We are recruiting for an Event Manager

Exciting opportunity to join the Bell Events team!! We have a position for a full time Event Manager to join our team based in Somerford, Congleton. 

Working alongside a small team, you will assist with a wide range of corporate events and incentive enquiries by carrying out venue searches, negotiating with venues and managing the administration process involved from proposal to confirmation. This role will also require the candidate to look for new business opportunities and to develop and maintain new & existing client relationships. 

You'll need to be able to work in a small team, be proactive and have the ability to build relationships with both clients, suppliers and colleagues.
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If you are interested in the position please send a detailed CV and covering letter to laura@bell-events.co.uk 


THE ROLE

Duties will include:-
* Venue sourcing (throughout the UK and internationally)
* Developing client relationships to encourage repeat business 
* Business development 
* Building relationships with hotels and suppliers 
* Arranging and attending site visits
* Attending FAM trips
* Preparing client proposals 
* Negotiating rates with venues
* Keeping updated on venue and industry trends
* Assisting with the management of social media accounts
* Assisting with the general day to day running of the office 
* Data input
* Assisting with accounts 
* Reporting to the director 

Travel opportunities are endless with an extensive list of invitations to experience hotels and destinations, both in the UK and internationally

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this Event Manager role we are looking for candidates who have the following skills and specifications:- 
* MUST have previous venue finding experience 
* Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
* Strong negotiation and networking skills
* Good team member with excellent public relation skills
* Acute attention to detail
* Strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Good numerical skills & financial awareness
* Experience managing clients and own diary 

Start date: April 2020 
Salary dependant on experience

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