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Director of Sales - The Lakeland Center

Title:Director of Sales - The Lakeland Center
Post Date:07/14/16
Location:Lakeland, FL
Details:Job Profile:
The Lakeland Center of The City of Lakeland seeks a degreed Director of Sales to work in the area of outside sales for the solicitation of procuring new events for the Center to include but not be limited to trade shows, meetings and conventions, and as such promote the benefits of the county/facility to prospective user groups.

Company Profile:
The Lakeland Center is Central Florida’s premier entertainment, sports and convention complex with over 100,000 square feet of flexible space. The Lakeland Center is the only multipurpose facility in the state of Florida with four distinct venues under one roof. These venues include the 10,000 seat George Jenkins Arena, the 2,300 seat Youkey Theatre, 28,000 square feet Exhibit Hall, and the 34,000 square feet Conference Center. The Lakeland Center offers full catering and banquet services as well as audio-visual services, security and over 2,500 parking spaces.

Required:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in sales, mass communications, marketing, public relations, advertising or related field. Prefer experience with facility entertainment, meeting planning, convention or tourism industry or related background in sales. Direct experience in sales, promotions and public relations beneficial.

A primary function of this position is to develop and implement a sales strategy to attract, book, and retain new events for The Lakeland Center. The incumbent will work on a base salary with a commission incentive attained by reaching revenue goals established by the Executive Director based on historical sales revenues.” Additionally, this position will work with area organizations to enhance outside sales; i.e. Central Florida Visitors and Convention Bureau, facility in-house caterer, and area hotels sales representatives.
Qualifications:The Lakeland Center offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that will vary based on the credentials and proven abilities of the individual selected based on qualifications and accomplishments. The City of Lakeland’s excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, and vision plans, disability plans, life insurance, paid time off and a robust pension plan.

Interested applicants should submit an online application @
http://www.lakelandgov.net/employmentservices/employment-services/job-opportunities


Applicants must submit a resume and transcript with application.
Employer:City of Lakeland / The Lakeland Center
Contact:Anthony Camarillo
701 West Lime Street
Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone: 863-834-8133
Email: anthony.camarillo@lakelandgov.net
Website:visit our website...