Group Sales & Rentals Assistant

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Position Title: Group Sales & Rentals Assistant
Department: Marketing
Position Status: Part-time, non-benefitted

Responsibilities:

Rentals
• Works during daytime and evening rentals to admit/greet groups entering the Zoo
• Supervises operations of rental events and oversees Zoo functions
• Provides input on the improvement of rental programs
• Helps post rentals and group sales signage throughout the Zoo
• Meets entertainment and others to help unload
• Assists grounds and catering with setup as described by Group Sales and Rentals team
• Helps with locking up buildings and break down of rentals
• Meet with potential clients, conduct facility tours, and make sales presentations
• Complete event contracts, follow-up with clients, and design event layouts
• Assist with Marketing Department events as needed

Group Sales
• Answers the group sales hotline
• Mails group sales information to groups
• Copies, folds and stuffs group sales literature
• Updates pavilion signage

Other Duties:

  • Handle small animals for special events, rentals and marketing appearances
  • Work with customers to meet their needs, make suggestions, and ensure that we exceed expectationsgy, Biology, Education or related field.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong work ethic and be available Friday-Sunday, 24-30 hours per week.
  • Strong communication, conflict resolution, teamwork skills and initiative are essential.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • A High School diploma is required; Business or Liberal Arts degree in hospitality, Hotel, restaurant management or a related field is preferred.
  • Other preferred skills are meeting planning experience, sales skills, and flexibility.
  • Exposure to outdoor temperatures .

 


Submit cover letter and resume to: HR@pittsburghzoo.org

EOE