HIRING! Special Events Manager Chelsea Piers Sports NYC

Job Title Special Events Manager
Organization or Company Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment
Industry Special Events, Venue Sales and Management
Salary negotiable
Benefits 401K, bonuses, dental, health
Job Duration full time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Qualifications
* 2-4 years of event sales & event coordination experience required * Proven ability to negotiate with clients and close sales * Superior customer service skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Maintain a professional and courteous manner at all times * Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail * Energetic and hard-working * Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to multi-task * Enjoy working in team environment * Ability to develop new business * Salesforce.com experience a plus
Primary Responsibilities
* Actively sell event locations for corporate group outings of 15 + * Create proposals and prepare contracts * Manage internal event operations and scheduling * Communicate with outside vendors (catering, audio-visual, entertainment) * CRM database support * Assist with departmental marketing efforts including website development, client outreach, direct marketing, trade show support, and business development
About Our Company The Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex is a 28-acre waterfront sports village located between 17th and 23rd Streets along Manhattan’s Hudson River. This $120 million, privately-financed project opened in 1995, transforming four historic, but long-neglected, piers into a major center for public recreation and waterfront access. Situated on Piers 59, 60 and 61 and in the headhouse that connects them, the Complex features the following sports and entertainment venues: The Field House, The Sports Center, The Sky Rink, and The Golf Club.
Contact Sherwin Johnson
Email Address events@chelseapiers.com
Address 23rd Street and the West Side Highway New York, NY 10011 USA
Special Instructions Include cover letter with salary requirements and attach resume. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
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