Salary: £23,000 - £24,000 range per annum
Location: 66 Portland Place, London
Hours: 35 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and its members. With a passion to promote a wider public appetite and interest in architecture through its website, exhibitions, talks and four million-strong collections, the RIBA has led the profession since its foundation in 1834, and continues to lead as architects face the challenges of the 21st century.
Our Venues team, market and sell the RIBA's 17 meetings and event facilities, and as an Events Logistics Executive, you will be responsible for delivering our budgets and managing resulting events at 66 Portland Place.
Booking and managing meetings and events for up to 120 guests, your role will be wide-ranging including dealing with corporate, private client and managing small internal events. You’ll be involved in contributing to the growth of the department’s turnover by applying sales techniques and assisting team members in applying the same.
With proven sales, logistics, event planning and delivery experience and a passion for selling and delivering event services in a Heritage, Historical or Unique venue (or 5* hotel) you will be a confident sales-driven team member. A first class communicator, you’ll have the ability to build and develop relationships, manage expectations, meet deliverables and negotiate with clients and suppliers.
Highly motivated, organised and target driven, you should be able to work as part of a wider team as well as taking responsibility for sole events and projects.
You’ll need to be educated in Business, Sales, Hospitality, Catering or related subject, with experience of a PMS/Booking system as an advantage.
If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, covering letter to email@example.com