Lawrenceville-based events company looking for a sales associate who will be responsible for selling vendor booths and sponsorships for several public events/expos within Gwinnett County and Georgia, plus additional digital and print advertising. Part-time or full-time available.
What we want you to do.
Sell exhibitor space, sponsorships, digital and print advertising;
Research local and national markets to identify prospects for each event;
Make sales calls, in-market and over the phone;
Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service;
Work closely with Event Sales Leader to ensure events hit budget;
Assist with fulfilling sponsor contracts and exhibitor needs;
Work events (minimal weekends)
What we need from you.
Sales experience – at least 2 years;
Ability to prospect new business via cold calling and other prospecting techniques including social media where applicable;
Ability to close new business and exceed sales targets;
Excellent communication skills, including writing and speaking;
Ability to work on multiple projects / good organizational skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism;
Ability to sell and accomplish projects with little supervision;
Experience sending emails and doing web searches;
Ability to work some weekends (as needed with events or in the selling process);
Pass drug test and background screening;
Bachelor's Degree required- or High School Diploma (or equivalent) with relevant sales experience
What we really would love from you.
Experience selling vendor/exhibitor booths, sponsorships or events;
Experience with digital and/or print sales;
Events experience (preferably one that had vendor booths);
Experience using social media for sales and promotions;
Microsoft Word and Excel experience;
What we can give you.
Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Hourly/Salary plus commission
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Who should apply.
Sales professionals who are comfortable selling via phone, email, social media and in person.
Send Resume with Cover Letter to: Events@scompapers.com