Real Recruitment Ltd

Housing Manager - for 2 x Large Scale Global Conferences

Location
London
Salary
£26500 per annum + bonus
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
05 Sep 2017
Ref
kwhm
Marketing Disciplines
B2B, Event, Project Management
Industry Sector
Events / Conferences
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Events Manager
Housing Manager for 2 large scale global conferences - 26.5k plus 4k bonus over the contract period plus International Travel.

A unique experience to be involved with these 2 large scale events that take place every 3 years.

As the Housing Manager you will have responsibility for managing the entire housing process for the events including hotel sourcing, room block and contract negotiations. To set up and manage the hotel portal, ensure that the pre-event and onsite process of hotel bookings run smoothly and to ensure there are enough rooms available for event attendees.

This role will entail working on site at the events and overall management of housing on site. To manage and train the onsite hotel staff and any last minute room sourcing.

You will need to demonstrate experience within event management with pre-event and onsite housing management for large conferences, ideally more than 1,000 delegates. Good experience of working with a large number of hotels, culturally aware with excellent time management skills. A relationship builder, strong negotiator , client focused and able to remain calm under pressure are all key qualities required. Excellent communication skills in English both written and spoken. Mandarin is also an asset as one of the events is based in Shanghai. Please send your CV to Kay Whalley at Real Recruitment Ltd