Venue Consultant

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

Venue Consultant

Monday - Friday (9am - 5pm)

Competitive rate of pay

Based in Kidderminster

Our Client are a well-known Creative Communications Company based in Kidderminster and they are looking for a Venue Consultant to join the team in a full-time permanent position to source and acquire national/international venues for their customers marketing campaigns.

Purpose

  • To research the best venues and resources that meet the client's brief and create tailor-made proposal documents along with accurate cost tables.

Responsibilities

  • To find venues nationally and internationally
  • Keep updated on venue and product knowledge through visiting venues and related exhibitions
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the very best rates and added value deals
  • Prepare venue and product information documents including accurate cost tables
  • Be a supplier liaison
  • To carry out any reasonable request by the department Director and Manager
  • To report to Clients / Project Managers / Directors as required

Experience

  • Good venue knowledge in the UK and Worldwide
  • A knowledge of event organising and operations
  • Knowledge of hotel operations

Skills

  • Good keyboard and computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • The ability to work with figures in order to issue accurate quotations
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Ability to work independently and to 'think outside the box'
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Flexible attitude to working hours

Other requirements

  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas
  • Driving licence