House of Blues VIP Membership Sales Manager in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Summary:

The Role: Oversee and manage Foundation Room and the VIP Music Hall sales team. Generate Foundation Room Membership revenue by acquiring new sales and maintaining a consistent working relationship with current Foundation Room Members for renewal sales. Generate VIP upsells in the Music Hall.

Essential Functions of the position include:

I. Sales

  • Actively solicit new and renewal business opportunities by conducting effective sales calls, outside sales calls, presentations to current and potential members, and conducting site inspections.

  • Negotiate and close Foundation Room Memberships and VIP Music Hall sales.

  • Generate revenue via prospecting new leads, renewing current Members and prospecting lapsed memberships.

  • Optimize all Music Hall inventory for upsell opportunities.

  • Monitor change in all industries and develop strategies to sell Memberships and VIP upsells.

  • Achieve monthly / quarterly sales goals and yearly budget goals.

  • Network with existing Members and VIP clients to develop referrals and maintain a high retention rate.

  • Oversee all Member and VIP upsell communications and marketing initiatives.

  • Consistently entertain and work in the Foundation Room and Music Hall to generate new business and maintain a good relationship with the existing Members and VIP clientele.

  • Assist in coordinating all Member events including quarterly marquee party.

  • Become involved in outside organizations that can directly affect your sales.

  • Attend local trade shows; participate in sales blitzes and other off-site sales efforts.

  • Oversee day to day operations of Foundation Room Coordinator, Concierge and VIP Hosts.

  • Work closely with Director of Operations in Foundation Room for all Member and VIP client’s activity.

  • Responsible for Foundation Room and VIP sales teams in achieving their goals.

  • Maintain office/vacation schedules for sales and VIP team.

  • Liaison between VP of Sales, General Manager and VIP Services team for all communications and company directives.

  • Attend weekly sales meetings, marketing and Foundation Room operation meetings.

  • Have a working knowledge of the operational department and their responsibilities in Foundation Room and Music Hall to ensure maximum Member and VIP clientele satisfaction.

II. Sales Strategies and Reports

  • Effective communication of strategies, priorities and goals through sales meetings, performance appraisals, annual reviews and meetings with VP of Sales and General Manager.

  • Maintain accurate daily office procedures and reporting.

  • Assist in communication with all venues regarding potential business / clients.

  • Ensure all accounting paperwork is accurate, responsible for collecting all Membership and VIP client monies, handle all invoices / receipts.

  • Oversee all projects given by General Manager and VP of Sales.

  • Comprehend all reports from Salesforce database.

Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate local Cleveland relationships and contacts.

·Express a positive attitude and objective viewpoint in all circumstances.

  • Maintain organization skills and focus on assigned tasks/goals.

  • Take creative risks to enhance revenue.

  • Behave professionally to maintain / enhance positive image of House of Blues.

  • Ability to sell a non- tangible product.

  • Show respect by considering the rights and dignity of others rather than self.

  • Communicate assertively in a non-aggressive, candid manner.

  • Able to maintain a flexible work schedule to accommodate business needs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma.

  • Minimum of seven years Directors experience overseeing a team of Manager level employees.

Preferred:

  • College diploma.

About Us

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