Seasonal Events Venue Consultant

CH&Co Group
ITA Venues
Competitive and great benefits
29 Apr 2019
22 May 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
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

The role:

  • 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