Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) is a dynamic hub for government, business, commerce and the community, in the heart of the nation’s capital. As the first and only federal building dedicated to both public and private use, the Reagan Building is the official World Trade Center Washington, DC, featuring a premier conference and events center, executive office space, attractions and exhibits, retail, dining, parking and public programming.
We are looking for a Sales and Event Planning Coordinator to join our team supporting Sales and Event Planning. This position includes administrative tasks, lead generation, sales support and selling, planning and implementing small events.
At the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, you will be representing all the employees of our facility, giving prospective customers their first inkling of the unmatched service and quality we provide. Our mutual success is largely dependent on the skills, perseverance and enthusiasm you bring to your role.
Work with clients to sell, contract, plan and implement/service small events. These will include government, corporate and internal businesses. Once event/s are sold, you will be responsible for working with the client/s on planning the event through final implementation and invoice. The sales cycle includes generating contracts, proposals and BEOs.
Support the sales and event planning teams by providing administrative support including managing reporting, generating proposals, contracts and banquet event orders.
Plan and execute some of our internal events.
Generate and qualify lists for Sales Managers.
Work with our internal marketing team on social media postings.
Background and Skills
Previous hospitality, sales and/or event planning experience required.
Customer service background.
Excellent presentation, organizational, and communication skills.
Ability to work both in-person and over the phone.
High level of enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, and highly self-motivated.
Ability to work with all levels of individuals.
Knowledge of the DC Metro business community a plus.
Proficiency using MS Office Productions and a basic proficiency using a CRM system.
Must be adaptable, professional, courteous, motivated and work well on your own or as a member of a team.
Ability to handle a dynamic environment and challenging workload.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work effectively with various stakeholders.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred.