American Golf Corporation

As one of the largest golf management companies in the world, American Golf Corporation operates more than 80 premier private, resort, and public golf courses throughout the United States. From scenic links-style courses in Los Angeles to a variety of golf course offerings and layouts in New York, American Golf Corporation provides ideal playing opportunities for golfers of all skill levels.

American Golf Corporation Lakewood, California, USA
Apr 11, 2018
Full time
Private Event Sales Director Department: Marketing & Sales Location : 3101 Carson Street Lakewood, CA 90712   Golf Course : Lakewood Country Club Salary Range : $60,000 to $65,000, depending on experience Status : Full-time Details Link : https://www.americangolf.com/careers/job_detail_page/1209111 Apply Link : https://www.americangolf.com/jobs/apply/1209111 Relocation available : No 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.