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Convene // conference & meeting spaces
Sales, Full Time    New York, New York    Posted: Saturday, September 07, 2019
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Were seeking an Account Manager to join our Sales team in New York City.

What You'll Do:

  • Maintain & grow current, prospective & referral clients
  • Attend local trade shows, networking receptions, & informational sessions to prospect for new business & understand current industry trends
  • Proactively solicit new business
  • Rapidly respond to all client inquiries & other communications
  • Conduct & coordinate thorough site inspections, client appointments, & client entertainment
  • Generate contracts to client specifications while adhering to internal pricing guidelines
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of all Convene locations, including but not limited to capacity charts, zone selling, & package pricing
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of competitive set & develop relationships with hotel & conference center counterparts
  • Speak the company language as it relates to sales & operations
  • Join & be actively involved with at least one industry professional organization
  • Be a professional brand ambassador for Convene
  • Reach & exceed budgeted goals per month
  • Identify needs periods in coming year & coordinate with sales & marketing leaders specific action steps to fill the voids
  • Attend & participate in all sales meetings & be prepared to discuss what you are working on/what you need assistance with to close business
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, communication with team members, clients, property operations partners

What We Look For:

  • College Degree Required BS/BA
  • Minimum 2 years sales related experience in the DC Area market (corporate events)
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with clients
  • Ability to work well with other team members

Who We Are

Convene designs & services premium places to work, meet, & host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major U.S. cities, with plans to expand globally. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, & has been named one of Americas 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes & a Best Workplace by both & Fortune Magazine.

At Convene, we're building a company that embraces diversity, encourages healthy integration of personal goals & professional development, & fosters community. Our team's evolution, values & culture have been at the forefront of what we do since our founding.

  • Certified Great Place to Work 2017-2020
  • 2019 Fortune Magazine #7 Best Workplace in New York
  • One of Magazines Best Workplaces 2018
  • 2018 Fortune Magazine Best Small & Medium Workplaces U.S.
  • One of LinkedIns Most In-Demand Startups
  • One of Forbes Most Promising Companies

Were Here For You

At Convene, youll receive

  • Excellent health coverage for you & your family
  • Medical & insurance navigation support
  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off during the month of your birthday
  • 401K match
  • Discounts on phone plans & gym memberships
  • Professional development support
  • Access to healthy meals & snacks at work
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