AlliedPRA
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Position Title: Sales Assistant                                                                

Reports to:  General Manager

  

Company: Started in 1981, AlliedPRA is an award-winning, full-service destination management company providing clients with a professional service resource in designing and executing destination programs. We currently have 25+ offices throughout the United States. Our services include Special Events, Transportation, Activities, Sightseeing Tours, Program Logistics, Team Building Events, Decor and Entertainment Options. Office environment is friendly, relaxed, progressive and challenging.

 

Our Values and Culture:

  • Act with Humility
  • Deliver with Intensity
  • Own Our Results

This is who we choose to be, and how we show up every day. Whether wowing our clients, working with other members of our teams, or maintaining strong relationships in our communities and with our partners, these core values set the stage for how we do business. 

Our challenge to every employee is to be a person who is passionate about what they do, working with a team focus, and leaving a positive impact on everything they touch. This is not easily lived out, but it is the AlliedPRA expectation of excellence.  

Apathy need not apply here. We're making waves and only want wave makers.   

If this excites you and you're up to the challenge, then AlliedPRA just might be a right fit for you.                    

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist with researching new products, locations, services, etc. for clients
    • Creative ideas and writing
    • Oversee sales meetings and minutes
    • Assist with software and hardware issues, as well as data entry
    • Assisting Sales Managers with site inspections, sales trips and presentations
    • Provides assistance to clients when National Sales Manager or Senior Experience Designer is not available, returning phone calls or e-mails promptly.
    • Participates in daily, weekly, monthly and annual team, department and company meetings.
    • Plays an active role ensuring that sales tools and computer information on venues, etc. are current, complete and available for team to use at any time
    • Responsible for answering telephones, exercising good judgment in responding to callers.  Takes message and transfers calls as needed.  Oversees the processing of incoming and outgoing mail including ordering postage, mailing supplies
    • Provides support by assisting with projects
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 - 4 years work experience in special event planning, meeting planning, incentive travel or related field
  • College degree, certificate or additional work experience in Meeting Planning Management, Incentive Travel is helpful
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to anticipate and deal with problems involving few concrete variables in a typical office situation.
  • Strong mathematical skills, i.e., calculating percentages, proposals using mathematical equations
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Multitasking, organized, proactive, calm under deadlines, team player, proficient and accurate on keyboard, pleasant phone voice

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics for this position are typical of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAVEL

This position is frequently required to travel within the local destination market to which assigned. The following requirements apply: 

  • Ability to travel to program sites, greet clients, participate in multi-day site inspections with sales managers and clients.
  • Ability to travel to other AlliedPRA office locations by vehicle, airplane. 
  • Must be able to safely and legally operate a vehicle (personal, rental, or company).
  • Must have a current, valid driver's license for the state in which the employee performs his or her driving duties.
  • Must maintain a clean driving record, i.e., must remain insurable under our company's liability insurance policy.

 

WE VALUE DIVERSITY!

AlliedPRA believes in creating long-term relationships by being responsive and relevant and by consistently delivering value to our community and to our clients. Specifically with our employees, we focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent for our business, challenging our people, demonstrating a "can-do" attitude and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected age classification, ancestry, color, religious creed, marital status, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex, gender, gender identity, and gender expression. AlliedPRA will make every reasonable effort to accommodate individuals based on their disability status.  

 

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