Conference and event sales co-ordinator

27 April 2005
Conference and event sales co-ordinator

What does this job involve?

  • Dealing with clients on the phone
  • Taking bookings for events
  • Negotiating rates
  • Upselling

What skills and attributes do I need?

  • Communication skills, including confidence in using the telephone
  • Sales skills
  • Administration and computer skills

How can I get this job?

There are a number of vocational courses available and many hotel companies offer training programmes for sales staff in areas such as telephone skills and handling complaints.

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