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06/14/2022

Destination Sales Manager

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

A permanent full-time (40-hours per week) position with the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) – Greater Akron/Summit County, Ohio’s destination marketing organization. The CVB also manages the John S. Knight Center, Greystone and the Sports Alliance of Greater Akron.

Our ideal candidate will possess measurable and verifiable accomplishments in sales. Our potential new team member will consistently demonstrate exceptional communication skills with clients, fellow Destination Sales team members and supervisors. The foundation upon which success will be built is the ability to establish rapport, nurture mutually-beneficial relationships and leverage shared goals and objectives.

The newest member of our staff will possess confidence, professionalism and a solid work ethic. Most importantly, she/he will be able to multi-task, remain self-motivated and think innovatively.

The Destination Sales Coordinator is responsible for overall Sales and Service support and ensuring partner and customer satisfaction.

Job responsibilities include:

Essential Functions

  • Developing sales leads for meetings, conventions, reunions and social gatherings, while successfully meeting and/or exceeding weekly, monthly and annual sales goals.
  • Conducting sales calls in person and over the phone to establish potential business for Greater Akron/Summit County's hospitality industry; our hospitality partners include: hotels, motels, attractions, retail and dining outlets.
  • Attending industry events, including: sales meetings, trade shows, marketplaces and marketing missions.
  • Researching and identifying new market segments to expand and solidify new/repeat business sources.
  • Working in a dynamic business environment that rewards innovation, dedication and encourages professional growth.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility
  • Time Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • Flipbook Publisher
  • Desktop Publisher
  • QuarkXpress
  • CRM (Simpleview)

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties
Please note the above job responsibility is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package.

Please send a letter of inquiry, resume, and salary history to:

Mary Tricaso

Director of Sales

Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

77 E. Mill Street

Akron, Ohio 44308

DEADLINE: June 17, 2022

NO PHONE CALLS

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination upon hire.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Akron, OH 44308: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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