What do James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, The Jackson 5 and Stevie Wonder all have in common?
They all launched their careers at the Apollo Theaterand so can you!
The Apollo Theater is one of the most famous performance venues in the country. Located in the historic Harlem section of New York City, the Apollo is legendary for showcasing African-American talent and launching the careers of many of historys greatest performers. The iconic venue continues to honor the influence and advance the contributions of artists through the Apollo Experience of world-class live performances and educational programsand this is where we need your help!
Director of Facility Sales
The Apollo Theater is currently seeking a Director of Facility Sales to increase revenue by securing new and maintaining existing venue rental clients, and driving concession sales, merchandise and license agreements.
Work with GM and marketing department to design and implement a sales strategy/action plan with annual budget required to increase revenue in facility sales, concessions, merchandise and brand licensing Outreach and meet with concert promoters, corporations, not-for-profit organizations and film and television producers to secure their rental of the Theaters performance and production space Represent and promote organization at trade and sales activities; travel outside the office as required to scout and/or solicit new sales for the Theater Provide regular revenue projections to GM and COO Work closely with Director of Production, Director of Theater Operations and various department heads to ensure clients technical and overall needs are satisfied Create and ensure accuracy of event settlement reports Ensure accuracy of Ticketmaster set-up for rental clients Provide estimate of expenses and contracts for use of space upon request Solicit deposits, payments, contracts and insurance from all ATF renters
Excellent phone/interpersonal skills Excellent writing/editing skills Minimum of 5 years professional management experience with theater, concert, television or film production Minimum of 5 years budgeting experience in entertainment Strong organizational skills Ability to multi-task Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook and Word Dedication to personal and departmental improvement Bachelors degree in Theater Administration, Business Administration, Marketing or comparable experience
We value our employees time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by competitive salary and benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
And for more information about the history and vision of the Apollo Theater, please visit our website at www.apollotheater.org .
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