The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is seeking a Manager of Exhibit Sales.
The position would be responsible for conducting conference and trade show sales services, including exhibit sales solicitation, exhibit database management, and operations.
We are looking for a team member who can work well among all personality types when executing trade show sales and providing customer service within IAAPA's three trade shows. The incumbent will work with members of a global sales team to research and conduct prospective exhibitors, process contracts, respond to queries and change requests and promote manufacturer, supplier, and consultant memberships for IAAPA. This position travels between 10-20%.
The successful candidate must be able to adapt to a variety of subject matters with the ability to anticipate problems and opportunities and the initiative to follow through quickly and independently. He/She must be extremely detail-oriented and able to balance several projects at once with a keen ability to prioritize, meet strict deadlines and make productive use of time under pressure.
This position is currently located in Alexandria, Virginia and will move later in 2017 when the IAAPA Headquarters relocates to Orlando, Florida later in 2017.
Please respond to this post or send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with position title in the subject line.
College degree in business or equivalent experience.
3 years in sales/marketing, preferably in trade show and conference sales, sponsorship and/or marketing management.
Proficiency in Microsoft office, iMIS, a2z and SalesForce (preferred, not required).
About International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the premier trade association for the attractions industry worldwide. Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities and attractions and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the amusement industry. IAAPA represents more than 4,500 facility, ...supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries. Member facilities include amusement/theme parks, waterparks, attractions, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, museums, science centers, resorts, and casinos. IAAPA is a nonprofit organization. Revenue generated for the association by its involvement in trade shows and other activities are returned to the association to fund services for its members and the industry. The association’s global headquarters is located between Alexandria, Virginia and Washington DC, United States. The association maintains regional offices in Orlando, Brussels, Mexico City, and Hong Kong. www.IAAPA.org