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

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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.