• Sales Specialist

    Destin - Fort Walton Beach Convention Center
    Job Description
    $17.95 - $28.85 Hourly
    $37,336 - $60,008 Annually

    General Statement of Job:
    Executes the sales plan for the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center to increase events, grow revenues, and position the convention center as a premier meeting and convention facility.

    Essential Job Functions:
    - Identifies target groups, potential markets and key accounts through tradeshow participation, sales calls, lead generation services, industry related periodicals, internet research and existing accounts
    - generates required number of prospective/qualified sales calls weekly; answers, documents, and responds to all leads and inquiries for new business
    - Negotiates, prepares, and issues proposals/contracts of potential clients; enters data and utilizes booking software to determine meeting space availability
    - Ensures all client/account information is relayed accurately and timely to event and food and beverage staff
    - Maintains databases of potential businesses, inquiries, and lost business
    - Prepares reports and communicates sales statistics with team
    - Attends and participates in organized sales blitzes, national and international conventions, tradeshows, and any industry related organization meetings/networking opportunities
    - Maintains contact with existing key accounts
    - Assists in developing sales tactics and displays
    - Schedules, plans, and acts as host during familiarization tours for meeting planners and the tourism industry
    - Works with supervisor

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