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Wedding Coordinator

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Hospitality / Catering
Region:
Bristol/Bath
Location:
Bristol
Salary description:
£24k per year + Benefits
Posted:
23/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Alexander Mae
Job Ref:
KR44414

Wedding Coordinator / Competitive salary + excellent bonus opportunity - £24k incl. OTE

We have a fantastic opportunity for two Wedding and Events Coordinators to join our clients well established team. This beautiful venue hosts events and weddings all year round, and we require an enthusiastic and organised individual, with previous wedding experience

The role will see you building relationships with potential clients over the phone and face to face, converting initial enquiries into bookings going on to co-ordinating weddings. You will be a 'people person' with first class communication skills, a passion for the industry and an ability to build rapport with your clients- the desire to go the extra mile for customers is vital.

The ideal candidate will also be sales orientated and have proven experience in proactively promoting venues to maximise revenue.

The following roles and responsibilities will be required from the individual:

* Answering the telephone in a polite and courteous manner
* Making calls to potential clients
* Dealing with emails and enquiries, responding to all enquiries within 24 hours
* Conducting show rounds and putting together quotations for wedding clients
* Driving sales in line with company targets, liaising with the Sales Manager
* Converting enquiries into sales, ensuring maximum revenues are achieved
* Arranging and conducting pre-wedding meetings with couples, along with menu tastings
* To ensure that all diaries and systems are kept up to date at all times
* Collecting payments and invoicing couples
* Working with and communicating to the banqueting team to ensure the smooth running and execution of all weddings on site. Compile function sheets for distribution to departments
* Office administration such as scanning, photocopying and general administrative duties
* Attending wedding fayres
* Undertaking competitor analysis
* Operational duties on some occasions
* Helping to organise wedding fayres

This is a challenging role for a passionate and dedicated individual, who has excellent attention to detail, a warm friendly personality, and a drive to meet and exceed sales targets.

Previous experience in sales and weddings is essential.

Please note this role includes weekend and evenings work with days off during the week.

Company Description

Alexander Mae are recruitment specialists in Bristol & the South West, whether it's permanent, contract or temporary appointments we can help. We recruit at every level from the first job, returners to work, through to career advancement across diverse industry sectors within the commercial market.

Closing Date:
20/08/2019

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