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Travel Media Sales and Marketing Executive
Visit Austin’s publishing partner, Miles Partnership, is looking for a Travel Media Sales and Marketing Executive. This is a full-time media advertising sales role, based in Austin, that will service and build an existing advertiser base of hotels, restaurants, resorts, attractions and other tourism and convention related businesses in Austin, Texas.
Learn more and apply here.
Sports Sales Manager
Austin Sports Commission
The Austin Sports Commission is seeking an experienced Sports Sales Manager to promote Austin as a premiere sports event and competition destination.
This motivated sales professional will be responsible for numerous tasks including prospecting for new business through telephone solicitation, meeting and exceeding expected hotel room night goals set forth by leadership, networking through local and national organizations, as well as regularly-scheduling outside sales calls and client development.
Other responsibilities include maintaining a strong working relationship with peers in the hotel community, operators at sporting venues, staff at the Convention Center, Palmer Events Center and other large venues, as well as providing detailed feedback and status reports as appropriate on any group/meeting currently considering their facility.
This position will also disseminate client needs or group requirements through sending clear and concise leads to the hospitality community; and input all account information into the sales automation system.
Minimum requirements include:
- 3 years sales experience
- Citywide bids/presentations
- Strong prospecting skills
- Ability to manage logistics of special events
- Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
- A good working knowledge of computers (Google Drive, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, databases, etc.).
- Must be team-oriented and comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.
- Experience in operations of sporting events preferred.
Excellent benefits; equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience. Apply by sending your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 9, 2019. When submitting your resume, please tell us who your favorite athlete is and why.
Internships are available in the following departments: Convention Sales, Convention Services, Marketing Communications and Tourism, Music Office and Sports Commission. Learn More.