Sales Associate

Organization: South Carolina Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Charleston, SC, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Join the team at Charleston's #1 Visitor Attraction located on the Pristine Charleston Harbor!

Job Summary

Act as representative of the Aquarium to Corporate and Group Tour markets, thereby increasing targeted revenue and strengthening relationships. This position is a contact for group sales reservation processing, as well as outside sales calls and relationship building.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Work with client lists in assigned territories to exceed the Corporate and Group Sales goals

• Enter reservations and sales into the Siriusware Ticketing system

• Maintain consistent reservation and client information within Siriusware

• Support new and current clients through relationship building, sales calls and site tours

• Support the Customer Call Center with phone coverage and data entry, when assigned

• Make outbound phone calls from a client list on a weekly basis

• Insure all client payments and contracts are up to date within the reservation system

• Work as a team to meet sales goals in assigned areas

• Track current sales trends monthly

• Participate in off-site networking events related to assigned markets as needed

• Provide support to the Sales Team and the Assistant Director of Sales as directed

• Participate in after hour Aquarium events as needed

• Other duties as assigned

Other Duties & Responsibilities

• Minor degree of travel required, including occasional overnight trips. Reliable transportation required.

• Any other related duties as requested by the Assistant Director of Sales and Director of Business Strategy

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Products

• Proficient in database management.

• Must have excellent sales and organizational skills.

• Prefer knowledge of the hospitality industry

• Exemplary organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

• Must be a team player and self-motivated.

• Experience with Outlook and Siriusware or other ticketing software preferred

Education/ Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in business and/or related field.

• Prefer experience in direct sales within the hospitality industry.

• Public relations experience.

License or Certification Required

• Valid Drivers License

Supervision of Others

• No current direct reports

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Often requires walking, standing, bending, stooping, crouching, carrying up to 50 lb, sitting, kneeling, driving, computer and phone tasks

WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment, contact with public and vendors, occasional travel, weekends and late nights

Please e-mail resume's to:

Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Education.