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JOB: Contracted Sales Director for Orlando Arts Getaways

Job Description: Contracted Sales Director
Status: Contracted Position
Reports to: Executive Director

Summary: This position is responsible for sales and management for the Orlando Arts Getaways (OAG) program, managed by the Alliance. General responsibilities include: Development and sales of packages through the program, extensive computer responsibilities (including Microsoft Office Suite), multitasking, developing and refining relationships with arts and cultural organizations, local hotel/restaurants and group sales contacts.

Responsibilities:

* Manage and account for the entire OAG package product and all of its various components;
* Sell directly to tour operators, meeting planners, group leaders, associations and all potential business markets with relationship to group sales;
* Primary contact for the relationship with the Orlando CVB and its various directors for each departmental discipline to maximize reach, visibility and sales in all areas of opportunity;
* Represent the OAG project at community functions and meetings;
* Primary contact for all of the hotels/restaurants and arts organizations with relationship to contract and price negotiation;
* Create and approve all packages for web site and group sales;
* Work with the Executive Director to utilize the OAG budget most effectively;
* Help set and meet the sales goals for the department;
* Perform additional duties as deemed appropriate.

Job Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four year college or university and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in sales and marketing for conventions or arts and cultural organizations, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, members or employees of the organization.
* Ability to take direction and establish ownership of projects.
* Ability to identify areas of opportunity and problem solve as needed to best support the OAG program and the Alliance's mission.
* Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Suite as well as HTML.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements and does not imply a contract.

Compensation: Pay dependent on qualifications

To apply, send 1-2 page cover letter outlining aptitude and interest, resume and names/contact numbers for three professional references via email to HR@ArtsandCulturalAlliance.org or by mail to 11 N. Summerlin Ave #265, Orlando, FL 32801 by Wednesday, July 8th, 2009. No phone calls please.

For more information about the Arts and Cultural Alliance, visit our websites at:ArtsandCulturalAlliance.org and RedChairProject.com