The London team of a US owned meeting and event planning company for blue chip clients in the pharmaceutical industry is seeking an ambitious ‘Coordinator’ with excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail. Initially this role is office/home based although some overseas travel will be involved. Starting in a support role (for approximately 12/18 months) you will be responsible for the invitation and registration process of delegates worldwide, have oversight of their travel arrangements including flights, visas and airport transfers, generate attendee status reporting, oversee all aspects of hotel arrangements including rooming list, meeting space, F&B and audio/visual equipment. Collect and reproduce all speaker presentations and serve as point of contact to the clients, hotels, travel agencies, ground transportation and other related parties. The ability to update and maintain the database accurately is essential. This role is a stepping-stone to become a ‘Program Manager’ which involves running all facets of the planning and on-site duties for clients’ events and meetings held at hotels throughout Europe.
Proven experience gained in a client facing role within a meeting planning agency or the hotel / hospitality industry is essential for this role. Degree level of education (or equivalent) with a charismatic personality always ready to deliver a five star service with a smile! Computer literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases are needed. European languages are not a requirement but would be useful.
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