Sports Facilities Management, LLC-Rocky Mount Event Center
LOCATION: ROCKY MOUNT, NC
DEPARTMENT: SALES REPORTS TO: GENERAL MANAGER STATUS: FULL-TIME ABOUT THE COMPANY: Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) and its affiliatedcompany Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (SFA) (www.sportadvisory.com) are the leadingresource for those seeking to plan, man age, and optimize sports, recreation, event, and entertainment centers. SFM is engaged to manage the day-to-day operations of world-class, commun ty-focused sports and recreation centers, sports tourism and event-focused sports and
recreation destinations, and sports and entertainment complexes throughout the world. Joining the SFA and SFM family is a commitment to join us in our mission to improve the health and
economic vitality of the communities we serve. Collectively, our facilities have hosted more than 50 million visits in the past several years, and our portfolio is growing rapidly.
The Rocky Mount Event Center is an SFM managed facility that will open in September of 2018, in Rocky Mount, NC which is located in the eastern part of the state. The first class facility is comprised of 165,000 square feet that will have the capacity to host multi-courts tournament, trade shows, meetings, concerts and community events. The facility also has 15,000 square foot
family entertainment center that has a variety of interactive games, ropes course, climbing walls and other family friendly activates.
POSITION SUMMARY: The responsibility of Sales & Events Manager will maximize sales revenues through tournament sales, event sales, referrals, rebooking strategies, assisting in client retention, banquet food, banquet beverage, and facility rental, net amounts received for equipment rental, and pre-sold merchandise for groups. This is accomplished through networking, solicitations, grass roots sales and attaining or exceeding the annual budget revenue goals and booking goals for al RMEC events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop Sales plan that target
specific demographics and customers to increase event and rental revenue Proactively soliciting new business opportunities via sales calls and in person client presentations Build new leads to increase the size of the event client database via cold calls and market prospecting Validate space availability with knowledge of food & beverage minimums Craft attractive event proposals, negotiate contracts, event detailing, BEOs Host site visits and sales generating promotional events in our venues Networking event attendance and membership maintenance Maintain event calendar to achieve maximum booking at all facilities Work closely with the operations team to create the most logistical plan for execution Build accurate and complete event orders including complete and easy to execute setup and timelines for each event Verify all supplies are readily available, on premise and organized per management request Coordinate with Service Managers to ensure accurate staffing Serve as Guests primary POC to guarantee all needs are met and expectations are exceeded Serve as MOD
QUALIFICATIONS: the hospitality i dustry Bachelors degree (preferred)and 6 years of related experience in sales, preferably in hospitality/service industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience At least 3 year of managing a sales department/
team Strong sales skills required Sales training experience Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and CRM Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills; ability to work with little or no direct supervision Excellent customer service orientation and focus on customer satisfaction required Strong leadership and people skills, plus the ability to build and foster a team environment desired WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSCIAL EFFORT: Working environment is fastpaced Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. infrequently Limited exposure to physical risk Limited physical effort required Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment .
To apply please go to www.sportadvisory.com Click on About, then click on Employment Opportunities As published in The Rocky Mount Telegram