We are recruiting a National Sales Director to promote and market the Greater Pittsburgh area as a convention and tradeshow site.
National Sales Directors manage the development, coordination, and implementation of sales strategies and the solicitation of this business in a specified geographic territory and/or for a particular special interest group. This position is responsible for soliciting meeting and convention business from national associations in the Southeast area of the United States, and also from these specific markets, regardless of geographical territory:
Bachelor's degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management, Business Management, or related field is required. Travel, frequently by air, is required.
Five to ten years practical experience in selling, along with the ability to research potential sales prospects, and plan, develop and create new campaigns and strategies to promote Pittsburgh as a destination for conventions and tradeshows.
Seasoned knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Knowledge of iDSS sales database preferred. Knowledge of social media applications including Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn is preferred.
This full-time, exempt position reports to the Vice President, Convention Sales and offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefit package.
Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter of interest, resume and references. Only candidates with the necessary credentials will be contacted.
VisitPITTSBURGH's mission is to create economic growth by promoting Pittsburgh as a leading travel destination.