Weddings & Event Co-ordinator
Our client based in Margate which is a leading attraction is looking for a wedding and events coordinator to be responsible for a wide range of events from corporate days, functions & weddings.
The Wedding & Event Coordinator will represent the face of this venue and play a key role in the overall experience of our members and guests, so must have a passion for excellence, a warm, friendly and positive attitude with strong communication skills.
Booking and organising all Weddings, Functions and Corporate events.
Ensure that all event enquiries and correspondence are dealt with efficiently and quickly
Arrange and conduct viewings with potential clients
Costing and producing quotes for potential clients
Provide event and wedding brochures ensuring that they are up to date and available for clients after viewing of venue.
Produce and review relevant documentation relating to all events
Establish payment plans, manage deposits, update booking system and prepare invoices correctly
Review provisional bookings weekly to prevent the loss of any revenue
Liaise with the rest of the team ensuring all information is communicated effectively to the relevant people
Keep the booking system up to date with all client updates and requirements
Arrange sufficient cover of staff for events, ensuring adequate staffing levels are always met
Contact suppliers, negotiate discounts, confirm contracts and build a positive rapport for future business
Deal with any event issues that may arise in an efficient and professional manner
Build a good rapport with clients to ensure repeat business following up with client’s post-event to obtain reviews and feedback
Previous experience of planning weddings is a must and candidates will be expected to be present at the events which will include weekends.
Salary £20 – £25,000 dependent on experience and a great benefits package