Conference and accommodation coordinator

Posted 13 March by Cobham Consulting

Continued growth means that this company is now seeking a coordinator, handling the sourcing and placement of accommodation, conference and event business.

Based in one of our main offices in Tring, the role involves taking accommodation and conference enquiries, contacting hotels and venues to assess availability, negotiating rates and terms with the venues, and creating proposals to send to the clients and producing confirmations.

Working alongside Account Managers within small teams dedicated to a select portfolio of key blue-chip clients, the coordinators should be enthusiastic, organised and computer literate with good telephone skills. It is likely that you will have had at least 1 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 required
  6. Good Word/Excel/Email skills necessary
  7. Knowledge of hotel industry 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
  • Proposals
  • Telephone Manner

Application questions

Do you have experience int the hotel or travel industry?
Confident on the telephone?
Excellent negotiation skills?

Reference: 34676152

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