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Event Coordinator - New Malden

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Brand: Cievents
Work type: Full time
Location: New Malden
Categories: Business Support, Corporate

Flight Centre Travel Group is a multi-award-winning company with many different brands, including our events-focused brand cievents. We have a fantastic opportunity for an Event Coordinator within cievents to play a critical role in the delivery of exceptional service to our clients within our Venue Sourcing team. This position will be office-based in New Malden, 24 minutes from London Waterloo but with the occasional travel to meet clients.

Main job purpose:

  • Source, negotiate and contract hotels, transport and relevant suppliers, and create proposals
  • Work with clients to suit client budget and brief
  • Provide excellent and timely customer service
  • Keep to team targets and negotiate costs where possible
  • Provide event support onsite as and when required
  • Pull reports to cross check name lists, accommodation and transfer requirements

What we're looking for:

To achieve success in this varied and exciting role, you will have exceptional attention to detail, a methodical streak, and impressive knack for organisation.

Because you'll be dealing with a wide range of clients, our business development team, and suppliers, you'll also have top-notch negotiation skills, a strong customer focus, and the ability to solve tricky problems with original solutions.

Preferably, you will have the following:

  • A desire to be successful and achieve
  • The ability to set goals and deadlines, striving to exceed
  • An optimistic outlook with persistence and self-motivation
  • Excellent time management, without compromise to standards
  • A demonstration of analytical skills, with a desire to learn
  • A customer-focused mind, acting proactively
  • A competent knowledge of systems including Microsoft Office
  • To prepare and contribute to weekly team meetings and a variety of events

You will need to be a motivator and a problem solver. Ambition and a desire to succeed are key. Excellent communication and analytical skills are also a key requirement for this exciting position.
 
The rewards and benefits

For this Event Coordinator role, we offer a competitive salary of £18,000 - £21,000 (depending on experience) with incentivised bonuses, whereby you will be rewarded each quarter based on targets that you meet and exceed. On top of this, you'll gain access to a plethora of benefits including:

  • Discounted travel and fantastic incentives from the world's top travel providers
  • Industry renowned social events and excellent company culture
  • Exceptional career progression with opportunities across the globe
  • Fast Track leadership programme to develop the future leaders of our business
  • Employer-matched pension scheme
  • Free and confidential financial advice from our in-house financial advisors
  • Free health consultations, discounted fitness sessions and gym memberships
  • Bronze level health cash plan
  • Opportunity to take a three month sabbatical after five years
  • Discounted physiotherapy, massage, reflexology, cycle-to-work scheme and more...

We've consistently been voted one of the Best Places to Work in the UK, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute. If you want to join us in our success, apply now.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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