Our client is an AA 4 Star, 72 bedroom hotel in Guildford town Centre with 8 state of the art conference rooms with a suite up to 500 guests.
We are currently looking to recruit for a Meetings and Events Coordinator on an entry level basis.
You will need to be highly motivated to work in an environment where exceeding the expectations of the customer is the minimum standard.
As Conference & Events Coordinator, you will assist the Conference & Events Sales Manager in the day to day running of the sales office. You will oversee a team of 4, look after email, telephone, typing function sheets, arranging meetings and follow ups after a conference or event had taken place. Also assist with being the main point of contact on event days, manage weekend show arounds etc if required.
Key responsibilities: Conference & Special Events Coordinator
Dealing with guests over the telephone
Putting conference dates in the diary
Ensuring marketing promotions run at the right time
Updating and cleansing the database to make sure you're selling to the right people
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
An ability to think laterally (Who is servicing our business at the moment and how could that be improved?)
Sound sales skills
Good organisational and administration skills
Positive attitude and good communication skills
Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
Confident telephone manner
High level of IT skills
Excellent grooming standards
Able to work under pressure, multi task and deal with matters on a priority basis
Be a self-starter and passionate about exceeding results
A natural rapport with people to help you in your day-to-day dealings with the public
Diplomacy when handling complaints
Working 45 hours per week, generally Monday to Friday but will include some occasional weekends.
Scattergood's are acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy. Scattergood's is a specialist Hospitality and Catering agency which provides Temporary and Permanent staff throughout the Surrey and Hampshire area.
In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. Proof of ID will be required in the form of a Passport, National ID Card or Birth Certificate upon application.
For this position, and other live vacancies, please visit our website www.scattergoods.co.uk
It is Scattergood's intention to contact all applicants where possible, however if you have not heard from us within 5 days, please assume you have not been successful at this stage.
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