Skip Navigation

We create events that inspire and careers that shine.

Sales Assistant- Gaylord Texan

Apply Apply Later
Job ID SALES008904 Date posted 09/03/2021 Location Grapevine , Texas Position Type Full Time


Position Overview
The Sales Assistant will focus on assisting the location manager and/or sales team to drive profitable revenue and increase customer satisfaction by providing administrative sales support. The Sales Assistant reports to the Director, Event Technology, or Sales Director.

Key Job Responsibilities
Sales Support  
• Import leads from hotel booking system or Branch generated lead sources.
• Qualify and convert leads into opportunities.
• Conduct initial background research and update information in CRM.
• Generate initial cost estimates from customer specifications.
• Research and plan for site visits.
• Gather media content and collateral for proposals.
• Assign opportunities in CRM to Sales Managers under supervisor’s direction.

Customer Engagement  
• Accompany selling manager on PreCon and Site Visit meetings as needed.
• Coordinate guest follow up and thank you messages.
• Coordinate with hotel sales team for site visit attendance and support.
Job Qualifications
• High School diploma or G.E.D. required
• 1+ years of administrative sales, technical, or hospitality experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft office and web based applications
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Passion for service excellence
• Detail Oriented

Competencies
• Hospitality
• Responsiveness
• Ownership
• Professionalism
• Communicates Effectively
• Action Oriented

Work Environment
Hotel
Work is performed in a hotel/convention center environment with moderate exposure to outdoor temperatures and to dirt, sand and/or dust.  The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes.  Team members will use high-end audio visual equipment and electrical components, and will be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders.  Team members may be asked to work in multiple hotel locations.  Working times will include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.   Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by PSAV based on an individual hotel or a representation of hotels in that city or area.  

The above information on this description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Early Career Development Programs

Encore is always looking for talented people who are passionate about creating memorable experiences that inspire change. Find out how you can jump-start your career in our dynamic industry.

LEARN MORE

Featured Jobs

Explore Locations

Your career and ambitions aren’t tied down to one place. We’re the exclusive on-site event technology provider to over 1,500 venues around the world, filling your future with global possibilities.

explore locations

Career Path Opportunities

Discover everywhere you can go and the impact you can have. Your career is never limited to one location with Encore.

LEARN MORE

What to Expect

We want to give you a window into our recruitment process to ensure that your journey to becoming a Encore team member is a positive experience.

LEARN MORE

Sign Up For Job Alerts

Stay connected and receive the latest career opportunities at Encore.

By uploading your resume, you are not submitting an application for employment.

Interested InSearch for a category and select one from the list of suggestions. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Sales - Venue Sales, Grapevine, Texas, United StatesRemove

Benefits

You’ll find some of the best rewards in the industry – from comprehensive insurance options and generous PTO to a company-matching 401(k).

GO