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Events Sales Representative
River Room at Burning Bush Brewery
4018 N Rockwell St, Chicago, IL 60618, United States
River Room at Burning Bush Brewery hiring Events Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

River Room at Burning Bush Brewery hiring Events Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

River Room at Burning Bush BreweryMore Info

Full/Part Time • Salary ($60k - $120k)
Expires: May 10, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated sales representative with sales experience. As a sales representative, you will be responsible for selling and promoting our event space. Looking for an employee who is eager to learn and willing to take initiative. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about the events industry (weddings, fundraisers, anniversaries, graduation parties, etc...)

Position Description:

Title: Sales Representative
Pay: Small base salary + potential for large commission volume and incentives
Hours: 20 - 30 hours with potential to grow to full-time
Days/Times: Flexible Hours. Availability on days, nights and weekends required. Work is primarily on site.
Start Date: Immediately
Reports To: General Manager(s)
Experience: 2+ years sales experience required. Experience in the wedding/event industry is a plus but not required.

RIVER ROOM AT BURNING BUSH BREWERY OVERVIEW:
River Room is a unique, multipurpose event space located on the North Branch of the Chicago River in Chicago’s North Center Neighborhood. We are a community oriented, fully customizable venue specializing in weddings, private and corporate functions, live events, gallery events, photo or video shoots, conferences, vendor fairs, markets, nonprofit events and fundraisers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Give tours and book the space.
  • Create proposals. Receive and respond to inquiries (Email inbox inquiries, texts, phone calls, and inquiries from all our our platforms (ie. The Knot, Here Comes the Guide etc…)
  • Manage CRM system - Follow up on sent proposals and old leads on all platforms, try to clean out the dead leads as often as possible.
  • Manager on Duty for events - required when our Events Manager is off duty. Possibility of additional manager on duty shifts during the busy season.
  • Accounting - Entering payments, tracking all expenses etc…

Essential Requirements:

  • Outstanding communication and networking skills. Professional and presentable.
  • Passion for sales and providing an exceptional guest experience.
  • A team player - Maintain a positive, friendly and hospitable attitude toward guests & other staff.
  • Focus on Details: Be well organized, maintain concentration and think clearly under pressure.
  • Perform job functions with minimal supervision.
  • Confidence and experience handling conflict resolution that will translate during events.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving capabilities. Keep an open mind and be a critical thinker.
  • Proficient in basic math and excel spreadsheets.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for sales and the events industry, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and take your career to the next level!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $60,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 20 – 30 per week

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Compensation package:

  • Commission pay
  • Quarterly bonus

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Travel requirement:

  • No travel

Work Location: In person


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($60,000.00 - $120,000.00)


Required Skills

Communication

Customer Service

Attention to Detail

Professional Communication

Teamwork

Event Planning

Event Sales

Hospitality Driven

Motivated

Positive Attitude

Client Relations

Cold Calling

Customer Focused

Work Independently

Results Driven

Problem Solving

Sales

Punctuality

Responsible

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Sales Driven

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Part of Burning Bush Brewery & River Room

River Room is a unique, multipurpose event space located on the North Branch of the Chicago River in Chicago’s North Center Neighborhood. We are a community oriented, fully customizable venue specializing in weddings, private and corporate functions, live events, gallery events, photo or video shoots, conferences, vendor fairs, markets, nonprofit events and fundraisers.