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Posted Date March 30


Job Title Sales Coordinator
Company Explore Utah Valley
Job Type Full Time
Job Number 0330191-2
Level Sales & Marketing
Position Requirements Preferred experience with convention and visitors bureaus, hotels or convention centers with a demonstrated record of sales/marketing experience. Working familiarity and experience with Sports organization and Special Events required. Substantial knowledge/awareness of the association/corporate marketplace. Experience in recognized convention industry meetings/trade shows. College degree preferred. High School diploma or GED required.
The Sales Coordinator/Administrative Assistant is responsible to support the pro-active sales department. He/she will assist with active solicitation of business through reactive and pro-active direct sales. He/she is charged with assisting sales managers with monthly reporting and account management. The Sales Coordinator/Administrative Assistant assists in the development and carrying out of the departments quarterly and annual business goals.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES (includes, but not limited to):
Solicitation, follow-up, and coordination of group business for the Utah Valley Hotel and Resort community and other Utah Valley facilities. Accountability for follow-up on all leads received until business either books definite, is lost, or regretted. Research, identify, solicit and negotiate to bring sports and special events to Utah Valley. Develop solicitation list of appropriate sporting events for Utah Valley, research, collect specifications, prepare Valley bid packages, manage meetings and relationships and follow up and facilitate negotiations. Coordinate bidding and solicitation activities with private and public parks and recreation departments/facilities. Identify business and growth opportunities for Utah Valley within an assigned market segment(s). Clear, concise, and detailed written and verbal communication in all correspondence, leads, and sales follow-up dealing with accounts and assigned projects. Site inspections and entertainment of key clients in an effort to build relationships and have them book Utah Valley over other competing destinations. Responsible for increasing weekend business for hotel properties. Continue to develop Utah Valleys image and identity as a meeting and convention destination within the smaller meetings market. Participation in sales mission, blitzes, and direct sales activities. Attend appropriate industry meetings, conventions and trade shows. Other duties as assigned by Director of Sales or President/CEO. Development and updating of small group database. Assist with the organizing, developing and implementation of a comprehensive sales and marketing program.
OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: To book groups into Utah Valley Hotels and Resorts with production goals established Bureau Director of Sales and/or President/CEO. To work in conjunction with sales team to book small groups into Utah Valley Hotels, Resorts and other facilities. To be a Utah Valley ambassador and representative in all areas.
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: Enthusiastic, dependable, positive team player Professional attire Ability to travel and to provide own transportation Clear and concise communicator Ability to manage projects and recap all assigned activities Proficient in MS Windows including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook Working knowledge of Bureaus CRM system sales account management software (will receive training)
Position Available April 12
Salary Range

$15 - $17/hr DOE

Contact Name Gayle Garner
Title Office Manager
Company Explore Utah
Address 220 West Center Street, suite 100
City, Zip Provo, UT  84601

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