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Posting Date: 7.31.17

Position: Sales Executive

Employer: Annett Bus Lines is looking to expand their sales team with a Sales Executive in our Jacksonville office.  We have over 40 years of experience serving Florida as one of the leading family-owned motorcoach companies.

Qualified Candidates would have the following qualities:

**Energetic

**Get-it-done attitude

**Very Strong Computer Skills

**Excellent Organizational Skills

**Efficient with a CRM

Benefits:

**Salary + Commission + Quarterly Bonuses

**Health Insurance

**Supplemental Insurance

**Simple IRA

**Paid timeoff and holidays

Please submit your cover letter and resume to personnel-safety@annettbuslines.com.


Posting Date: 7.16.17

Position: Convention Services Manager

Employer: Visit Jacksonville

Contact:  Monica R. Smith, CMP, CASE, CDME, Vice President, Sales & Services Visit Jacksonville

msmith@visitjacksonville.com

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Convention Services Manager provides the highest quality customer service to meeting planners, convention attendees, exhibitors, vendors and all others associated with the successful functioning of conventions and meetings.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage services to assigned accounts across all market segments to ensure a successful meeting in Northeast Florida and to retain future business.
• Determine servicing and support requirements of each organization with its respective meeting planner.
• Coordinate Visit Jacksonville resources and local community resources to fulfill the needs of the meeting planner.
• Communicate issues and updates on these accounts to Sales Managers.
• Document service activity in central database, iDSS.
• Welcome group on site and prepare welcome amenities as needed.
• Assist Event Specialist and Sales Managers with Sales Department FAMs
• Create/maintain microsites.
• Track recurring business to service the groups and record room nights.
• Support Sales Managers during site inspections for future business.
• Coordinate and lead pre-planning client visits.
• Entertain customers at meals and events with and independent of sales partners.
• Build excitement and increase attendance in Jacksonville by attending conventions the year before they are held in Jacksonville.
• Provide Visit Jacksonville marketing materials (photos, videos, text).
• Support planner efforts through social media.
• Distribute Visit Jacksonville and tourism industry collateral to support planner and attendees.
• Customize convention specific materials.
• Provide targeted services including welcome programs, signage and gifts.
• Build and maintain tourism industry relationships to keep current with the services they provide to the convention industry.
• Participate in tourism industry events and visits.
• Issue leads and referrals to tourism industry businesses to secure goods and services for meeting planners.
• Meet regularly with sales and services team to discuss our goals, upcoming and past conventions and to talk about any issues or concerns.

 


Posting Date: 7.16.17

Position: Convention Services Manager

Employer: Visit Jacksonville

Contact:  Monica R. Smith, CMP, CASE, CDME, Vice President, Sales & Services Visit Jacksonville

msmith@visitjacksonville.com

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Convention Services Manager manages the Convention Services Department to provide the highest quality customer service to meeting planners, convention attendees, exhibitors, vendors and all others associated with the successful functioning of conventions and meetings.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Administer an annual department budget, set departmental goals and generate numerous reports for internal and external use. Set performance goals for leads and referrals.
• Manage the Sales & Services team in the absence of the VP, Sales & Services.
• Conduct training, annual performance reviews, quarterly one-on-ones and coaching and counseling with the Services team, as needed.
• Set and monitor Convention Services policies and operating standards.
• Assign definite bookings to services team (to be assigned by calendar needs basis).
• Manage promotion amenity inventory.
• Manage services to assigned accounts across all market segments to ensure a successful meeting in Northeast Florida and to retain future business.
• Determine servicing and support requirements of each organization with its respective meeting planner.
• Coordinate Visit Jacksonville resources and local community resources to fulfill the needs of the meeting planner.
• Meet regularly with sales and services team to discuss our goals, upcoming and past conventions and to discuss any client or partner issues or concerns.
• Provide monthly and quarterly Convention Services reports and document services activity in iDSS.
• Support Sales Managers during site inspections for future business, as needed.
• Coordinate and lead pre-planning client visits.
• Assist in developing collateral to build interest and increase attendance for Jacksonville meetings.
• Provide Visit Jacksonville marketing materials (photos, videos, text, social media).
• Distribute Visit Jacksonville and partner collateral to support planner and attendees.
• Provide targeted services including welcome programs, signage and gifts.
• Build and maintain partner relationships to keep current with Visit Jacksonville partner and the services they provide to the convention industry.
• Participate in partner events and partner visits.
• Issue leads and referrals to partners to secure goods and services for meeting planners.
• Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.


Posting Date 7.24.17

Position: Manager of Global Accounts

Employer: HelmsBriscoe 9043636336

Contact: Cheryl Schreiner CMP, CMM, MBA

Contact Email: cschreiner@helmsbriscoe.com Job Details: Founded in 1992, HelmsBriscoe is a relationship-driven company focused on our clients and their specialized needs. Built on a foundation of hard work, exceptional client service, and a strong emphasis on personal fulfillment, we have successfully grown our team to more than 1,300 highly qualified, passionate Associates spanning more than 55 countries across the globe.

HelmsBriscoe combines work with passion in an effort to help our Associates do what matters most to them, both in their careers and in their personal lives. We offer self-motivated entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn an exceptional living with ample time remaining to enjoy and experience personal fulfillment, also known as life. Our people are the foundation of our success, and we pride ourselves on welcoming Associates who are dynamic and dedicated to more than just their work. It is important to us to give back to the communities and people that have given us so much, and our entire team reflects this vision. If you have the experience and drive to succeed, coupled with the desire to improve your life, HelmsBriscoe is the company for you.

HelmsBriscoe Associates are encouraged to fully embrace all facets of their lives because we understand that your career is only a part of who you are. Wherever your passions may lie, our company was designed to help you discover and enjoy them. Benefit from the flexibility of a 100% commission sales model without any earning limitations. Experience a career that empowers and motivates you to spend your time doing what matters to you. If you have a background in hotel sales or meeting planning, want to control your own destiny, have a hand in your earning potential and enhance your lifestyle, we would like to talk to you.

Cheryl Schreiner CMM, CMP, MBA

904 363 6336


Posting Date: 7.5.17

 
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