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Sales Assistant - Valero Texas Open - PGA TOUR (San Antonio, TX)

Job Title: Sales Assistant - Valero Texas Open - PGA TOUR (San Antonio, TX)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Antonio
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Reference: 718759331
Job Published: December 02, 2017 04:45

Job Description


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Sales Assistant - Valero Texas Open - PGA TOUR (San Antonio, TX)


Position: Sales Assistant


Job Type: Seasonal, Full-Time


Location: San Antonio, Texas


Period: January 3, 2018 - May 31, 2018 (April 16-22, 2018 Valero Texas Open week)


Compensation: $1,250 per month


Valero Texas Open Overview:


The Valero Texas Open (VTO) is one of 47 events that make up the world's leading professional golf circuit, the PGA TOUR.


Each year the VTO attracts 156 of the top PGA TOUR professionals, tens of thousands of spectators each day, millions of television viewers and a list of blue-chip sponsors to TPC San Antonio and the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in an effort to raise significant funds for charities throughout the South Texas community and beyond.


The VTO is currently seeking motivated, qualified candidates for the 2018 Valero Texas Open season.


Job Responsibilities:


Assist and support both the Sales Director and Sales Manager with tasks including, but not limited to:


  • Identify new potential sponsors utilizing multiple resources


  • Create sponsorship proposals and other collateral


  • Assist in sponsor solicitation including email and direct mail campaigns, retail partner initiatives, etc.


  • Manage exhibition space including pre event communication, on-site activation, and post event wrap up


  • Ensure that contractual sponsor obligations are fulfilled


  • Assist in various areas of volunteer sales team including sales tracking, meeting preparation, etc.


  • Work collaboratively with other VTO departments such as Client Services, Marketing, Operations and Volunteers on other projects as assigned


  • Participate and support VTO "Street Team" events in raising tournament awareness throughout the local community


  • Other tasks and duties as needed by VTO Staff


Job Requirements:


The ideal candidate should...


  • be self-motivated and thrive under pressure in a fast paced work environment while exercising organizational, analytical and time management skills;


  • have strong interpersonal skills that complement a proactive, solution driven, team-oriented work ethic;


  • have a strong ability to foster relationships with a wide variety of individuals from entry level to C-level executives;


  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; Spanish is a plus;


  • Valid driver's license and have reliable transportation to commute to main offices, TPC San Antonio temporary offices and to offsite locations


  • be comfortable making phone calls, setting appointments and establishing/developing relationships;


  • be proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint), internet software, various social media platforms; Adobe software including Photoshop and CAD is a plus;


  • be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required throughout the period of employment, but especially in the four weeks prior to and the week of the Valero Texas Open;


  • have a desire to work in sports/event management; completed degree or working toward a degree in a related field (Sports Management, PGA Management, Business Management, Hospitality & Leisure Management, etc.) is a plus.


  • Knowledge of golf and golf events is not a requirement but a plus


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