Event/Catering Sales Professional
Company: The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village Headq
Posted on: June 17, 2022
The Henry Ford is a nonprofit organization, an internationally
recognized cultural destination, and a one-of-a-kind workplace. Our
team is inspired daily by one another as well as the authentic
stories of innovation that we share across our four venues. We want
you to be part of this legacy and take it forward.
Are you a dynamic Event Sales Manager seeking an opportunity to be
a part of something meaningful and beautiful? Our events are
second-to-none, leveraging our incredible resources and facilities.
Help us design and execute incredible guest experiences that create
ripples of inspiration. We leave our clients in awe, so you will
help us deliver wow with every event. If you are a seasoned catered
events professional who is ready to represent one of the world's
greatest attractions, please apply!
--- Meet, and exceed, revenue goals as outlined in annual plan.
--- Proactive solicitation of target markets; to include cold
calls, follow-up repeat business, lost business and all
--- Responds to all inquiries and leads, handles initial inquiries
in efficient manner, and consistently follow-up with personal phone
call, printed material, customized letters and other appropriate
--- Actively up-sell and grow existing business with additional
events, products and services.
--- Secures date and facility to best suit customer needs, arrange
for customer to view facilities and discuss options. Provides
links, menus and other appropriate sales materials.
--- Creates and maintains ReServe/Infor and hard file of client
information, billing and payment processes, planning notes and
event details associated with all aspects of event.
--- Works with customers to evaluate their event needs, be creative
in reviewing and customizing menu, ticketed items, programs and
experiences to suit customers' needs. Must be flexible to work
within customer budget, yet meet minimum requirements set by The
--- Contacts vendor services, both internal and external, and
negotiates services to meet event needs. Responsible for making
recommendations to Team Leader of service providers, and for
keeping abreast of industry standards and trends to enable team to
provide the best possible service.
--- Contributes to internal communication efforts by participating
in necessary meetings and utilizing scheduling vehicles to convey
--- Responsible for attending a variety of events, coordinated by
self and peers. Greets customers and guests, inspects events,
observes operations, and makes recommendations for
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