Develop and generate qualified leads for lead subscriber members to accomplish the mission of increasing group business in the Myrtle Beach area.
Meet and exceed individual minimum performance standards for leads and definite room nights.
Sell by phone, face to face and electronically, the features and amenities of our destination, including the benefits of utilizing the services of the CVB to existing and new association and corporate market group business prospects.
Coordinate and attend appropriate market segment trade and other related shows and events.
Support the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce's mission statement: to promote, protect and improve.
Maintain ongoing knowledge of industry changes and trends through ongoing educational opportunities provided at trade shows and events and webinars.
Maintain ongoing knowledge of local area attractions and meeting and convention hotel properties.
Maintain knowledge of our destination's competition.
Proficiency in SimpleView CRM system, Microsoft Outlook and Word and Excel.
Complete reports accurately and timely as specified by management.
Assist in the development of market strategies, promotions and activities.
Develop ongoing and productive business relationships with sales managers of member businesses involved in the group market.
Assist in meeting planner/tour operator site inspections, familiarization trips and sales blitzes.
Bachelor's degree in marketing or a related field, minimum of two years of experience in group sales with proven sales skills and results.
Travel flexibility necessary.
Ability to delegate appropriate duties to the CVB assistant sales manager.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
General knowledge of computers and basic office procedures.
Self-motivated and high-energy individual.
Strong knowledge of local area attractions and meeting and convention properties.
High level of professionalism.
Superior telephone etiquette and hospitality skills.
Multiple-tasks oriented with meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent organizational skills.
Positive demeanor and a team player.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits package.
About Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization supported by more than 2,700 businesses and nonprofit organizations. The organizations, and the individuals representing them, join together for the purpose of promoting the civic and economic progress of our community. The area's economic success and quality of life is directly impacted by the work the chamber performs. Because of this, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will have a major impact on the future of the Grand Strand.
Vision - We will be a world-class organization that thrives on continuous improvement, providing exceptional results through service, innovation, community leadership and collaboration.
Purpose -There are three primary functions performed by the chamber:
Promote business: the chamber serves as the primary destination marketing organization and promotes the tourism industry out-of-market. The chamber also provides numerous opportunities for local businesses to promote themselves to visitors, residents and other businesses.
Protect business: the chamber seeks to influence legislation and regulation by local, state and federal governments in a proactive manner, supporting... legislation that benefits businesses and the communities they reside in and, where necessary, opposing legislation that unnecessarily inhibits businesses.
Improve business: the chamber offers a multitude of programs and services that assist businesses and/or individuals.
Mission Statement - The mission of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is to provide community leadership in the promotion of economic development, including tourism. Accordingly, the chamber will effectively involve itself in the governmental and political arena and the coordinating of efforts to advance business development in order to improve the quality of life and to encourage unity in the region.
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has represented the Grand Strand's business community for 80 years. The chamber serves Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Little River, Atlantic Beach, Garden City Beach, Loris, Conway, Aynor, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Socastee and Carolina Forest.