Job Description The Sports Sales Manager is a mid-level manager of the Greensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. The role is to solicit new sports business and maintain existing sports business, while contributing to the organizational goal of promoting Greensboro as a tourism destination.
Duties include, but are not limited to prospecting/qualifying local, regional and state sports organizations for new sports business, communication with area hotels, athletic facilities and other related partners, assembling event bids, and making bid presentations where required. Job-related Training And Experience
Excellent written communication/promotional writing/verbal communication skills
Minimum 3 years of sales experience with an emphasis on hospitality and sports marketing.
Demonstrated time management skills, outstanding organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Strong background in delivering outstanding customer service.
Ability and willingness to work hours that exceed a typical Monday through Friday 40-hour work week, as required.
Bachelor's degree is required, with preference for sports administration/management or hospitality management.
Equal opportunity employer. Complete benefit package including medical, dental and vision.
No relocation provided.
Deadline for applications is Friday, September 6, 2019. No phone calls will be accepted.
Applications: Send a cover letter and resume in confidence to:
The Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is an independent, non-profit governmental authority whose mission is to aggressively market Greensboro’s assets, maximizing economic impact while providing excellent visitor service. Guilford County ranks third in the state in travel and tourism expenditures, with over $1.3 billion generated in 2016 and more than 13,500 people employed in travel-related jobs.