Tall Ship Silva is Halifax’s premier sailing vessel offering tours of Halifax harbour, public & private charters, educational programs & full-service catering.
We are currently looking for full-time and part-time event sales associates to join our office team.
Reporting to the Sales Manager, the event sales associate will be responsible for the following:
- Respond to incoming email and telephone inquiries in a timely and efficient manner.
- Generate new leads through sales calls and web research.
- Follow up on outstanding quotes and prospects to ensure constant communication with potential clients.
- Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from trade shows and incoming inquires.
- Negotiate & create event contracts for clients, and follow through to completion to ensure signed contracts and required deposits are in place prior to hand-over to event coordinator.
- Manage & maintain client database to ensure up-to-date contact information and communication notes.
- Create & uphold quality relationships with both clients and suppliers.
- Candidate must have experience and must be comfortable contacting customers by telephone and must exude confidence.
- Speak articulately on the phone and be able to build good rapport with contacts.
- Strong team player with excellent communication skills.
- Demonstrated "people" skills, exceptionally organized with the ability to multi-task and self-manage.
We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected will be contacted. Please send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quote reference number 2013TT.
Closing date: Feb 22, 2013