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Venue Sourcing Executive

Reference

17043/001

Location

West Midlands

Type

Permanent

Posted On

24/07/2019

Closing Date

21/08/2019

Salary

£ 20,000 to 30,000

Company: Live Recruitment

Phone: 0121 616 3500

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Job Description

VENUE SOURCING EXECUTIVE
WEST MIDLANDS
£NEG

LKS17043

A fantastic opportunity to join a creative events communications agency established for over 20 years.


THE COMPANY

With a quirky office and flexible attitude towards working, this agency is thriving and growing in the events world delivering a large variety of events including large scale conferences, team building, employee engagement, internal communications and incentives in both the UK and internationally. As well as a broad scope of events they also provide the opportunity to work across a range of sectors for a variety of clients.


THE ROLE

Working in the venue sourcing team, this role will involve working closely with both internal Account Managers and end clients to provide a seamless venue sourcing service. Taking a variety of briefs from both sources, no day is ever the same as the team source a huge range of venues across the globe.

Responsibilities include:

*Managing a full venue find brief
*Liaising with clients throughout each project
*Researching venues both UK and internationally for event space and accommodation
*Creating proposals and providing quotations to internal teams and clients
*Using negotiating skills to obtain the best rates
*Building relationships with venues and key suppliers
*Carrying out site visits and attending FAM trips
*Manging the internal venue database
*Working to deadlines and SLA's
*Maximising revenue from commission and meeting financial targets


THE CANDIDATE

This role will suit an organised and professional individual with previous venue sourcing experience ideally from an event agency environment or a thorough understanding of venue/hotel processes and operations. The agency provide excellent progression opportunities so an ambitious and driven candidate would thrive in this busy and fast paced environment.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

Alternatively - forward this role onto someone in your network and take advantage of our £350 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!