Event Sales Manager Stray Boots
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Stray Boots is an NYC-based tech startup offering cell phone-guided games that play out like a cross between a tour and a scavenger hunt (think: your own private Amazing Race). We offer self-guided adventures for groups of all sizes, and a big part of our revenue comes from events for organizations looking for creative team-building, orientation, and touring options.
We're looking for an awesome Event Sales Manager to join our team to oversee and grow this segment of our business, building our client base within the 14 US cities where we already offer products and to galaxies beyond. You'll be responsible for handling all incoming event leads, converting them to sales, and managing ongoing relationships with past clients. But more importantly you'll find new sales channels through which we can promote our events and increase our super-happy client base.
You should be an enthusiastic people person who revels in unbridled responsibility and autonomy. As the sole member of our Events "Department" you'll have complete ownership over this area of the business, with the responsibility and opportunity it affords you to turn it into something spectacular. To do the job as amazingly as you can, you should have a strong background in sales and customer service; have fun working independently and as part of a team; and communicate extremely effectively by all means: in person, phone, email, telegraph, SnapChat, charades.
oHandling all incoming leads from initial inquiry through post-event wrap-up
oDeveloping new strategies to grow client list and generate new business
oDirectly handling customer service and sales calls and emails (occasional weekend customer service)
oImproving existing sales and operational processes
oCollaborating with tech and editorial teams to develop new scavenger hunts and game features
oGenerate sales reports to analyze performance and determine steps to grow the business
oMaintain a steady pipeline of potential clients
oContinually being great to work with
o2-3+ years sales experience
oExperience generating new sales channels and leads
oCustomer / client service experience an absolute must
oExperience using and maintaining CRM system
oCapable of multitasking and learning quickly
oEager to suggest new ideas and implement them
oAbility to work independently
oAttention to detail and organization
oSocial, positive attitude, and no fear of the phone!
oPassion for travel, fun, knowledge, and innovation
oSticktuitiveness to the core
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We're a New York-based company started by a couple of guys who thought that exploring a city could be way more fun if you made it into a game. We love discovering new things, and our goal is to make it more enjoyable, entertaining, and interesting for our customers. Our text message-based, interactive tours and private scavenger hunts are a fun way to enjoy any occasion or just spend an afternoon.
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|Headquarters:||72 Allen Street|
New York, NY 10002
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||Stray Boots is a VC-backed tech startup changing the way people explore the world, offering cell phone-guided games that play out like a cross between a tour and a scavenger hunt (think: your own private Amazing Race). We offer over 60 self-guided adventures in 14 US Cities and the UK, having sold over 90,000 tours and having roughly doubled in size every year since we started. |
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