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Sales & Events Assistant

Company: Blue Note Hawaii
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Sales & Events Assistant will work with DOSM to generate revenue through group sales, private events, and the FIT market through optional tour packages for Blue Note Hawaii, while providing exemplary customer service. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Book events with capacity ranging from 10-400 for corporate, convention, SMERF and tour & travel groups
  • Answer and respond to all new customer inquiries within a timely manner
  • Actively solicit new business by prospecting, cold calling and generating new leads
  • Target convention groups utilizing Blue Note artist calendar
  • Work with Outrigger Sales Team to build on group business sales
  • Develop and create partnerships with key corporate accounts to generate new business
  • Develop, establish, package and negotiate rates with new prospects and clients
  • Create and maintain liaisons with all travel wholesale partners and accounts
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by executing all aspects of events booked from start to finish
  • Create proposals, contracts, & BEOs for events booked through Tripleseat
  • Communicate and work closely with operations and culinary team to ensure successful events and repeat client business by providing accurate and consistent details
  • Assist with invoicing all events booked, including all tour packages monthly
  • Help maintain client relationships with outreach and tradeshow participation
  • Visit and drop off monthly collateral to all concierge desks and military ticket outlets
  • Stay atop of trends and events happening in the Hawaii market to increase sales and brand recognition
  • Further develop client base and generate increase in business through networking and joining key organizations
  • Continue to build company profit by consistently delivering positive and professional guest service in all interactions Qualifications, Skills & Requirements:
    • 1-2 years of experience in direct sales
    • 1-2 years of experience in event coordination
    • Candidate must live in Hawaii. Company will not relocate. Not a remote position.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Ability to manage confidential information
    • High level of computer literacy and accuracy
    • Excellent verbal and written communications
    • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure and maintain office relationships with respect
    • Demonstrated bilingual capabilities in both English and Japanese preferred, but not required
    • Long hours sometimes required

Keywords: Blue Note Hawaii, Honolulu , Sales & Events Assistant, Sales , Honolulu, Hawaii

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