Job Alert: Meetings and Sports Sales Manager, Visit KCK

This position is closed Employment Opportunity with the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau

Position: Meetings and Sports Sales Manager Posted Date: November 2, 2016

The Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau has an opening for a Meeting and Sports Sales Manager. This full-time position is located in downtown Kansas City, KS and is available starting January 3, 2017. Responsibilities are to maximize revenues for meetings / conventions and sports related events by generating leads, direct sales, servicing and marketing to business, association, government, and sports markets. Will work closely with other sales and marketing staff to bring new business to Kansas City KS. Occasional day and overnight travel will be required for tradeshows, convention,s and partnership meetings.

Requirements:

  • Prior hospitality sales experience a plus
  • Professional and hospitable oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proficient basic computer skills, knowledge of Simpleview CRM a plus
  • General knowledge of Kansas City KS and the entire KC metro area
  • Ability to create and express excitement for visitors to Kansas City KS and the entire KC metro area
  • Able to follow through in a team environment with limited supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to set up trade show booth, transport materials and stand several hours at a time
  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle and insurance

Resumes should be sent to: Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau Attn: Bridgette Jobe PO Box 171517 Kansas City, KS 66117

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The mission of the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau is to market Kansas City Kansas as a visitor destination and to increase the number of overnight stays.