We know how to have a good time and it’s important that we hire people who don’t take life too seriously. We’re a crazy bunch who aim for the very best in party planning and we’re always on the hunt for weird and wonderful, whether that be activities, suppliers or staff. If you have a can-do attitude, are interested in events and are a great communicator then we would love to hear from you.
Event Coordinator (salary dependent of experience)
Several Vacancies About Us
Freedom Ltd has been organising Hen, Stag Birthday and Corporate events since 1996 and has recently seen tremendous growth. The company itself is based in Essex; we are a team of 10 working within a fun office. We package weekends together but also tailor make events in the UK and Europe. Offering our customers the flexibility to pay in instalments, invite friends online and take full control of their events. We often get out and about to visit our suppliers, test the activities and ensure that we are offering only the highest standard.
Your job as Events Coordinator will be to initially receive enquiries from our website and via inbound telephone calls. (There is no cold calling involved all enquiries have been submitted via our website, live chat or via the phone.) Once received you’ll tailor the event to your customer, help them with all aspects of initial planning and take their provisional booking deposit. Once received you’ll book the event with our suppliers and hand the booking over to the Customer Relations team once completed.
This role is a hybrid of Sales and Customer Relations, whilst target focused you’ll be encouraged to work as part of a team of Event Coordinators and the Sales and Bookings Managers to ensure the company targets are achieved.
Working within a fun and buzzing industry, we are young office that is rapidly growing. We visit suppliers and ensure we have a good relationship with them, this may mean the occasional night out or weekend away! 28 days annual holiday (including Bank holidays) which increases with length of service, we are a growing company with real progression prospects for the right candidate.
Skills/ knowledge / experience:
Sales Experience - Desirable
Customer Service Experience - Desirable
Team player - Desirable
Able to meet deadlines - Desirable
Self-motivated - Desirable
Impeccable written and verbal communication - Desirable
Good at planning - Desirable
Hotel, Leisure and Travel industry experience - Essential
Office experience - Essential
How to apply
If you like the sound of this and wish to apply for the job, please email Lynda on email@example.com including you CV and covering letter answering the following questions:
- What attracted you to this role?
- What skills do you think are crucial to being effective in sales?
- It’s fancy dress night and the only requirement is that the outfit reflects/describes you. What would you be and why?
- Where do you see yourself in 3 years time?
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