Best Venues is a venue sourcing and event management agency with a unique, fresh, concept. Based in Manhattan, we specialize in venue finding and work only with luxurious hotels, unique restaurants, and unusual or funky event spaces
We are looking for passionate go-getters who want to learn and grow within the hospitality & event planning industry.
Passion for hospitality and interest in new and upcoming spaces are a must!
Respond to client inquiries with immediacy
Research and contact clients to understand and anticipate their event needs
Source recommendations for clients by match event needs with space options
Oversee event progress through execution:
o Contacting clients
o Sourcing venues
o Attending site visits
o Negotiating contracts
o IF NECESSARY: assist with event planning packages
o Post event follow-up
Maintain relationships with Best Venues members and extended network
Identify and approach new venues to evaluate for potential partnership
Provide sales and marketing outreach support
Maintain Best Venues databases
Maintain and update Best Venues website
Work within sales system including data entry, analysis, and reporting
Strong written and verbal communication skills
o Example 1: Can you comfortably pick up the phone and call new venues to pitch Best Venues' services?
o Example 2: Can you adapt your communication style to suit different audiences?
o Example 3: If you are given a task and aren't quite sure how to go about it, how do you proceed?
Flexibility. We will try to give you structure, but the truth is that early stage startups are nutty and you will be doing all kinds of things
Prior lead generation experience
Familiarity with traditional and social media marketing techniques
Microsoft Office Suite
This is a paid opportunity with the opportunity to earn commission.
Please include your headshot with your resume in your response!
Job Types: Full-time, Commission
Salary: $25,000.00 /year