November 20, 2012 Req. #014-13 Pos.
Sports Sales Manager
Salary Range: $39,347.00-$79,686.00 Annually*
This is a responsible, professional position that assists with the marketing and services functions to bring athletic team
training and competitions to Tallahassee and Leon
County resulting in a positive economic
impact. At Leon
County, we strive to do more, and to do better,
with less. This is the basis of our People Focused; Performance Driven
County government offers important and
meaningful personal and career opportunities. Because we maintain a very lean
staff, there are few opportunities for employment and high competition for job
openings. However, those we hire are entrusted with significant
responsibilities and opportunity for growth. Because of this, we can hire only
the very best. That means candidates who
not only meet the qualifications of the job listed herein, but are driven by
making a difference on the issues that matter most to our unique quality of life
and committed to demonstrating results, exceeding expectations in areas of
customer service and exercising responsible stewardship of our communityís
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manages portions of the Sports Grant Program; manages portions of the Sports
Council group of volunteers; manages customer database; conducts sports sales
program; researches, prospects and solicits possible sports related business for
Leon County; attends targeted trade shows; conducts area site visits; conducts
follow-up to sales calls and initiatives; develops sports related conference
leads for the meetings & Convention Department; works with grant recipients to
ensure that grant guidelines are followed; works with recipients to ensure that
all documentation is provided prior to reimbursement to grantee; assist with
sports service program; recruits and manages volunteers when necessary; works
with industry partners and event promoter to ensure event operates efficiently;
provides support to the department on website and internal database management
Graduation from an accredited
four-year college or university with a Bachelorís degree in Public
Relations/Communications, Hospitality Management, Business Administration,
Computer Science, or a related field and three years of experience in tourism;
or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Prior
CVB experience is preferred. A two-year
degree plus prior work experience in tourism specific areas may substitute.
Computer knowledge and skills are required.
Must possess a valid Driverís License and a favorable driving record at time
Open Until Filled
*Initial placement may be negotiated above the minimum salary based on verified
related education, experience, and training above the minimum requirements.
Reasonable accommodations and assistance are
available to disabled applicants under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
contact the Leon County Human Resources Division at (850) 606-2400. Applicants
are encouraged to visit our Leon County Home Page at
Leon County is a member of the Florida
Retirement System. Applicants may
send inquiries to our E-mail address:
email@example.com. A completed Leon County
Government application is required and should be submitted ASAP.
APPLY online, in person or by mail to:
Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S.
Calhoun Street, Suite #502, Tallahassee, FL 32301
is given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295,
Laws of Florida.
FREE WORKPLACE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PEOPLE FOCUSED. PERFORMANCE DRIVEN.