Paramount Pictures Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2018Full time
Manager, Sales and Special Events Locations US-CA-Hollywood ID 2018-9214 Company Paramount Pictures Overview and Responsibilities This position will be a hybrid of both sales and event management responsible for account management, business development, market research, sales prospecting, customer relationship management, event planning and coordination, logistics oversight, revenue management, and communications. Prepare proposals and contracts for clients and maintain well-organized event records Build and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners and leverage these relationships to deliver innovative and memorable events Be an active member of the hospitality and event planning industries Pursue new market opportunities to increase event sales, working in concert with LATCB (Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board), DMC’s and Event Producers Meet with clients regularly, and conduct site tours of the event facilities Provide accurate and timely information to clients, vendors, and meeting planners Prepare detailed event reports, including sales data worksheets, cost projections, sales forecasting and other financial metrics Work collaboratively with the Special Events team to achieve the department’s and the company’s financial goals Work with clients to determine event details and guide their expectations to ensure a successful event Make sure all details of events are properly planned and executed Develop working budgets and work with client through cost details Oversee applicable contracts and payment schedules Serve as liaison between the client and all internal/external partners Oversee the day-to-day operations of all assigned events Work closely with on lot departments (Security, Janitorial, Fire, Hospital, Grips, Set Lighting, etc.) Establish strong relationships with outside vendors in order to fulfill event needs Accurately track and record event spending and facilitate timely billing Work all hours assigned, including weekends and Holidays if necessary Basic Qualifications 3+ years of experience selling, organizing, and managing events, including corporate meetings, trainings, luncheons, weddings, and other special occasions Bachelor's degree or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification, or equivalent experience Additional Qualifications Strong proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) Strong Event Sales & Planning skills Excellent customer service skills Strong organizational and time management skills Proven success in developing client relationships and managing client expectations Team oriented: proven success working in a team environment and willing to assist others as needed Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage several projects concurrently Have an understanding of budgeting and financial management Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and weekends when needed Apply Here Email this job to a friend Share on your newsfeed We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.