Travel Salem is seeking a highly motivated and seasoned Sales Manager responsible for promoting and selling Salem & the Mid-Willamette Valley as a premier destination to local, regional and national sports and event planners with an emphasis on generating citywide overnight lodging. Must have 5 years sports and events sales experience.
Other mandatory skills and experience needed include:
Working with sporting and event groups
Working with sporting and event venues
Working with lodging properties (e.g., bids, contracts, housing)
Clear and concise verbal and written communication
Networking and relationship building
Creative thinking and problem solving
Technical and creative writing
Customer service skills
Familiar with database and contact management programs
Proficient with all Microsoft applications
Knowledge of the Salem region
Vehicle required. Unencumbered Oregon drivers license. Ability to lift 35#. Some travel and evening and weekend hours. Full-time position, salary wage, and benefits.
To apply submit the following:
cover letter telling us why you should be our next Sports & Events Sales Manager and What are the top 3 sports niches you would recommend our destination recruit and why?
Send resume and cover letter by email or mail to Travel Salem, 388 State St., Suite 100, Salem OR 97301
About Travel Salem
Travel Salem markets and promotes the Mid-Willamette Valley as a
premier, year-round destination for conventions, events and leisure
travelers, and serves as the official destination marketing organization
and a vital tourism economic development generator for the region.