Job Description

Sales Associate- Hospitality and Events

Philadelphia, PA

 

Red Orange is looking for a Sales Associate with a background in the Hospitality or Events Industry to join our Sales Team.

 

Here’s an example of what our Sales Associate will do…

  • A Government agency reaches out to us – they are looking to host a week-long training for 50 people in New York in mid-July
  • The agency specifies exactly what is needed to pull off the event (accommodations, technology requirements, catering, venue size, transportation to/from the airport, etc.)
  • Our Sales Associate researches hotels or event venues in the desired location using online reviews and resources and build solutions for each request
  • Our Sales Support Associate contacts the hotels to determine which one(s) will best meet the needs of our client and negotiate pricing. The better the pricing, the more likely we are to win the contract.
  • The Sales Support Associate may also research transportation to/from the airport, eating venues, caterers and whatever else is needed
  • The Sales Support Associate presents the best options to the Sales Team for review. The Sales Team then compiles and submits an official proposal

 

This is a unique position that involves creativity, flexibility, and attention to detail.

 

Our Ideal Sales & Research Associate

  • Researcher:Able to look at a need and find a solution to meet the need. Savvy at using internet searches to get information.
  • Inquisitive:Asks the right questions to determine which service provider will be the best match for our client’s needs.
  • Great Communicator:This position involves a lot of phone calls as well as emails with potential vendors. We’re looking for someone who communicates clearly and professionally.
  • Sales Savvy:Understands that in order to close the deal, we need to negotiate the best price for the best solution.
  • Analytical: Able to review large amounts of information to determine which vendor has the best solution.
  • Detailed:There is a fair amount of number crunching involved in this position in reviewing quotes and also when presenting the solution. Mistakes can be costly.
  • Experienced:Has a background working in inside/outside sales.A Degree in Public Relations, Communications or Hospitality is preferred.

What We Offer…

  • Competitive Pay Dependent on Experience
  • Commission on sales
  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Vacation – Paid Holidays
  • Fast-growing division with room to learn and advance
  • Flexible FT Schedule
  • Autonomy – no micromanagers here. You are given ownership of your work
  • Some opportunity to travel (but not required)

 

 

If you are a professional with a background working in sales and you love to research and provide solutions – we hope to hear from you

 

Application Instructions

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