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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Manager, Sales and Special Events

Paramount Pictures Corporation - Hollywood, CA

Overview and Responsibilities
This position will be a hybrid of both sales and event management responsible for account management, business development, market research, sales prospecting, customer relationship management, event planning and coordination, logistics oversight, revenue management, and communications.

Prepare proposals and contracts for clients and maintain well-organized event records
Build and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners and leverage these relationships to deliver innovative and memorable events
Be an active member of the hospitality and event planning industries
Pursue new market opportunities to increase event sales, working in concert with LATCB (Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board), DMC\u2019s and Event Producers
Meet with clients regularly, and conduct site tours of the event facilities
Provide accurate and timely information to clients, vendors, and meeting planners
Prepare detailed event reports, including sales data worksheets, cost projections, sales forecasting and other financial metrics
Work collaboratively with the Special Events team to achieve the department\u2019s and the company\u2019s financial goals
Work with clients to determine event details and guide their expectations to ensure a successful event
Make sure all details of events are properly planned and executed
Develop working budgets and work with client through cost details
Oversee applicable contracts and payment schedules
Serve as liaison between the client and all internal/external partners
Oversee the day-to-day operations of all assigned events
Work closely with on lot departments (Security, Janitorial, Fire, Hospital, Grips, Set Lighting, etc.)
Establish strong relationships with outside vendors in order to fulfill event needs
Accurately track and record event spending and facilitate timely billing
Work all hours assigned, including weekends and Holidays if necessary

Basic Qualifications

3 years of experience selling, organizing, and managing events, including corporate meetings, trainings, luncheons, weddings, and other special occasions
Bachelor's degree or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification, or equivalent experience

Additional Qualifications

Strong proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong Event Sales & Planning skills
Excellent customer service skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Proven success in developing client relationships and managing client expectations
Team oriented: proven success working in a team environment and willing to assist others as needed
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage several projects concurrently
Have an understanding of budgeting and financial management
Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and weekends when needed

18 days 8 hours ago

Paramount Pictures Corporation


Manager, Sales and Special Events Paramount Pictures Corporation - Hollywood, CA, United States


Location: Hollywood, CA

Company Profile:
Paramount Pictures Corporation is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, with robust and multi-faceted divisions across all areas including digital, home entertainment, network and cable television distribution, studio operations, and consumer products and recreation. A unit of the leading global entertainment content company, Viacom, Paramount is part of a family of prominent and respected brands including MTV Networks and BET Networks