JOB DESCRIPTION - ACCOUNT MANAGER (SALES)

 

Title:                Account Manager

Department:   Sales                                                              

Location:         Southern California

Reports to:      Account Management & Sales Director

Term:               Contract

                       

Scope of Responsibility: 

This role is a contract sales position that supports the Account Management and Sales Department. The responsibility of the position is to acquire and maintain new events and accounts for the Company that are in line with the Sales plan and vision set by the Executive Team. Travel is required as necessary to make sales calls, attend site inspections and provide a presence at the execution of the client’s event(s). Coordination with the Operations team is an important piece to the success of this role. Previous relationships and knowledge of the action sports, televised event, red carpet & corporate event industry is a plus.

           

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the Account Management and Sales Director on a strategic approach towards attaining new clients & accounts.

  • Assist in Marketing efforts that align with that strategic plan.

  • Create a call sheet and calendar that identifies desired accounts and details a plan to go after them.

  • Bring new events and clients to the company and manage the relationships of these clients.

  • Schedule, plan and attend site inspections as needed.

  • Provide pre-planning and on-site support in partnership with the Operations Department.

  • Identify and attend Trade Shows and Expos that will generate leads and new business.

 

Qualifications:

 

Candidate should have 5+ years of experience in the event industry in a sales capacity.  Candidate must have a strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & PowerPoint.  Candidate must be highly organized, have good communication skills and an ability to work with a variety of people in a fast paced environment. Candidate must be willing to travel and work long hours

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to Jennifer Marks at j.marks@kilowattevents.com