Event Sales Coordinator at University Arms
Salary: £25,168 per annum
Type: full time
University Arms is Cambridge’s original hotel, dating back to 1834 and recently fully re-imagined, renovated and refurbished after a 3-year redevelopment at the hands of renowned Architect John Simpson and Interior Designer Martin Brudnizki.
The property consists of 189 design-led bedrooms, complemented by Parker’s Tavern, a high-end, quintessentially British restaurant & bar by award winning local chef-restaurateur Tristan Welch, along with the adjoining library and bar. Our 272 metres square Ballroom rivals the college dining halls, and offers beautiful views across Parker’s Piece through floor to ceiling stained-glass windows, it is truly an unrivalled event space in the city.
Completing the property are our 2 newly created treatment rooms, with products by Aromatherapy Associates, offering a new luxury experience for Cambridge.
As a member of the Autograph Collection, the property will appeal to those seeking hotel experiences that leave a vivid imprint and lasting memories every time they travel.
WHAT THE ROLE INVOLVES:
This role sits within the Sales and Marketing department and involves the complete handling of events from beginning to end. This includes: quoting and handling incoming enquiries; sending proposals; contracting; conducting site inspections and full event detailing. The coordinator role also has an administrative element that includes creating function sheets, posting charges and conducting client follow-up to ensure event satisfaction.
The role will work on pro-active projects to generate new leads to build a pipeline of future business and ensure growth.
The is an exciting and varied role but requires the ability to be able to juggle a number of projects whilst paying great attention to detail.
WHO WE LOOKING FOR:
·An outgoing, energetic, confident personality with the ability to work independently as well as part of a lively and extremely busy team
·Exceptional attention to detail required
·Customer service experience required
·Hospitality experience, including knowledge of Opera, sales and catering, preferred
WHAT’S ON OFFER: As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team in an exceptional property, the position, comes with:
·Meals on duty
·28 days paid leave (pro-rata)
·On-going training & development
·Staff Discounts in-house & with local companies
·Room and F&B discounts at over 6,000 hotels of 30 renowned brands in 122 countries
If the above sounds of interest to you then we would love to hear from you. Please apply by forwarding a copy of your current CV.
In line with the requirements of UK immigration legislation all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documentary evidence of eligibility to work will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. If you do not already have the right to live and work in the UK please do not apply as we cannot help with obtaining the relevant visa.
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