Events Account Executve - Liverpool | Zoek UK
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Events Account Executve
£22000 - £25000/annum
Permanent (Full time)
We are proud to work with Centerplate, a Sodexo company, where we create bespoke hospitality experiences for premier events and gathering places across the United Kingdom. Our unique approach to hospitality makes the time people spend together more enjoyable, and more valuable. For more than 85 years, we have welcomed people to the moments that matter with award-winning hospitality, exceptional service, and one-of-a-kind guest experiences.
We partner with the ACC Liverpool Group where a variety of national and international conferences; public and trade exhibitions and entertainment events are held. Summer 2021 will be an exciting time to be part of the team and we want you to be a part of it!
We are looking for an Events Executive to join our team where you will work with clients to create an event that showcases the catering of ACC Liverpool.
Whilst working at the ACC Liverpool Group you will be part of our culture – a passionate family of achievers which focus on progression and development
You will be an experienced events planner who has an excellent understanding of the industry and is committed to delivering a first class customer experience.
This is a fantastic opportunity where you will have the chance to work within a unique venue in an inspiring city!
To build and maintain strong client relationships with clients
Liaison with our clients, customers, suppliers, outside agencies and third parties
Work closely with ACCL Account Managers to develop relationships with clients and encourage repeat business.
Liaise with Event Managers & Kitchen Management with regard to all customer requirements & any changes to bookings
Act as main host for your clients welcoming them to site and introducing to key members of the team
To build and grow the sales potential by achieving or exceeding sales targetsFor a full list of responsibilities please view the attached job description
The Ideal Candidate
Experience in a similar role within the events and hospitality industry
Experience of building strong client relationships
Good food knowledge and understanding of current food trends
Attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Detail orientated with strong administration skills
Must be operationally focused
Standards driven with the desire to succeed and operate successful eventsAbout The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.
Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (); employee engagement and recognition services () and through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.
is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.
Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.
We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.
We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process