Company Name:

City of South Padre Island

Location:

South Padre Island, Texas

Approximate Salary:

$40,170 Per Year

Job Category:

Sales/Account Management

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

November 30, 2018

Sales Manager (Full-Time)

This position is also eligible to receive Sales Commission Pay and CVB Staff Incentive Bonus Pay.

 

Position Purpose

To promote South Padre Island as a meeting and Convention destination to potential and established accounts.  Increase hotel occupancy by being a liaison between local event planners, organizations, hotels, businesses and clients. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Conduct direct sales efforts through convention and meeting bids.

  • Responsible for the collection of bids for potential and established clients.

  • Responds to many service requests and ensures that the clients are personally introduced to the local establishments that are hosting their event or stay.

  • Develops relationships with identified entities who may be interested in hosting meetings at South Padre Island Convention Centre or hotels.

  • Develop creative sales techniques, ideas and solutions. 

  • Prepare and present oral presentations, as needed, to conventions, organizations and meetings about the City of South Padre Island.

  • Work independently with little direction to meet deadlines and schedules, plan and organize work; prepare and maintain files, records and reports.

  • Responsible for assessing situations and developing strategies to achieve desired results.

  • Establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with fellow employees, Board members, City officials, hospitality partners and other outside agencies and the public.

  • Administer special projects and other duties as requested by the Director.

  • Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen and vendor inquiries and complaints.

  • Responsible for representing the City in a professional manner to create a positive image for the City.

  • Responsible for staying abreast of new trends and innovations in the tourism and convention industry. 

  • Represent the City of South Padre Island in area, regional and state organizations when assigned.

  • Responsible for specific market segments as assigned by Sales Director.

 

Secondary Functions

  • Perform all other duties as required or assigned.

 

Capital and/or Fiscal Responsibility

  • Responsible for adhering to all City of South Padre Island Purchasing Policies while performing purchasing tasks


Credentials (minimum preferred)

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

§  Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 

§  Ability to establish successful working relationships with employees, other departments, officials and the general public.

§  Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

§  Skill in the use of all listed tools and equipment.

§  Ability to work under pressure and/or with frequent interruptions.

§  Ability to maintain accurate records; type and enter data accurately.

§  Ability to travel

§  Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing.

Company Name:

City of South Padre Island

Location:

South Padre Island, Texas

Approximate Salary:

$40,170 Per Year

Job Category:

Sales/Account Management

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

November 30, 2018

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