Pursuit

SALES SPECIALIST (ALASKA COLLECTION)

Job Locations US-AK-Anchorage
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(01/10/2022 7:06 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2022-19802
# of Openings
1
Job Posting Categories
Front Office/Guest Services

What will you do in this job?

The Alaska Collection Sales Specialist is responsible for managing incoming inquiries and maintaining sales relationships with a client base for group business including meetings, convention, incentive and weddings.  The Sales Specialist works with our Affiliate partners to drive sales for our attraction products and will support our Sales team to achieve established sales goals.

General Responsibilities:

  • Support the Sales Managers in maintaining relationships and business with existing client base while growing existing accounts in the regional market. Target market is including but not limited to conference/meetings, associations, incentive groups, weddings, and affiliate partners.
  • Manage group inbox and respond to incoming leads by phone and/or email
  • Maintain sales database in Delphi and Salesforce.
  • Work closely with Pursuit operations teams and with Alaska tourism organizations
  • Drive seasonal sales for our attractions through sales calls, promotions, incentive programs and marketing support
  • Negotiate and send TAC business proposals and/or contracts
  • Contract new and existing affiliate partners annually, prior to season start
  • Conduct presentations, site tours, and lead familiarization groups as needed
  • Perform other duties as are appropriate and as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the tourism business in Alaska, including, state government, industry organizations and large private industry influences
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or Delphi.fdc (CRM) a strong asset
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills to promote effective internal and external communication between the sites, its employees, the media and the general public.
  • Consistent outstanding guest service skills
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and time management skills
  • Team player with willingness to be adaptable, flexible and solution-focused

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations or equivalent experience in another sales-related field.
  • Minimum one year of experience in management or sales, tourism marketing, advertising, or public relations; or relevant work experience
  • Experience in the Alaska tourism industry preferred.
  • Proximity to and ability to work in either our Anchorage or Seward office.

 

This list describes at a high level what this job requires, but no job description can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up.  Pursuit reserves the right to adjust, reduce, add, or change job tasks as needed for the success of the business.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job.  Some travel is expected, so ability to travel in US and Canada will be required.


Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

What will your work environment be like?

MORE ABOUT PURSUIT


Who We Are

 

Pursuit is a global attractions and hospitality company that connects guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences and strives to become the world’s leading provider of iconic attractions and hospitality experiences.  Pursuit generates revenue and shareholder value as one of two business units operated by Viad, an S&P SmallCap 600 international experiential services company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VVI.


Pursuit’s mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. We deliver rich travel experiences to the global market through our unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing, tours and travel products. Today, the company enjoys strong perennial demand with operations in or adjacent to Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada; Glacier, Denali, and Kenai Fjords National Parks in the United States; and our Flyover attractions, FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, B.C. and FlyOver Iceland in Reykjavik, and FlyOver Las Vegas in Nevada.  A new FlyOver attraction in Toronto, ON is anticipated in 2024.  May, 2021 brought the grand opening of the Sky Lagoon, a premier oceanfront geothermal lagoon experience near Reykjavik, Iceland.  Through its Refresh Build Buy strategy, Pursuit is continuing its growth trajectory into new iconic locations around the world.

EEO Information

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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