Event Photography of North America Corporation seeks a Sales Assistant to offer reliable support to the Director of Operations and Client Relations and help improve efficiency as sales volume increases. The Sales Assistant will be responsible for generating new leads, reaching out to current clients, responding to requests for proposals, drafting proposals, closing sales, upselling, and updating and maintaining client records. The role is particularly suited for highly detailed, customer service oriented individuals with spectacular administrative skills.
Key Duties of the Sales Assistant (80%):
Assists with sales tasks including a variety of correspondence, data entry, inputting sales leads, and drafting proposals.
Discover client needs and make appropriate recommendations.
Respond to prospective client and current client inquiries and provides product, promotion, and pricing information by clarifying client requests; selecting appropriate information; forwarding information; answering questions.
Conduct market research and reaches out to new leads.
Update client and job records accurately and consistently.
Update the sales/jobs calendar as required.
Track data, generates and distributes regular sales reports.
Maintains records/documents on appropriate platforms.
Other duties as assigned.
Marketing Duties (20%):
Assists in writing copy for various marketing collateral including but not limited to quarterly e-newsletter, email marketing campaigns, postcards, or other print materials.
Liaises with agency to coordinate social media and marketing efforts across a variety of platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Constant Contact and Zoho CRM.
Tracks data, generates and distributes regular marketing reports.
Maintains stock of and orders promotional, marketing and items as required.
Share in the responsibilities of coordinating and executing company-hosted events.
Other duties as assigned – submitting expense reports, ordering/delivering client gifts, holiday cards.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Results-driven, flexible schedule within the scope of a 30-hour minimum work week. Minimum 7-hour blocks of time 5 days/week. Typical office hours are 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday-Friday EST. Training and trial period expected. Reports to Director of Operations and Client Relations.
Qualities and Qualifications
Personable, customer service focused, able to interact professionally with multiple parties.
Highly detailed and able to enter and track data and details for multiple projects; highly organized.
Fast learner, creative thinker, able to identify potential problems and resolve them quickly.
Communicative, curious, asks questions, and alerts Director to any potential issues.
Team-oriented and positive contributor.
Adaptable and flexible to a growing, changing, evolving work environment.
Accountable and committed to excellence. Meets deadlines.
Intermediate level skill in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and G-Suite for Business. Familiarity with CRM. Experience with Zoho CRM a plus.
One to three years of experience in a similar role(s).
Preferred: Knowledge and familiarity of the meetings and hospitality industry, photography and videography industry.
Beneficial: Copy-writing experience for marketing and sales campaigns, experience with social media platforms for purpose of marketing and sales. Knowledge of the basics of design preferred. Familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, Constant Contact, and applications for creating and scheduling social media posts, and Constant Contact.
Competitive salary. Results-driven. Work remotely. Room to grow.
EPNAC is one of the fastest growing event photography companies specializing in the meetings and hospitality industry, offering complete photography and videography services to association, CVB, corporate, and government clients.
The HeadShot Café by EPNAC, Event Coverage, Corporate Headshots, Trade Show and Exhibition Booth Photography, Videography, Photo Booth, Slo-Mo Booth, and Selfie-Stick iPad Thing (SSIT)
Equal Opportunity Employer
EPNAC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
How to Apply
Submit personal statement/cover letter and resume and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Video messages and creative applications accepted as long as minimum requirements of cover letter, resume and writing samples are met.