CVB Sales Manager

  • Washington State Patrol
  • Irving, TX, USA
  • Jun 24, 2022

Job Description

Job Posting

This position offers bonus potential based on performance in addition to the base salary . Duties include marketing and promoting the City of Irving as a destination for the SMERF (Social, Military, Education, Religious, & Fraternal) Market, serving as one of the CVB's chief liaison to targeted organizations; establishing relationships with key officials and decision-makers; managing, coordinating and facilitating sales efforts; participating in sales calls; working with Irving hotels, The Toyota Music Factory and the Irving Convention Center to sell the destination; and planning and implementing familiarization tours and site inspections for association customers. Duties also include assisting with the preparation and administration of the departmental budget; tracking and maintaining account activity and customer lead database records; and preparing detailed reports. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in marketing, hospitality industry sales or a related field, and five years of direct sales experience in CVB's or full service hotels are required. Must have knowledge of and experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications; MS Word and Excel preferred. Knowledge of and experience with CVB software, such as Simpleview, desirable. Must be able to travel and have, or be able to obtain, an appropriate Texas driver's license. Industry specific certifications - CHSE, CASE are preferred. Hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, and will include some evenings and weekends.

PAY GRADE HI26 / FULL PAY RANGE $6,888 - $10,406 PER MONTH

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Culture

The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau represents the city's $1.96 billion-per-year hospitality industry community and welcomes more than three million visitors annually. Funded solely by hotel tax collections, the Irving CVB connects corporate, convention and leisure visitors to our hospitality industry partners - the city's hotels, meeting venues, restaurants, attractions and shops, as well as attractions throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The strength of the visitor industry and the city's hotel tax collections also provide the funding resources for the Irving Arts Center and the Preservation and Redevelopment Program. The Irving CVB enhances Irving's economy and quality of life by marketing and advocating for the development of Irving as a premier destination, and by attracting visitors of all kinds for unforgettable experiences.