Event Account Manager - Portland, OR

Event Account Manager

West Coast Event Productions

 

Join our Team

West Coast Event Productions is the premier event planning, design, and rental company servicing the Pacific Northwest. We are an inspired team of designers and technicians committed to developing innovative solutions for special events.

 

Job Summary

We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team.

Are you a creative? Do you strive for excellence in all things? Do you thrive in a team environment and find inspiration in the creative process? If you can answer yes, we would like to meet you.

This is a great sales position reporting to the Event Sales Director where you can bring your experience and a successful track record collaborating with others to:

Actively reach out to potential customers to grow the business and brand footprint.

Manage sales goals in accordance with the company’s annual sales plan and budget.

Create and prepare accurate, complete and timely customer sales contracts.

Work collaboratively with the Operations Team to help determine equipment and service needed to meet customer expectations and positively impact the financial performance of events.

Identify opportunities for improvement and innovation with an eye to continuous improvement and efficiency principles.

As a member of the West Coast Team, you will be a key contributor to bringing our customer events to life.

 

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • 3+ years of experience in event planning or hospitality with excellent execution and customer satisfaction results.
  • Design background preferred.
  • Proactive approach to looking for ways to grow our business.
  • Ability to create and communicate event site diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work an adjusted schedule
  • Talent for multi-tasking
  • Ability to anticipate what’s next and be proactive
  • Desire to thrive in rapid growth, fast-paced environment and adapt well to change

 

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in event planning or hospitality. Design background a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

 

Job Type: Full-time