Group Sales and Niche Marketing Coordinator (Full Time, With Benefits)




Organization: Zoo New England (AZA Member)
Location: Boston and Stoneham, MA, Country
Job or Internship: Job

Essential Job Functions:

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic individual to play a key role in the development and growth of the group sales program at Zoo New England. The Group Sales and Niche Marketing Coordinator will be the primary contact for hotels, group leaders, corporate, concierges and university/colleges. This individual will play a key role in the development of annual group sales plans, strategies and annual goals. This individual will also create and implement sales action plans for hotel ticket sales, universities/colleges and corporate.

The Group Sales and Niche Marketing Coordinator will also work closely with the Marketing Manager to successfully market group sales and meet departmental goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Play a key role in the development and growth of the group sales program at Zoo New England.

• Serve as the primary contact for hotels, group leaders, corporate, concierges and university/colleges.

• Play a key role in the development of annual group sales plans, strategies and annual goals.

• Create and implement sales action plans for hotel ticket sales, universities/colleges and corporate.

• Assist the events department

• May represent Zoo New England at local tradeshows and participate in civic and professional organizations to promote the visibility of the Zoos

• Work closely the marketing department staff to develop sales collateral and ensure coordinated promotion

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree with 2-4+ years sales and customer service experience

• Experience with effective sales techniques

• Excellent written and verbal skills, as well as interpersonal skills working with the public, vendors and partners

• Extreme attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to multi-task

• Must be highly organized and self motivated

• Project management experience

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Job Requirements:

• Experience in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is preferred

Hours:The Group Sales and Niche Marketing Coordinator’s scheduled hours will be Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Due to the nature of the position, there will be times when the Group Sales and Niche Marketing Coordinator will be required to work early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Location: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo

Salaried: Please submit your salary requirements

Please submit your application:

- via email, as MS Word attachment, to jobs@zoonewengland.com, yet please ensure to state the title of the position in the subject line.

- Or fax your application to: 617-445-1671

- By mail to Office of Human Resources, Zoo New England, One Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA. 02121

No Phone Calls Please.

Zoo New England is an equal opportunity employer by choice.