Sales and Creative Services Coordinator Destination Management

Employer
CSI DMC
Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Oct 16, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Ref
413632501
Hours
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

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