Conference and Events Co-ordinator

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Admin, Secretarial
South East
£10.08 to £10.08 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £10.08 per hour
Compass Group
Job Ref:

Conference and Events Co-ordinator

Looking for a new opportunity as a Conference and Events Co-ordinator? A step towards your new career? Or maybe you want to move up a level and take on more responsibility?

Look no further as we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, multi-talented and highly skilled Conference and Events Co-ordinator to join our team.
Package description
£10.08 per hour. 40 hours per week.
The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
Discounts at various high street stores

Main responsibilitiesThe successful Conference and Events Co-ordinator will undertake the following duties:

To process sales enquiries for Space Conferences at the University of Sussex and to actively work as part of the local and national sales team to increase and enhance revenues.

Proactively selling the facilities at the University of Sussex by various techniques and always aiming to meet customer needs and exceed customer expectations.

To consistently ensure the highest standards of accurate and timely customer, staff and management information.

To ensure all sales administration is accomplished effectively & accurately in order to provide a seamless handover to the operations team.

Ideal candidateThe Ideal Candidate will have:

GCSE Incl Maths & English 
At least 2 year’s experience within a hotel, venue or MICE agency
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer literate and confident in MS Excel; Word and Outlook
Ability to inspire customer trust and confidence
Ability to deal both on the phone and in electronic communications effectively with clients and venues and to gain support of internal colleagues
Passionate about hospitality, sales and customer service
Ability to multi-task, think fast and to deliver solutions to customer requirements

About the companyChartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Ben Hopkins

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