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Sales & Events Administrator - (historic London venue)

E6965/b

£22.5k pro rata + overtime

LONDON

Events

Venue

Temporary/Contract

Job Description

6 month contract - asap start - Historic and beautiful London venue is looking for a bright, well presented Events & Sales Administrator to join their events team on a six month contract.

THE COMPANY
Stunning, iconic, historic London Grade 1 listed venue, used for high profile corporate events and award ceremonies, concerts, special events as well as prestigious City Livery events.

THE ROLE
You’ll be joining a busy and passionate events team – who deliver over 500 events each year at this stunning venue.  Working alongside this team, and at this amazingly beautiful venue, will give you fabulous events experience.  All the events they do are of the highest quality, for very prestigious organisations and top coporate companies, and use the varied iconic spaces offered within this historic setting.  As Sales & Events Administrator you will:

  • Be first point of contact for enquiries related to hire of venue, including promoting the venue and advising how it’s varied spaces can be utilised to best fit their requirements
  • Arrange and conduct site visits with prospective clients and suppliers
  • Co-ordinate venue diary and scheduling
  • Event Admin -  support Events Manager with pre-event admin and co-ordination, including producing signing in and function sheets, maintenance of event files, checking all paperwork eg contracts, risk assessments, payments, schedules
  • Assist at events (nb overtime is paid for evening and w/e event work when required)
  • Undertake other varied support duties

THE CANDIDATE
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual, who will be able to prioritise a diverse workload and work flexibly.  Confident to deal with client showrounds, and pro-actively engage with incoming client calls, high quality written and oral communication skills,  well presented, with strengths as a team player, good interpersonal skills and computer literacy essential.  Some events experience needed, and some experience of venue diary management would be ideal.   You’ll be looking to develop your events career, and you’ll have a passion for events.

Key requirements:

  • High standard of English, both written and oral
  • Well presented, confident to deal with clients on phone and face to face for show rounds
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Some previous experience in event environment
  • Good IT and excellent admin skills, attention to detail, numerate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of venue diary management/scheduling would be ideal
  • Smart professional appearance as this role includes working at formal and very high profile events
  • Flexible to work some evenings for events, and occasional weekend work at events
  • Team player, enthusiastic

This is an excellent opportunity for an Events Administrator to work in the most beautiful of settings, and to gain experience in delivering a range of high profile events and to learn and develop their skills.  This is a fabulous historic venue – so  if your experience and interests match the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply” now.