Richmond, Greater London

£23,315 - £28,583 per annum, depending on skills and experience

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

At the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, we harness the power of our science, and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to unearth why pl... Read more

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity within our Events and Venue Hire Team for an Events Sales Co-ordinator to support the sales of private and corporate events at Kew Gardens.

The events range from weddings to corporate dinners, conferences to birthday parties. 

More details

Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives.

Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. RBG Kew Enterprises Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kew Gardens whose key objective is to maximise revenue through its commercial activities.

The role will involve responding to initial inquiries and conducting show-rounds of venues delivering an excellent standard of customer service. Ensuring high standards of quality are maintained in all aspects of the sales process, as well as consistently meeting deadlines and sales targets.

Previous experience of an event sales environment is essential for this role, as well as having exceptional attention to detail and great organisational skills. Excellent communication skills and customer service experience is a must.

You will be required to work weekends and evenings on a regular basis.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 21/07/2019

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.