Social Sales Representative

Location: 6250 Highway 7, Vaughan Ontario

Posted date: December 19, 2022

Job Description:

Universal Eventspace is currently looking for a highly motivated individual to help grow our business. This individual will help promote and sell our fantastic Meeting and Event Venue located in Vaughan.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with potential clients and take them on a tour of the venue
  • Create clear and effective written proposals and contracts for current and prospective clients
  • Following up with prospective clients and advising on a wide range of customizable menus to meet their requirements and budget.
  • Following up with menu adjustments if applicable
  • Following up on tentative contracts
  • Following up on all sales leads
  • Confirming contracts in a timely manor
  • Upselling on our other companies and brands (Engine 8 Media for print and digital media, Baskets for gifts etc.)
  • Preparation of the event invoice
  • Achieving the established sales targets
  • Replying promptly to phone calls and e-mails
  • Sending information letters to clients of upcoming promotions and events
  • Coming up with new and creative menu ideas
  • Finding ways to increase sales
  • Monitoring Website
  • WHEN NEED IT: Help the logistics team detailing some events as need it during shortage of labor force, high peak season, etc.
  • There could be additional tasks added to this job description as the company sees needed that are not outlined but are inclusive of productivity justification.

Qualifications and expectations:

  • The successful candidate must have Post-Secondary Education in Sales/Marketing, Business Communication/Administration or Hospitality and 1 – 3 years' Experience in a sales position.
  • This is a full-time salaried position and expectation is no less than 44 hours per week. Evenings and weekend availability is required.
  • Ability to tailor the sales strategy to the type of clientele
  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to follow price lists to ensure menus and budgets operate with a profit
  • Ability to problem-solve and provide recommendations for alternate menu, décor, room or venue possibilities to fit the client's needs.
  • Excellent and proficient oral and written English communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer focus with strong interpersonal skills
  • Creative and trend-setting
  • Must possess computer skills including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and be quick to learn on catering and floor plan programs such as Microsoft Visio

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