Visit Albuquerque, a private not-for-profit corporation, seeks an individual to position Albuquerque as the premier North American meeting, convention and event destination by performing sales and management activities to include:
Sell the Albuquerque Convention Center, destination hotels and off-site venues for both city-wide conventions and single property meetings.
Maintain a key leadership role within convention sales, services and sports department, focusing on training, mentoring and implementing approved sales strategies and procedures that support the overall sales philosophy of the organization.
Mentor and train the sales team in collaboration with the associate director of sales and maintain strong communication with Vice President regarding ongoing staff updates and activities.
Analyze weekly, monthly and quarterly staff reports including but not limited to individual production, individual action plans and team production.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in related field and five or more years senior level sales experience in the hospitality industry, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Must possess strong client base with national associates.
About Visit Albuquerque
Visit Albuquerque is
A private, not-for-profit organization (501c6).
Selling and marketing Albuquerque as a premiere destination.
Focused on conventions, meetings, leisure travelers and travel professionals.
Funded by lodgers tax through a contract with the City of Albuquerque.
Supported by a partnership of nearly 900 organizations.
A Board of Directors of approximately 30.
A full-time staff of 40 and over 100 volunteers.
An equal opportunity employer.
Funded with ~$7M (~$6M from lodgers tax and ~$1M from private sector activities)