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Event Sales Coordinator

Company: PRA Business Events
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSales CoordinatorPRA collaborates with clients anywhere in the world to make each of their event experiences extraordinary for all participants. We offer a wide array of business event management capabilities, including Event Planning & Production; Themed Events & Decor; Destination Incentive Programs; Offsite Events and Dining; Team Building and CSR Programs; Activities, Tours & Excursions; Transportation Logistics. Experience the newly expanded, market-leading PRA. We embody Passion, Reach and Authenticity to deliver transformative business events-anywhere.The Sales Coordinator is a key component of the Opportunity Team, primarily supporting the local and regional Sales teams in the day-to-day process from initial point of client contact through execution of the client contract. The Sales Coordinator will also provide support to the Proposal Development team as needed. As the Sales Coordinator, you will gain intimate knowledge of the destination and hands-on experience in all areas of Sales and Marketing including client relations, opportunity qualification, system maintenance, site inspections, product offerings, and proposal creation.Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Sales and Marketing Support
    • Assist in the creation of Sales documentation and client Marketing resources in conjunction with PRA's corporate Marketing strategy
    • Provide support in Salesforce (CRM platform) maintenance
    • Update/maintain Proposal Request Form
    • Support organizing new venue/site visits
    • Support the planning and execution of Site Inspections and Familiarization Trips
    • Coordinate client gifts and collateral for site inspections, planning site tours, and program operation
    • Coordinate hotel drop-offs
    • Support Sales Managers in planning and communication for sales trips, trade shows, meetings, etc.
    • Remain current in local destination events and activities to communicate to clients
    • Manage various components of client programs including planning and on-site support as requested
    • Provide additional support as needed to the local and regional Sales Team
      • Proposal Development Support
        • Assist in generating client proposals, budgets, and cover letters as requested
        • Review client proposals for accuracy as needed
        • Assist in supplier reach-out for availability and placing holds as requestedQualifications
          • Minimum 1-3 years administrative experience
          • Strong administrative and organizational skills with aptitude for attention to detail
          • Experience in the hospitality industry in the sales or conference services arena
          • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
          • Prior experience in writing proposals
          • Experience with budget development and management
          • Able to juggle tasks and set priorities on a daily, and weekly basis as needed
          • Prior experience in meeting client deadlines
          • Knowledge of region destination and venues
          • Preferred knowledge of office machines (fax, copier, color printer, etc.)CompetenciesPrioritizationMulti-TaskingDetail OrientationProject ManagementStrategic ThinkingTeam Building/MotivationCommunicationsProblem Solving/AnalysisAccounting/Business AcumenNoted Related Position Tag Words: DMC, Destination Management Company, Sales Support, Sales Management, Events Industry Client RelationsWe believe in not just talking about positive change but working towards it. Our Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Council was created in 2020 to guide and educate, both our team and the industry. We are also members of ECPAT-USA to help end human trafficking, and we have a strong partnership with the American Forest Foundation through which we assist in replanting trees throughout the US.Follow PRA on social @PRABusinessEvents and visit www.pra.com for more information.

Keywords: PRA Business Events, Grapevine , Event Sales Coordinator, Sales , Grapevine, Texas

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