Sales and Event Coordinator

Recruiter
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Up to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
SDX/RF474051/RM
Contact
Ms Ruth Mullin
Job Function
Administration
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for someone to join the Sodexo team at the Royal Botanic Gardens, this role involves working with our customers, promoting the venue and understanding all their event requirements. This role would suit a passionate, organised individual who has excellent administration skills and a confident proactive manner.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship, RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the Rugby World Cup.

For more information on the company see Careers in Sports and Leisure

Package description

Up to £22,000 + Benefits

Main responsibilities

This role will involve a lot of administration, handling enquiries about events, attending meetings and showing potential customers around this excellent venue. Handling enquiries coming into the business you will ensure all event files are accurate and the wider team is kept up to date with all event details. You will provide the kitchen with weekly food sheets and attend operational meetings to update Event Managers. You will also track payments and monitor communication to customers whilst maintaining strong relationship with our Client, customers and suppliers. 

Ideal candidate
  • Excellent working knowledge of excel, word and windows package
  • Good administration skills
  • Experience of working in events / events administration
  • Great interpersonal skills with both internal and external clients
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and best way to use is an advantage