Senior Meetings & Events Co-Ordinator

Portlaoise, Laois
EUR30000 - EUR35000 per annum
16 Nov 2023
14 Dec 2023
Roisin Higgins
Job Type

Senior Meetings & Events Co-Ordinator

Our client - A leading 4 Star Luxury hotel in Portlaoise are currently seeking a Senior Meeting & events Coordinator to join their growing sales team.
As the Senior Meetings & Events Coordinator at this prestigious 4-star hotel, you will play a crucial role in orchestrating and executing seamless meetings, conferences, and events. You will be responsible for ensuring exceptional service and creating memorable experiences for their guests. If you are looking for a diverse and inclusive work culture, then this role could be a great fit for you.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary-Up to 35k+ DOE
  • Employee Bonus Share Scheme
  • Career Progression and Development Opportunities
  • Free access to onsite Gym facilities and all meals included.
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Uniform provided.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Staff Room Rates in their Sister Property hotels.

The ideal candidate:

  • Are you proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM system. Hotsoft is an advantage but not essential?
  • Do you have experience working in a high-octane work environment?
  • Do you have 2 Years experience in event planning and coordination, preferably in a hotel or hospitality setting?
  • Do you have strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills?

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with clients to understand their event requirements and preferences.
  • Coordinate and plan meetings, conferences, weddings, and other events, ensuring all details are handled with precision.
  • Create and manage event timelines, ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Collaborate with other departments (catering, housekeeping, etc.) to coordinate logistics and fulfil event requirements.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to understand their needs and preferences.
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients throughout the planning process.
  • Ensure client satisfaction by anticipating and addressing their needs promptly.
  • Assist in the sales process by providing clients with detailed event proposals and cost estimates.
  • Upsell additional services and amenities to maximize revenue opportunities.
  • Work with the sales team to achieve revenue targets and contribute to the overall success of the department.
  • Communicate effectively with internal departments to ensure all staff is aware of event details and requirements.
  • Attend regular meetings with the sales and events team to discuss upcoming events and address any challenges.
  • Proactively identify potential issues and provide solutions to ensure smooth event execution.
  • Address and resolve any challenges that arise during events promptly and professionally.
  • To attend trade shows, promotions etc. if required to represent the hotel.

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are excited about an opportunity to contribute to a fast paced working environment on a Busy Sales team, please submit your CV to [email protected] Or call me on 01-6455219

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