ASSISTANT CONFERENCE MANAGER

Salary: £21,000 – £23,000

Location: Tring

Job Type: Permanent 

 

The Role:

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. Team supervision is also required in conjunction with the Account Manager so you will probably have had some similar experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing conference/accommodation venues for clients, working within a supervised team of coordinators.
  • Tailoring client’s event requirements
  • Liaison with clients once venue proposals have been sourced
  • Rate negotiation with hotels/venues
  • Confident telephone manner required
  • Good Word/Excel/Email skills necessary
  • Knowledge of hotel industry an advantage
  • Capable of supervising Co-ordinators and deputising for the Account Manager during their absence.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within the travel, venue, agency or hotel industry.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Organised.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good telephone skills.
  • Confident dealing with clients, suppliers and colleagues.