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|Posted Date||October 19||
|Job Title||Managing Director of Sales|
|Company||Visit Salt Lake|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Department||Sales & Marketing|
Four year degree from an accredited academic institution, or minimum of four years hospitality industry sales or related experience.
Understanding of hospitality/ tourism industry required.
Strong and consistent ability to prioritize activities within specific time guidelines and to handle multiple responsibilities within a specific time frame.
Skills in account management, direct sales, and sales presentations.
Excellent written, oral, and grammatical communication skills
Willing and able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based upon client and office demands.
Must be willing and able to travel.
Profiency with technology e.g. Microsoft Office and Outlook software. Experience with CRM and EmpowerMINT a plus.
Responsible for execution of VSL meetings, convention, and tradeshow sales strategies. Responsible for achieving business development goals relating to assigned market segment.
Manages Salt Lake based sales staff.
Generates bookings for conventions and meetings from assigned target accounts and generates/curates leads from other assigned market segments.
Creates and maintains client base, develops and sustains professional relationships with clients.
Solicits business through telemarketing, personal calls, e-mail, site inspections, attendance at tradeshows / industry events, and bid presentations.
Identifies high probability accounts through investigative research.
Maintains contact with planners during, and directly after their meetings to solicit for repeat business.
Develops a strong working knowledge of all hotels/resorts, attractions, and services in the area.
Maintains an awareness of competitors products and promotion, and industry issues that influence sales.
Maintains accurate information and current documentation of sales activities in CRM, or other designated database.
Leads research and data collection to aid in the booking and retention of all meeting, convention and tradeshow clients.
Other duties as assigned
Working RelationshipsReports directly to the Senior Vice President of Sales and Services. Works closely with meeting planners, hotel/resort sales staff, Visit Salt Lake staff and supplier members.
Please forward cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements to email@example.com
|Position Available||Available now|
|Contact Name||Steve Gertsch|
|Title||Director of Operations and Finance|
|Company||Visit Salt Lake|
|Address||90 South West Temple|
|City, Zip||Salt Lake City, UT 84101|