Manager Facility Events

Posting ID : A1068468353
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Sales

Discovery Cube wants you to be a part of our great team!

Discovery Cube is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and educating young minds through engaging science-based programs and exhibits to create a meaningful impact on the communities we serve.

We are currently seeking a full-time Manager, Facility Events, who is personable, energetic, and professional to join our team. This position will dedicated to promoting facilities rentals and pursueing special events and facility rental opportunities as a source of revenue for Discovery Cube.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote facilities and pursue potential special events and facility rental opportunities
Devise and implement strategies to increase rental revenue
Coordinate with Director of Marketing and staff to create marketing campaign for facility rental program
Maintain corporate and facilities calendar and relay information regarding events to staff
Act as the ambassador at trade shows and conventions to promote facility in order to enhance opportunities and build sales
Manages relationships with current clients with the goal of gaining repeat business
Provide facility tours and negotiate contract for all facility rentals
Diagram and communicate room set-up and overall preparation for events
Follow-up with clients after their event, allowing an opportunity for feedback and recommendations, using data to analyze and benchmark for improvements for future events
Prepare and mange annual budget for areas of responsibility
Respond to all internal staff request for facility usage consistent with Discovery Cube policy
Special projects and other duties may be assigned as needed

Qualifications:
2 to 4 years of experience in sales, hospitality sales, venue rentals, event planning, or even coordination
Experience managing sales/marketing campaigns
Ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally
Strong sales an negotiating abilities
Ability to work well with diverse groups of individuals and interest groups
Flexible schedule that would include nights and weekends due to events
Knowledgeable of and experience in nonprofit organizations a plus


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