Sales Support Manager

Industry
Sales, Marketing & Communications
Location
Nova Scotia
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Sales Support Manager

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference #SM-15364

 

 

Discover Halifax seeks to maximize regional wealth and economic growth through the promotion of Halifax as the preferred destination to the highest ROI markets. As part of this mandate, the Group Sales program within Discover Halifax focuses on the attraction and support of conferences and other major events to Halifax. The Group Sales program typically is involved in attracting over 100 events every year and these events provide an economic impact of over $60-million to the city of Halifax.


On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Sales Support Manager to join their team of dedicated professionals in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Reporting to and working with the Vice President - Group Sales, the Sales Support Manager plays a key role in successfully attracting and supporting events for Halifax through support services for the sales department. The position requires someone who is knowledgeable with computers/CRM technology, has great organizational skills and is a strong communicator with a natural curiosity in processes and creating efficiencies within them.


Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:


• Overseeing sales processes and CRM activities including – administration, training, and updates as well as identification of new approaches that can provide higher efficiencies
• Daily communications and follow ups with team members and various industry stakeholders in a timely manner
• Preparation of destination proposals, site inspection itineraries and other sales communications as required
• Managing member information; event information and relevant statistics related to the Group Sales program
• Ensures new and existing members are represented appropriately in the CMS and website listings

 

As the ideal candidate, you possess a minimum of two years of related professional experience in a similar sales support role, working and managing CRM technology as part of a sales program. Experience in the tourism or hospitality industry will be preferred. As a strategic thinker with strong attention to detail/accuracy, you are task oriented and deadline driven, able to manage multiple priorities. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft 365, along with experience using web technologies, social media, and web applications in a professional environment, will be key to success in the role. With exceptional organization, communication, and interpersonal skills, you are able to display professionalism in a variety of settings including presentations, meetings and networking environments, and are highly analytical by nature. Post-secondary education, ideally in a related program including marketing or business, is required.

 


To express interest in this opportunity please apply online directly by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant at bbeale@kbrs.ca or Scott McGaw, Partner at smcgaw@kbrs.ca. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.


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