Private Events Sales Coord

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by American Golf

Lakewood, CA 90711
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job summary:
This sales support position is responsible for the coordinating aspects of private event and meeting functions held at the property along with maintain an operational component that over see many day of event responsibilities. This position operates as a multiple person sales office with direct sales.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sells, organizes and corporate events/meetings/trainings, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, and personal milestone events and other events such as holiday parties, celebrations of life, school athletic banquets, and fundraisers.
  • Works with and solicits new customer relationships while maintaining existing relationships
  • Acts as an ambassador for the property, fostering relationships with individuals & corporations who book events to maintain repeatable and predictable business while prospecting for new events.
  • Heightens awareness externally within the community from the club to bridal shows and other public events.
  • Is a positive role model in both social media formats and public forums by being active and showing consistent participation in all public facing opportunities.

    Additional Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with the Executive Chef when designing custom menus and coordinating with the entire management team to communicate and execute events.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management

    Minimum Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
  • College degree preferred or 3 years of related experience in sales preferably in golf/hospitality/service industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Able to manage and coach other sales team members in a consultative sales environment.
  • Knowledge of how to use social media to drive sales is required: Including Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest etc…
  • Must have a positive, engaging, and team oriented view on the workplace.
  • Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and CRM
  • Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills; ability to work with little or no direct supervision
  • Excellent customer service orientation and focus on customer satisfaction required
  • Strong leadership and people skills, plus the ability to build and foster a team environment desired
  • Valid driver's license required

    Job benefits:
    • Paid Vacation and Holidays
    • Merchandise Discounts
    • Meal and Beverage Discounts
    • Health Care and Welfare Benefits such as Life Insurance, Medical Plans, Dental Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Plans
    • Golf and Tennis Privileges
    • 401(k) Savings Plan

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.
  • Reference: 561323047

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