Seasonal Events Venue Consultant
- Full Time
At ITA Venues, we seek, we find, we match, we MAKE it happen.
We are a unique portfolio of over 40 prestigious venues. From corporate clients to brides and grooms, from event agents to PAs – whoever you are, whatever you need, we’ve got a venue to suit you. We offer a FREE venue finding service within our portfolio and we guarantee a response with 24 hours.
We are linked to these incredible venues by our caterers CH&CO, led by Executive Chef Karen Poynter. The team create fabulous food which matches the prestige of the venues in which they operate.
An exciting key role within a team of eight; responsible An opportunity to take ownerships of the vision and plans to proactively develop this important market within the business.
Ideally, you will have:
- Experience in event sales and marketing
- A personable and friendly approach
- Excellent attention to detail, organisation and time management skills
- Experience in diary management system Rendezvous (or similar)
- Is proactive, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
- Be proactive in dealing with all incoming enquiries to ensure that they are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner
- Innovate and create new theming and entertainment ideas for event packages and manage the relationships with preferred and new upcoming suppliers
- Lead on Christmas and Summer marketing projects with the Marketing Manager
- Proactively seek new business for Christmas and Summer parties
- Lead on external Christmas and Summer website listings and agency relationships
- Attend client events, promotions, trade exhibitions, client entertainment evenings and sales events as required
- Maximise food and beverage sales generation through effective implementation of marketing plans
- Evaluate event package costs, profit and loss, GP’s and budgets
Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned key account management
- Analyse and report on market and competitor activities; provide relevant reports and feedback
- Referral of business across the CH&CO Venues
In return, here's what you'll recieve:
- Salary: £26,000 per annum
- Bonus potential
- Opportunity for career progression