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Events Coordinator - Travel and Tourism

Job Title: Events Coordinator - Travel and Tourism
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Up to £24000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1187
Contact Name: Sarah Railton
Contact Email: sarah.railton@handle.co.uk
Job Published: January 20, 2020 16:43

Job Description

An Events Coordinator position has recently become available at an organisation within the travel and tourism industry. They are seeking a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join their busy team on a permanent basis.

As an Events Coordinator, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting Marketing Director with event invitation processes and the set-up of event registration systems, event web-sites and event marketing and data collection communications
  • Managing all aspects of event registration
  • Point of contact for delegate enquiries
  • Maintaining and updating Event database/s
  • Producing regular registration reports
  • Providing sponsorship administration support to international sponsors.
  • Communicating regularly with international sponsors to ensure that sponsorship packages are delivered
  • Liaising with event host to manage 'sponsor exhibition area'
  • Liaising with event host to manage the allocation of delegate accommodation and complimentary flights
  • Assisting or leading event projects as required
  • Assisting Events Director with event budgets as required
  • Providing event production, operations and logistics support to Events Director as required
  • Providing event administration support to Events Director for event tendering processes and liaison with potential event host.
  • Attending site visits to event locations
  • Attending selected events, to manage and provide support all tasks outlined in event marketing, administration and management on-site

To be successful, you will ideally have the following skills/knowledge:

  • High level of IT literacy to provide basic support functions
  • Experience within the Travel Industry advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing sensitively and professionally with senior level contacts
  • Experience of managing projects and budgets
  • Fluency in a second language would be an advantage
  • High level of organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to build good relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Please get in touch or apply now to discuss further!

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