Director of Sales
SMG World - Sioux Falls, SD

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POSITION: Director of Sales

REPORTS TO: General Manager

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent opening for a Director of Sales at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center. This position generates sales and oversees the operations of Sales Managers and related tasks. Works collectively with the CVB on maintaining calendar and implementing all correspondence.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervises and provides support to Sales Managers and other departments.
  • Develops sales contracts and addendums and monitors compliance.
  • Provides on-going support and service to existing clients.
  • Identifies and implements sales goals and objectives.
  • Prepares statistics, reports and budget presentations for top management.
  • Represents the facility at all industry-related Trade Shows.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises Managers and Assistants in the Sales Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Business, Hospitality, Public Relations or related field preferred

Minimum 3-5 years sales related experience required

2-3 years supervisory experience necessary

Facility/industry experience preferred

Skills and Abilities

Excellent written and verbal skills, organizational ability, and interpersonal skills

Ability to effectively supervise sales staff

Ability to prioritize multiple projects

High aptitude for figures and advanced writing skills

Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a good working knowledge of computers.

Other Qualifications

Ability to work flexible hours in addition to normal business hours to include night, weekends and holidays

Ability to travel required

TO APPLY:
This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration and may be sent to:

Heather Christion

Sioux Falls Arena

1201 N. West Ave.

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

FAX: 605-338-1463

EMAIL: SMG_RESUME@sfarena.com

No Phone Calls

SMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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