Visit Ogden (The Ogden/Weber Convention &
Visitors Bureau) is a non-profit organization tasked with
facilitating economic growth by packaging and promoting the
Ogden/Weber area as a preferred convention and visitor
destination. We are the county’s official destination management
POSITION PURPOSE: Directs daily
operations of the Visit Ogden sales team and actively participates
as a full time sales producer in the sports market to bring
business and provide economic impact to Weber County. Position
also provides coverage for President in her absence.
Develops and executes the
implementation of a comprehensive sales and marketing plan in
order to bring meetings and conventions, film commission
events, sporting and special events to Weber County.
Manages sales team by setting
individual prospecting, room night, economic impact and venue
revenue goals for each team member.
Responsible for the development and
implementation of the annual sales plan, sales strategies,
objectives and coordination of trade show participation.
Directly supervises the activities of
the sales team by reviewing sales activity, identifying
educational opportunities, counseling and motivating staff to
ensure sales goals are met.
Maintains communication and good
rapport with lodging partners by conducting monthly meetings
with lodging partners’ Director of Sales personnel,
individually, as well as a quarterly Lodging Association
Coordinates joint efforts of the Visit
Ogden sales team and Weber County Culture Parks & Recreation
Creates and distributes sales reports
to report on progress and production of sales team to the
Presents sales report to the Visit
Ogden Board of Trustees at bi-monthly board meetings.
Researches and identifies potential
sports market events. Develops and maintains relationships
with rights holders to identify prospects, obtain RFP’s and
book events. Prepares proposals for events and directs event
servicing and logistics which may include heading a local
organizing committee for larger events.
Responsible for planning, attending
and follow-up of trade shows and marketplaces to develop sales
leads and generate future business.
Coordinates and arranges site visits
and familiarization tours for sports market.
Quarterly and annual agreed upon
goals, including personal and team booking goals as well as
Completes work within established
Be knowledgeable of Weber County
venues, attractions, lodging, and entertainment and act as a
Weber County ambassador in all areas.
hospitality, tourism sales, or operations experience.
knowledge of the sports market.
Experience in recognized convention industry meetings and
Leadership experience preferred.
Degree in business or sales preferred.
Strong knowledge of the greater Ogden area including
attractions, recreation, arts, entertainment, restaurants,
hotels, districts and other tourism related assets.
the ability to establish and maintain an effective working
relationship with the Visit Ogden team, governmental entities,
stakeholders, media, meeting and event planners.
Ability to travel and to provide own transportation.
Proficient in MS Windows including Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
Excellent written and oral communication skills including
confident public presentation skills.
Must have the ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
that may include evening or weekend work.
Ability to think and work in a fast-paced environment.
Well-organized, self-motivated and proactive.
Ability to interface with staff to build consensus, achieve
goals, and leverage resources.
Ability to meet deadlines and stay at/under budget.
Physical/Sensory/Cognitive Requirements to Perform Essential Job
sit at desk for 6-8 hours
per day, if required.
operate computer keyboard and view computer screen for 7-8
hours per day, if required.
Ability to set
up and tear down tradeshow booths, equipment and marketing
Must be able
to hear and converse via telephone and in person.
required to lift boxes and small equipment up to 50 pounds in
job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may
perform other related duties as defined to meet the ongoing needs
of the organization.