Group Sales Internship - Summer 2018

  • Watkins Glen International
  • Watkins Glen, NY, United States
  • Dec 04, 2017
Full time Accounting Business/Management Communications Community Relations Entertainment Event Planning Hospitality Marketing Sales Sports Management

Internship Description

General Description: The Group Sales Intern will assist in increasing attendance and incremental revenue for most 2018 major events, including the NASCAR Weekend, through outbound phone calls, direct mail and promotional marketing campaigns.

 

Duties:

  • Manage group and corporate account partners
  • Renew and upgrade existing ticket customers
  • Conduct telephone campaigns to acquire new business ticket sales
  • Develop and promote employee group sales opportunities
  • Assist with ongoing promotions and giveaways associated with upcoming event weekends
  • Provide quality customer service for existing customers
  • Support community programs that WGI is involved with
  • Assist the sales department with tasks during major event weekends

 

Qualifications:

  • Two years completed towards a Business Administration, Communications, Marketing or Sport Management Degree
  • Outbound calling skills and customer service experience (retail, direct, corporate) is helpful
  • PC literate and strong organizational skills
  • Possess ability to demonstrate exceptional guest service skills
  • Able to work non traditional hours occasionally (nights, weekends, holidays)
  • Must be able to work ALL major event weekends* including the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy and NASCAR Weekend at The Glen

Salary (If salary is range, you can add the range or "Depending on Experience")

New York State Minimum Wage Hourly Rate

Work Schedule (Please indicate the number of hours per week the student will work.)

30

Proposed Start Date

May 21, 2018

U.S. Work Authorization

US Citizen/Permanent Resident

Contact Name

Robert Murphy

Contact Title

Director of Business Development