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Event Space Coordinator

  • Permanent/Full time
  • Bedfordshire
  • Job Ref: FS1550

Event Space Coordinator

Bedfordshire

Job Description:

Our client is a well-established marketing and events agency, based in Bedfordshire, and are seeking a confident and highly organised event space coordinator to join the team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for the sourcing and booking of venues/retail space for volume, small to mid-scale events nationwide.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating a portfolio and guide of venues, continually enhancing your product knowledge in order to advise on a variety of suitable locations
  • Administration including creating reports
  • Sales order processing/proposals
  • Supplier and venue liaison, relationship building and rate negotiations
  • To communicate effectively and accurately with the Events Team, external parties and suppliers
  • Management of inbound promotional space enquiries
  • Management and completion of venue contracts and other supporting documentation
  • Data management and post event evaluation
  • Occasional provision of on call event support
  • H&S – Event safety aware
  • Occasional travel for inspection trips and venue visits

Key skills and experience:

  • A background in either conferencing / events / venues is desirable
  • A flexible working nature, excellent multi-tasking skills, and the ability to prioritise
  • An excellent communicator
  • A confident negotiator
  • Good geographical awareness throughout the UK
  • Strong research skills
  • Computer literate using Microsoft packages with particular strengths in Outlook and Excel
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Key Words: Events Assistant, Events Coordinator, Retail Space, Venue Hire, Event Space, Conferences, Events Agency

FS1 Recruitment is a UK-based recruitment agency providing solutions within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions

Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Retailing, Food & Drink and Health & Beauty sectors for both Client and Agency side throughout the UK

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