Sales and Creative Services Coordinator Destination Management

Falls Church, VA
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
CSI Washington, DC is a full service Event and Destination Management Company (DMC). The professional services we provide include seamless transportation, thematic onsite and offsite events, transformational dA$ (C) cor, memorable tours, engaging entertainment, custom teambuilding, localized dine-arounds, experienced meeting management and more.A' CSI DMC is made up of extraordinary event professionals dedicated to serving the needs of our clients wherever they may be. We are driven by a passionate belief that to deliver exceptional experiences in our industry requires attention toA' our core values: consistency, creativity,A' commitment, continuity, and accountability.CSI has a strong culture of teamwork and family values coupled with individual performance measures. We are the industry leader in both serving our clients and recognizing that successful events donA cents € (TM) t just happen by chance.A' The CSI Washington, DC office is currently seeking a Sales and Creative Services Coordinator to join the Sales Team.A' A' The employeeA cents € (TM) s primary objective is to:A' Create an exceptional experience, every time.CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: A cents € cents Collaborate on the development, writing, and design of client proposals and presentations A cents € cents Creative storytelling of the full guest experience throughout the entire event/theme from decor, entertainment, interactive elements, food and beverage, etc. A cents € cents Contribute to brainstorms and research new ideas, themes, etc. A cents € cents Design storyboards of images to be included with written descriptions to further enhance, convey, and sell ideasA cents € cents Work as part of a team to design and manage proposal & presentation templates A cents € cents Reaching out to new vendors who are discovered through networking, colleagues, industry publications, etc. A cents € cents Join client meetings/calls/sites/presentations when needed A cents € cents Attend industry networking eventsA cents € cents Stay up to date on industry news and trends to share with team A cents € cents Additional administrative duties related to CSI DMC and other responsibilities/tasks as assigned A cents € cents Coordinates the Sales team in the development of creative, compelling proposals.A cents € cents Researches and organizes information pertaining to new venues and activities in the region.A cents € cents Develops site itineraries and ensures flow for the Sales team.A cents € cents Remains current on industry trends, local openings, new ideas and happenings.A cents € cents Participates in internal training opportunities.A cents € cents Assists onsite with local program operations, as needed.A cents € cents Creates accurate, up-to-date documentation using an established business file and database.EXPERIENCE & REQUIRED SKILLS:A cents € cents A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required but may be substituted with equivalent work experience.A cents € cents Proposal writing or event management experience, preferably on the supplier side. DMC experience is highly regarded.A cents € cents Well-developed grammar and literacy skills.A cents € cents The ability to listen closely and articulate confidently in meetings where client decision makers and their teams may be present.A cents € cents An organized work ethic, with a proactive approach to completing tasks and maintaining accurate records.A cents € cents The demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize competing work needs.A cents € cents Visually creative with an aptitude for CSI proposal products (MS Publisher, PowerPoint).A cents € cents Able to work autonomously yet collaborate as part of a team on workflows.A cents € cents The ability to maintain a schedule appropriate to the needs of a workplace and industry which includes nights and weekend work on an as needed basis.A cents € cents Ability to learn new software introduced at CSI (knowledge of Salesforce a plus).A cents € cents Must be eligible to work in the USA cents € cents Must be eligible to travel domestically and internationally. A cents € cents A creative mindset, always thinking outside the box, aA cents € ~letA cents € (TM) s make this workA cents € (TM) attitude A cents € cents The ability to convey/capture a message with imagery by selecting the perfect picture, graphic, look, etc. A cents € cents Comfortable to take initiative and propose ideas A cents € cents Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs (in particular Microsoft Excel and Publisher) A cents € cents The desire to learn more about the events industry and Destination Management Companies, and their services A cents € cents A lively interest in research, attending activities and opportunities to assist creative development A cents € cents A highly organized approach to work schedules & setting priorities, a high attention to detail, and a professional mannerA cents € cents Knowledge of the City of Washington, DC, its venues and surrounding areas