Sales & Marketing Manager

Toronto, Ontario m5h 2k1 Canada

Job ID: 8691 Job Category: Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing  Manager    Our client is a premier event destination in Toronto and they are looking for a high energy, venue  sales  and  marketing  management professional, with a strong work ethic, who is driven,  and  exudes positive energy.   As Manager,  Sales &  Marketing, you should use your creativity  and  thorough knowledge of the industry,  marketing  and  sales  process to provide innovative ideas for business growth.   Communication  and  management skills are also essential for this position.   General Responsibilities:   • Functions as the leader of the venue’ s  sales  department. • Manages the venue' s reactive  and  proactive  sales  efforts. • Responds to inquiries, including  sales  quotes  and  venue proposals. • Implements a seamless turnover from  sales  to operations, including events planning, and  back to  sales  while consistently delivering high level of service. • Provides day to day leadership to achieve venue  sales  objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals  and  venue revenues. • Builds  and  manages  marketing  channels through all campaigns, including digital  and creative  sales  collateral to grow  sales  opportunities • Implements the brand’ s service strategy  and  applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the  sales  process  and  focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the venue’ s’  sales  objectives. • Develops  and  implements  marketing  strategies that deliver products  and  services to meet or exceed the needs  and  expectations of the brand’ s target customer profile. • Suggests innovative  marketing  ideas  and  develops deployment strategies to continue to grow market share. • Creates, maintains  and  strengthens Company’ s overall brand in all forms of media. • Determines  and  develops  marketing  communication activities. • Develops  and  writes external communications. • Identifies public relations opportunities  and  coordinates activities to augment the overall  marketing  communication strategy. • Oversees or executes all social media posts – to ensure proper image portrayal to the public. • Develops editorial content for all social media channels. • Maintains general Company’ s website functionality, efficiency  and  key messaging. • Posts creative website content with pictures & video for all venue’ s functions & events. • Asserts comprehensive knowledge  and  awareness of the event venue market. • Plans new promotions  and  initiatives,  and  contributes to business development. • Leads  and  oversees short  and  long-term projects, promotional materials, ensuring all artwork  and  items are on brand  and  delivered on time. • Conducts market research to identify effective promotional methods  and  negotiates media contracts. • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the database. • Manage in-house photography  and  videos to achieve  marketing  standards.     Desired Qualifications:   • Post-secondary education in  Marketing, Business or Hospitality. • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role in the industry. • Highly developed written  and  verbal communication skills to effectively negotiate, persuade, influence,  and  sell are critical. • Possess strong  sales  and  negotiation skills with solid customer service attitude. • Proven prospecting  and  new business development abilities. • Maintain a high level of professional standards including appearance, demeanor, ethics and  image of self. • Maintain positive employee relations in a supportive, team-oriented environment. • Attention to detail  and  accuracy. • Excellent project management  and  organizational skills with the ability to manage a variable work load, ensuring timely  and  accurate completion. • Ability to meet deadlines  and  demonstrate a sense of urgency. • Analytical skills with a problem-solving attitude. • Poise, presence,  and  the ability to handle volume with grace. • The ability to dedicate the hours to be successful. • Proficiency in Event Management Software  and  all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint  and  Outlook.

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