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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Sales And Events Manager

Evanston, USA
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COMPANY: CRYSTAL BALLROOM

Job Description

 Sales & Events Manager

Are you looking for an opportunity to really OWN IT in your next role? We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated sales & events professional for our event space, The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge in Evanston, IL.  This person will do it all: attract new clients to our space, capitalize on new leads, and also execute the events alongside our director of food & beverage +service staff. 

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain, prospect, and grow a client base for The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge in Evanston, IL.
  • Develop an effective sales strategy to attract new & additional event sales.
  • Book and detail events such as wedding receptions, mitzvahs, corporate events, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Job Requirements

  • Perform all aspects of prospecting new business by utilizing: phone calls, outside sales calls, emails, internet prospecting, on-site tours, trade shows, expos, community functions, supplier partnerships, etc.
  • Promote venue through frequent networking and participation in business & community relations.
  • Prepare all booking information, such as Banquet Event Orders, Floor Plans, Invoices, etc.
  • Detail and document all phases of the sales cycle from initial booking to thank-you letter and evaluation.
  • Input and retrieve information from EventPro.
  • Assist in the execution of events.
  • Coordinate directly with outside vendors (rentals, linens, AV, floral, etc.)
  • Required to work some evenings and weekends based on event schedules

Qualification Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to communicate & sell to all types of personalities and clients in a professional manner 
  • 3+ years experience in banquet/event-specific sales
  • Experience using EventPro or another event management software required

About Crystal Ballroom:
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge boasts over 6,000 sq. ft. in event space in the elegant setting of the North Shore's newest and most luxurious building. Completely restored in 2014 to its original glory from the roaring 1920's, the venue offers an opulent two-story ballroom, an adjoining lounge, and ample pre-function cocktail space. The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge is the perfect place for those seeking that extravagant city feel for their event without the extravagant cost.

Company Description
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge boasts over 6,000 sq. ft. in event space in the elegant setting of the North Shore's newest and most luxurious building. Completely restored in 2014 to its original glory from the roaring 1920's, the venue offers an opulent two-story ballroom, an adjoining lounge, and ample pre-function cocktail space. The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge is the perfect place for those seeking that extravagant city feel for their event without the extravagant cost.


Role: Sales and Events Manager
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Location: Evanston,

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