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Sales Coordinator - Full Time

Located in Historic Fort Douglas on the University of Utah campus, the Guest House and Conference Center includes 180 hotel rooms and approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of unique meeting space. The Sales Coordinator: Develops new prospects and interacts with existing customers to increase sales for the University Guest House & Conference Center. Requires a positive attitude and must have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, provides outstanding customer service. Increases client base through consistent solicitations. Establishes trust and rapport with clients through appropriate coordination of new and existing accounts to ensure repeat business. Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates ability to meet service standards to achieve complete guest satisfaction.

The Sales Coordinator works with the Sales and Marketing Team for the University Guest House and Conference Center. This position builds long term sales relationships with new and existing clients and works with established sales team to market and promote services/space provided by assigned University department to internal and external clients. Resolves complaints and concerns to ensure complete client satisfaction. Provides appropriate follow through to ensure quality customer service. Establishes and maintains relationships with University staff, faculty and services. Represents the University Guest House and Conference Center in the community at chapter meetings, SLC chamber of commerce, and other local business groups. Works with sales and marketing team to develop sales strategies. Maintains files and records; Updates mailing lists and maintains databases and files. May decide on rate charges when interacting with perspective customers/clients; Advise customers/clients on U of U polices. May assist with coordination of special event activities such as conferences, luncheons and workshops.

Associates degree in related field or its equivalent with 2-4 years sales experience, demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Experience in hotel and/or conference sales experience preferred.

Employees of the University of Utah receive a free TRAX/UTA pass.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Must apply through the University of Utah employment website. Quick link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/85350

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: [email protected].

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

 

   

 

 

 

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