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Assistant Account Manager

Assistant Account Manager

Posted 13 March by Cobham Consulting Ltd Ended

Continued growth means that this company is now seeking an assistant account manager, handling the sourcing and placement of accommodation, conference and event business.

Based in one of their main offices in Tring, the role involves taking accommodation and conference enquiries, contacting venues to assess availability, negotiating rates and terms, and creating proposals to send to the clients and producing confirmations. Team supervision is also required in conjunction with the Account Manager so you will probably have had some similar experience.

Working alongside Account Managers and Co-ordinators, within small teams dedicated to a select portfolio of key blue-chip clients. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, organised and computer literate with good telephone skills. It is likely that you will have had at least 2 years’ experience within the travel, venue, agency or hotel industry, and will be confident dealing with clients, suppliers and colleagues.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. Sourcing conference/accommodation venues for clients, working within a supervised team of coordinators
  2. Tailoring client’s requirements
  3. Liaison with clients
  4. Rate negotiation
  5. Confident telephone manner
  6. Good Word/Excel/Email skills necessary
  7. Knowledge of the hotel industry is an advantage

Why work here…
Annual Salary reward based on performance
Bonus’s and salary awards for exceptional performance
Pension contribution
Parking

Required skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Negotiating
  • Sourcing

Reference: 34675965

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