SENIOR SALES PROFESSIONAL
Position Summary: This position is charged with generating and responding to business from within assigned markets by actively selling the facilities and services of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel (the Georgia Center). Success is measured by reaching both individual and team sales-related goals and successfully working with others at the Georgia Center to provide our customers exemplary service. Sr. Sales Professionals will assist, as requested, with the training and mentoring of new team members.
Responsibilities: Actively develop and thereafter maintain relationships with individuals in assigned markets, through identification, prospecting, phone calls, visits, and other types of contacts, thereby identifying new business opportunities for the Georgia Center. Develop and implement a market-focused prospecting and awareness campaign for assigned market. Coordinate and conduct site inspections and meet with potential and returning clients. Greet clients while on-site (Event Coordinators serve as their primary on-site contact). Communicate post-event with the client to ascertain future needs.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.