Adecco's Direct Hire Recruiting team seeks a motivated & outgoing candidate to apply to this job for an Senior Event Sales Coordinator with 2-5 years' experience in event sales, hospitality sales, retail sales, outbound sales or event marketing sales for our client, a reputable hospitality & entertainment brand, spanning hundreds of venues nationwide, with an immediate opening in Tuscaloosa, AL. This is a great opportunity in showcasing your ability to turn party plans into events This hired individual will need a balance of event planning, event sales, project management, negotiation skills and a hint of online-tech support skills to assist throughout the planning process and ensure the event matches the client's vision You must love being on the phone, interacting with clients in person, negotiating sales contracts, upselling services & making money within a fast-paced and fun-filled, team-environment While this is a junior level sales & client services role, the company offers rapid growth potential for anyone with a strong drive and ability to go above and beyond their goals. If you have experience with retail sales & are seeking a corporate sales role, this offers a fantastic stepping stone in developing your career within the event sales, event coordinating & hospitality industry. A day in the life of an Senior Event Sales Coordinator: You are driven by reaching sales goals & are not afraid to upsell. Your primary focus is to support the clients as they book event spaces online and via phone. You know about every benefit and distinctive property regarding the various spaces to showcase to the client. Phone and email will be your primary communication tool as customers will continuously inquire about the space and how it may accommodate their group. You will need to quickly respond to every inquiry, so as to not lose a potential client. Coordination skills are imperative for this role as you will collaborate with multiple on-site Event Hosts & Operations Managers as they ensure the events are organized as per client request. Basic tech skills to describe website navigation while on the phone with a client, or troubleshoot basic errors. What you will need in order to succeed in this role: Bachelor's Degree: Ideally in Hospitality, Business Management or Communications Prior experience within a sales and customer interfacing role (hospitality, food industry, restaurant, etc.). What the position offers: This is a permanent position, paying an annual salary, commission for closed event sales and full-time benefits. Great fun office culture, work-life balance & an opportunity for a long-term career in event sales & hospitality. If you love people & have a passion for creating exceptional experiences, please email: Dorine Cohen, Executive Recruiter: & provide the following: - An updated resume in WORD DOC attachment. - Provide your availability to interview via Skype & indicate your local time zone. - Please indicate: Senior Event Sales Coordinator, Tuscaloosa, AL in the subject title. - Tell me why you love to sell & what your biggest sales achievement has been to date. Adecco is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Only local candidates will be considered Company Description: Adecco is the world??s largest provider of staffing solutions. But it??s not our size that makes us different, it??s our unwavering commitment to the businesses, job seekers and communities we serve. Every day, we propel job seekers forward in their career and help America??s top employers attract, develop and manage the very best talent. Job seekers rely on us for exciting temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent opportunities, as well as career resources and advice. Businesses throughout the country and across all industries count on us for access to more than 9 million qualified candidates and an ability to deliver proactive and actionable insight into the economy and the job market. We also sponsor community and nationwide community service events to ensure opportunities for all. We are proud of the fact that we connect more people with more jobs than anyone else, and know how important what we do is - not only to the economy and job market, but also to the lives and communities we touch Associated topics: b2c, door to door, electronic commerce, residential, residential customer, residential sales, retail, retailer
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