Senior Curator, Chicago - GENERAL SUBMISSION
Gilt City Inc - Chicago, IL

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Company Overview:
Gilt City is a separate, fully owned subsidiary of Gilt Groupe that curates exclusive, insider experiences in the world’s most dynamic cities. From restaurants and spas to concerts and more, every day we inspire and delight our members with the premium access to extraordinary experiences. The Gilt City team is tasked with entrepreneurial expectations, such as rapid expansion, providing a dynamic vision and offering the unexpected as we advance the Gilt lifestyle of making the world a more beautiful place.

In bringing the Gilt brand to the lifestyle industry, Gilt City is looking to hire a Senior Curator with a taste level to match! Having experience in both local market sales and luxury lifestyle offerings, this individual will partner with venues, restaurants, and services to creatively design offers that deliver access to our members’ respective city hotspots. Much like what we provide our members, we look for the best of the best in our team members. Our Sales Curator will develop strategic partnerships with our vendors and he/she will also collaborate with all departments to help exceed revenue goals.

Our ideal candidate can easily adapt to an energetic, fast-paced start up environment. This person should have professional poise and presence when interfacing with the marketplace, have an inherent creative ability to identify unique coveted experiences and have a passion for winning.

Responsibilities:
Execute against targets identified and agreed upon by management and the Market Lead

Interface and communicate effectively with the Account Management team and leadership based in the New York headquarters

Ownership of a specific category within the market as determined by the Market Lead; complement other categories across team

Manage sales team interns

Mentor Associate Curators

Evangelize and inspire the marketplace to work with Gilt City

Build and cultivate relationships on an ongoing basis

Represent Gilt City at trade, tastemaker events and local media outlets

Organize pipeline and revenue projections for management and the Market Lead

Assist Market Lead with development and execution of the Brand Ambassador program and help grow the Gilt City Event series

Qualifications:
5-7 years in Sales and/or Marketing

5-7 years in working on local service offerings with deep relationships in at least one category: restaurants, spa, activities, etc.

Outstanding communication and presentation skills

Expert in building and maintaining strategic partnerships

Passion for fine food, wines, arts, culture and city life in Boston

A clear understanding of the hyper-local marketplace

Ability to work in a start-up environment

Proven track record of exceeding goals

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