Private Event Sales Director

  • American Golf Corporation
  • Lakewood, California, USA
  • Apr 11, 2018
Full time Event Planning Hospitality Sales Social Media Staff Management

Job Description

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.

Country

USA