Thanksgiving Point
  • Private Events
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Thanksgiving Point Institute is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit farm, garden and museum complex that draws upon the natural world to cultivate transformative family learning.

Purpose:

Responsible to work in the Sales Department to provide administrative support to the sales associates and manager.

 

Scope:

Sales assistant is responsible to carry out administrative duties, greet clients, maintain scheduling and social projects as assigned.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Receive incoming calls, direct to appropriate sales associate.
  • Disseminate information regarding events, including availability, pricing, and services.
  • Greet walk-in clients, making them feel welcome and giving written information.
  • Maintain department scheduling.
  • Prepare event contracts and other documentation to be distributed on and off site.
  • Receive client deposits and payments.
  • Maintain current customer database.
  • Create sales reports as needed.
  • Prepare correspondence; maintain files and records and other miscellaneous office duties.
  • Assist and support Event Managers in set up or take down of events, planning
  • Order office supplies
  • Organize and order all department signs; including  set up and take down of all street and door signs
  • Organizing and create customer brochures and handouts
  • Booking and scheduling smaller wedding and corporate events, including finalizing contracts, Event Orders, Invoices and collecting final payments.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly front desk, conference room and copy area. 

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

 

Education:

  • High School graduate or equivalent

 

Experience

  • 1-3 years clerical/administrative experience, preferably in a sales position

 

Skills

  • Professional demeanor, in dress, speech, and mannerisms.
  • Excellent written, oral, and telephone communication skills.
  • Word processing and spreadsheet skills, typing speed of 45 wpm.
  • Ability to learn and operate new software.
  • Organizational skills with ability to accomplish multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Detail oriented and excellent follow-up skills.

 

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

 

Education

  • Associates Degree
  • Completion of Professional Sales Training and Methods

 

Experience

  • Experience in a sales or marketing position.

 Shifts

  • 9 am - 5 pm, Thursday and Friday.

 

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