We are looking for a self-motivated, seasoned sales professional with a solid history of connecting with clients and selling full-service experiences – whether in stage productions & entertainment, conferences & conventions, décor, destination management, or hotel & hospitality businesses.
The successful candidate will:
Have an entrepreneurial approach to their business
Research and build relationships with potential new clients
Assess client growth potential for association and corporate clients to help us grow our portfolio in all lines of services
Achieve sales goals to increase revenue
Contribute creative ideas to the event and experiential marketing process
Work closely with our Producers to respond to RFPs and proposals
Draft and negotiate client contracts
Represent the LAI Live producers at industry conferences as needed
Most importantly, remain focused on sales goals & enjoy the selling process!
Only candidates with the following qualifications should apply:
At least three (3) years work experience, preferably in a fast paced production, entertainment, event, hospitality or hotel sales environment
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Extremely organized and detail oriented
Capable of handling pressure and work on tight timelines
Exceptional customer service skills are a MUST
Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10%
Additional Salary Information: Leading Authorities’ compensation includes a generous base salary, incentive compensation, 401(K) plan and profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, life and disability insurance.
About LAI Live
LAI Live is a leading live event production company based in Washington D.C. We specialize in creating high-energy productions for our clients conferences, meetings, galas or live events happening throughout the U.S. and beyond. LAI Live is a division of Leading Authorities, Inc., an events and communications company also featuring award-winning video production and a world-renowned speakers bureau.
Leading Authorities’ compensation includes a generous base salary, incentive compensation, 401(K) plan and profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, life and disability insurance.
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