Private Event Sales Dir - Lakewood

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by American Golf

Lakewood, CA 90711
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job summary:
This Department Head position is responsible for the selling, planning and coordinating of all aspects of private event and meeting functions held at the property. This position operates as a multiple person sales office with direct sales management of other sales people.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops market segments and solicits new customer relationships while maintaining existing relationships
  • Sells and markets to external including corporate events/meetings/trainings, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, and personal milestone events,holiday parties, celebrations of life, school athletic banquets, and fundraisers
  • 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
  • Demonstrates active and consistent positive role model participation in all public facing opportunities and social media formats and public forums

    Additional Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with the Executive Chef when designing custom menus and the entire management team to communicate upcoming events.
  • Generates a definitive sales and marketing plan to achieve departmental revenue goals while working within budget objectives
  • 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: 561321981

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