DEPARTMENT: Anvil Centre
STATUS: Temporary Full-Time
NO. OF POSITIONS: One
HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week (non-standard work hours)
SALARY: $65,118 to $71,849 annually
This is your opportunity to be part of the City of New Westminster’s showpiece civic facility. With 84,000 square feet of interior space, Anvil Centre offers 10,000-square feet of dedicated conference and event facilities, a flexible 361-seat non-proscenium theatre, multi-purpose rooms and art studios, the New Media Gallery, the City’s Museum & Archives, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Community Art Space and Tourism New Westminster’s visitor information.
Selling a memorable experience is the essence of a Conference and Event Sales role at the Anvil Centre. Your professionalism and knowledge of the venue will reflect positively in how you present the property. Building strong relationships will create loyalty, ensuring your clients will always come back to the Anvil Centre.
We are looking for an experienced hospitality and event conference sales professional for a temporary one-year role. Reporting to the Manager, Conference Sales and Marketing, you will provide, professional, friendly, and engaging service to both internal and external customers, achieve sales objectives, solicit group business through action plan preparation and execution, establish parameters, quotes, and prices and confirming by written contracts, execution, and follow-up, participate in trade shows, conventions, and other promotional events within related organizations, maintain accounts, contact, activity, and business details within the appropriate software applications. You will also work closely with catering and conference services to ensure all details of the contract are delivered and clients are satisfied, prepare reports as required, as well as balance operational, administrative, and colleague needs.
If this opportunity resonates with you, we want to hear from you!
Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #19-65, by May 24, 2019, to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: 604-527-4619 or e-mail to email@example.com.
The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.