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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Event Sales Representative - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Event Sales Representative acts as a Representative for Catered Events at both the Zoo and Safari Park; generates attendance and revenue by selling a variety of catered events and services to assigned markets. This position reports to the Associate Director, Event Sales.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Responds to incoming leads via telephone, email, and face-to-face contact. Prospect and solicit new and return business.
  • Represents San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and Safari Park at trade shows and industry events.
  • Assists in creating marketing plans, budget analysis, and menu creation.
  • Negotiates related agreements, and assure contractual obligations are met.
  • Conducts site Inspections
  • Maintains active client base.
  • Prepares reports on program performance and assist in administering and monitoring assigned budget.
  • Assists with a variety of projects and promotions.


WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is seeking an individual who is inspired to be a part of an organization that is committed to protecting wildlife around the globe. A leader to join us in our commitment to provide opportunities to learn about, engage with best-in-class conservation work, and share how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife every day through visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Work experience in solicitation, prospecting and contract negotiation

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Communications or equivalent work experience
  • California driver license

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Accounting and budgeting
  • Reserve Interactive software
  • Sales process
  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, and email
  • Communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Manage high volume of files and tasks for cross-functional teams
  • Meet deadlines and priorities
  • Be highly organized in an energized office environment


SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

Location: San Diego Zoo – Event Sales

Duration: Year round

Exempt Position: Hourly is commensurate with experience

Candidates must be available for an interview if contacted. Full job description may be requested at that time.  
 


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SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance makes every effort to ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals and abides by EEO and nondiscrimination provisions of all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!

Salary

Exempt Position: Hourly is commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Apply directly through SDZWA website:

https://us60.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/sdzwa/Posting/View/5216

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 6192311515

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