication skills along with excellent time management skills.
You will work closely with our key clients, developing, nurturing and maintaining excellent relationships across all levels of the M&E business.
Researching and obtaining quotations from Hotels & Venues, producing accurate client proposals, sourcing event locations throughout UK, Europe and worldwide. Rate negotiations with hotels, & Venues working to processes and time frames to deliver fully detailed proposals.
The successful candidate will have impeccable organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people both inside and outside the organisation and enjoy working as part of a small team. You will be highly customer focused, and have an excellent command of English language both written and orally. This is an exciting opportunity for a pro-active candidate with a can-do attitude and outstanding attention to detail.
Days: Monday - Friday
Salary: Competitive salary for an experienced person
Small friendly office
Discounted rates at Hotels
Please send CVs to Sallie Watson-Harris: email@example.com