Destination InsiderVisit SyracuseSyracuse, NY
A property of: Visit SyracusePosted 1 month ago

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Job Description

SUMMARY:

Do you have talent for networking and building relationships? Would you love talking about all the great things that Syracuse has to offer to visitors? Would you be motivated to “pioneer” this position and shape it into a truly unique opportunity? If you answered yes to all these questions, you would be a great candidate for the position of Visit Syracuse Insider

The Visit Syracuse Insider will be responsible for planning, organizing, managing details, and serving as group liaison for the variety of meetings, conventions, special events and film productions held in Onondaga County, sourced thru Visit Syracuse. Alongside the Visit Syracuse sales team, the position will be actively involved in the sales process, including interaction with clients and industry partners. The ideal candidate will focus on the execution of all aspects of event planning and coordination from the signing of a group contract onward to include VIP client requests, transportation needs, signage, housing, set-up, and more. Ensuring obstacles are met and solutions provided will lead toward new and/or repeat business opportunities, making the development and execution of long and short-term sales and service strategies, with accountable benchmarks, a requirement. 

Building strong relationships with local stakeholders (hotels, restaurants, attractions, etc.) will be a key component to the success of the position, as will the development of networking and engagement opportunities for those stakeholders.  

Job Requirements

  ABILITIES and ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms, their respective participants, and how each platform can be deployed specifically for event-related use.
  • Flexibility to work well within changing priorities and situations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and prioritization skills; attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy with Office 365, experience with customer relationship management systems, various technology platforms, and a willingness to learn Simpleview.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid New York State driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Some travel as needed both in and around the community, as well as to various domestic destinations, primarily for attendance building purposes.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five (+) years of hospitality, sales, marketing, or services experience and/or any combination thereof. 

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time
Salary ($40k - $60k)
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Visit Syracuse
Visit Syracuse was established in 1919 to promote the Greater Syracuse
area as a convention and leisure destination. Known initially as the City
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Address109 South Warren Street, Syracuse, NY, 13202 View map
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