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Part-time/Contracted Sales and Services Coordinator

Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Job Description

Reports To: President/CEO

Job Summary: Sales and Services Coordinator is responsible for the overall group sales, service and marketing efforts for the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau with the overall performance goal to increase the number of visitor overnight stays in the Elgin Area.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Achieve performance goals as established by the President/CEO for sales activity in all group sales segments

Ensure the sports market in the Elgin Area continues as a viable and growing market segment for the CVB

Maintain an inventory of sports facilities and develop working relationships with the managers of these facilities and maximize the use of these facilities

Develop and implement appropriate sales tools to attract all group sales segments to bring events to the area including direct sales, trade show attendance, sales missions, bid presentations, familiarization tours and site visits

Monthly reporting of sales efforts with tangible results including sales leads to area hotels

Responsible for identifying and securing sponsorships for CVB events and initiatives

Oversee the CVB’s Sports Commission activities and initiatives including bi-monthly meetings with Commission members

Assist with event implementation, promotion and marketing (digital, social and print) throughout the year including working assigned events in conjunction with and oversight of the Director of Marketing

All other duties as assigned by the President/CEO

General Duties

Assist as a connector between partners, visitor impacted businesses, events and hotels to market and sell to the potential overnight visitors

Assist in developing and maintaining a positive image of EACVB in the eyes of the all individuals, partners, stakeholders and organizations and networking within the service area

Maintain sales database

Other day-to-day activities to accomplish the goals and mission of the bureau

Assist in special projects and assignments requested by the President/CEO

Requirements

Proficient use of computers including: Word, Excel and Power Point

Possession of an undergraduate degree is preferred; DMO/CVB experience extremely helpful

Excellent organizational, interactive and oral communication skills

Excellent sales skills – strong command of grammar usage and vocabulary

High attention to detail

Strong professional appearance and demeanor

Occasional overnight travel and evening or weekend work will be required

Ability to work well with others and handle frequent interruptions while performing multiple projects simultaneously

Ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy in a wide variety of public contact situations

Possess a valid driver’s licence

Physical Requirements

Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach with hands and arms

Vision abilities required by this job include color vision and ability to adjust focus and to sustain prolonged visual concentration as well as hand-eye coordination in order to operate computers and office equipment

Ability to read and understand and ability to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to be accountable for productive use and organization of time spent

Ability to accurately and thoroughly carry out functions requiring attention to details and organizational skills for filing and record keeping both physical and electronic

 

Please email a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Bless at kbless@northernfoxrivervalley.com.

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