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Temporary Conference Centre Coordinator

Closing Date for Applications
19 Oct 2018
Enquiry Contact Details

Cliona Liggett Email: cliona.liggett@iaa.ie Telephone:+353 1 6031535


Corporate Affairs 

Reports To (Job Title)

Head of Corporate Affairs

Job Purpose

Working within the Corporate Affairs Directorate, the Conference Centre Coordinator will coordinate and manage the day-to-day operations of the IAA Conference Centre, including commercial, sales & marketing and facilities management responsibilities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


Primary responsibilities include:
• Day-to-day operations of the IAA Conference Centre.
• Primary contact (external and internal) for matters relating to the IAA Conference Centre.
• Primary host for the IAA Conference Centre.
• Support the main Conferencing Supervisor.

Sales & Marketing - responsibilities include:
• External B2B sales and marketing engagement / direct approaches (including telesales and F2F).
• Facilitate tours of the facility to potential clients.
• Promotional materials, including website, brochure, and social media.
• Database management for all sales leads.
• Develop and manage client & agency relationships.
• Develop new business opportunities to meet trends.
• Support the development and implementation of strategic sales, marketing and pricing strategies.

Commercial - responsibilities include:
• Client contract administration and ensuring compliance with Terms & Conditions.
• Client invoicing and credit control.
• Database management for all commercial matters.
Facilities Management - responsibilities include:
• IAA Conference Centre Reception.
• IAA Conference Centre supplier management:
 Caterers (hired for clients)
 IT / Telecoms / WiFi
 Tea/Coffee stations & water
 Cleaning
 Stationary
 Misc. provisions
• Room booking system (internal and external bookings).
• Access and guest passes.
• Health & Safety.

Management Reporting - responsibilities include:
• Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on sales, leads, costs, and revenue.

Support to Corporate Affairs Department:
• Provide support to the Corporate Affairs Department in relation to any other
IAA corporate hospitality events and other administrative tasks as required.

Skills Required

• A third level qualification to degree level in hotel / hospitality management;
• 3+ years’ experience working in conferencing/hotel sales, marketing or similar environment;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;
• Good IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook),  AV and telecom systems (an advantage);
• Excellent communications skills, including written, verbal and presentation; 
• Good commercial awareness;
• Excellent attention to detail;
• Ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally and to meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure;
• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to co-ordinate activities is essential;
• A thorough and methodical approach to your work;
• A positive, can-do attitude




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