• Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Sales 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, Dcor and Entertainment Options. Office environment is friendly, relaxed, progressive and challenging.


Our Values and Culture: 

  • Serve 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.   


Summary of Position: The Chicago office is offering the position of National Sales Manager to a truly unique and dynamic professional who has proven high-quality sales abilities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and sustain client relationships, while building new client connections
  • Develop internal and external leads
  • Arrange client meetings, presentations and site inspections
  • Manage assigned hotel relationships
  • Promote AlliedPRA through sales calls, sales trips and industry relations
  • Provide progress reports on a regular basis
  • Develop, manage, and guide sales activities for the organization
  • Assist in the design and execution of the sales strategy and sales plan
  • Propose and execute policies and programs to achieve maximum sales volume potential for services
  • Act as main point of contact for client through sales process to include brainstorming event ideas, manage creative proposal development and revisions as well as contracting; create and edit proposals and contracts if needed
  • Work in conjunction with an Associate Director of Events to manage a team of Event Producers through the planning and operations phases of client program and attend events as needed to manage client relationships and ensure operational success
  • Obtain complete and thorough knowledge of AlliedPRA's policies, products and services
  • Attend industry events and be familiarized with the industry, hotels and suppliers
  • Comprehensive understanding of the proprietary AlliedPRA software and systems



  • A minimum of (3) years' work experience as a Sales Manager or Event Producer
  • College Degree BA or equivalent
  • Excellent writing skills and grammar
  • Experience working with budgets
  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have knowledge of the local destination
  • Ability to promote AlliedPRA and its product to clients, suppliers, staff and the general public
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build strong bonds with Event Producers to foster open, honest and candid communication
  • Ability to work flexible hours; weekends, evenings, holidays and to travel to venue and sales trip locations as needed
  • Possess a professional manner and appearance when representing AlliedPRA with clients and supplier/partners


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. The noise level in this office is moderate.


Salary Range & Benefits: Appropriate with experience; Company sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision Package, 401K Plan, Healthy Paid Time Off Plan.

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