Conference Manager

Recruiter
Interaction Washington
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary
£23.5k - 26.5k per year
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
This is a rare opportunity to join a thriving, unique venue in Newcastle in the role of Conference Manager . The role is due to the growth of the business and it's a brilliant chance to make your mark within an expanding and dynamic company. As a Conference Manager you will oversee, plan and deliver the operations for a successful and profitable portfolio of national events Duties include: communicating daily with the management team, planning work schedules and checking client requirements; dealing with customer complaints, comments and enquiries; ensuring all events run smoothly; managing budgets and financial plans; taking responsibility for the recruitment, training, organisation and monitoring of staff; supervising maintenance, supplies and equipment; achieving profit targets; leading by example in maintaining service standards; applying current legal and in-house HR procedures to ensure the retention of good staff and the provision of high-quality services; ensuring compliance with health and safety, licensing laws and other legal regulations; day-to-day troubleshooting and addressing problems as they arise You will need to show: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong customer service skills; knowledge of sales and marketing; a high level of organisational and planning ability; budgeting experience, accountancy skills and a general financial awareness; teamworking skills, including the ability to manage and lead a team; ability to remain calm under pressure; adaptability and flexibility; efficient and organised approach with excellent timekeeping skills; influencing and negotiation skills; administrative skills; attention to detail; problem-solving skills; IT skills; the ability to think on your feet and make quick decisions. A full driving licence may be required where travel during the working day is involved To apply for this role, please email your CV to This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66856891