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Event Sales Manager

Event Sales Manager

Job Description

Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick's breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick's quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick's knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards.

Brunswick Zone XL in St Peters, MO is in search of an experienced, passionate, results driven Event Sales Manager, to lead the sales process in group event business The ideal candidate loves to sell and be a contributing member of the management team. Be self motivated by accomplishment and eager to learn the products and demonstrate their value. Go the extra mile to plan unique and memorable events that will exceed client expectations. Brunswick Zone XL is more than just a bowling center!

We’re a 60,000 square foot of state-of-the-art full entertainment venue. With three state of the art, private meeting rooms and Strikerz bar and grill we have plenty of event space to sell. Not to mention lazer tag, arcade and of course bowling. Brunswick Zone XL has a brand new banquet menu to sell just in time for the holiday season. The opportunities to sell fun at Brunswick Zone XL are endless!

Here are several key initiatives for the position:

• Identify, develop and maintain key accounts from an established database as well as foster new relationships including yet not limited to corporate, social and youth groups! Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Weddings, fundraisers, company picnics, reunions are also highly encouraged.

• Conduct outside sales appointments and inside sales calls including bowling center lunch tours.

 • Identify and develop group event leads through prospecting and approved networking activities. We provide the tools!

• Utilize social media tools and marketing platforms to help drive event awareness.

• Conduct and manage telesales and email campaigns with excellent results.

• Willingness to meet & greet group contacts as appropriate for relationship building.

• Desire to be a mover and shaker through attending, networking, and giving presentations at trade shows, event planner meetings, chamber of commerce functions and other community activities to promote the business.

• Desire to be a team player through regular communication with all other bowling center departments at weekly key staff meetings. It takes a team and we want you to be a part of all of the action.

If you are a proven sales professional yet under-challenged in your current or past hotel/hospitality/entertainment, this is your chance to grow with an industry leader!

Job Requirements

What you'll bring to our team:

  • Five plus years in Hotel, Hospitality, Restaurant or Entertainment Event Sales within the hospitality industry.
  • Minimum of three years of working with catering packages and BEO knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of social media tools & marketing platforms
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications)
  • Guest-driven; team oriented, and possesses strong negotiating skills
  • Possess exceptional presentation skills as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Preferred College Degree in hospitality, communications, sales/marketing or related fields

    About the Company

    For the past 165 years, Brunswick has been the industry’s leading operator of entertainment centers that includes traditional bowling centers and bowling family entertainment centers throughout the US, Canada and Europe. When you build, support products and services as exciting as Brunswick’s, you become part of a team that thrive on making people happy knowing that our customers live life to it’s fullest, our workforce stays focused on maintaining our leadership position in every industry we serve. Bowling Retail is a $200M Division consisting of 100 centers total with 90 located in the U.S, three in Canada and seven in Europe.

    Brunswick Corporation and all subsidiaries are deeply dedicated to diversity in the workplace. AAP / EOE.

    Brunswick was honored as a 2014 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media and GI Jobs! Veterans and Reservists strongly encouraged to apply!

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  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Retail
    Education Not Specified
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Manufacturing, Recreation
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 12327
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