Texas Restaurant Association is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to provide essential support to the exhibit sales team for the annual convention and tradeshow, TRA Marketplace. This important position contributes to the quality of customer service and the achievement of sales targets.
Administration and customer service support to sales team for TRA Marketplace exhibitor booth sales including data entry; contract processing; billing; maintaining exhibitor communications, floorplan, and database. IMIS database administration for reporting for exhibits sales and marketing. Assisting sales team with lead vetting and sales reports. Handling a high volume of calls and emails providing excellent customer service to exhibitors and registered attendees. This position will work daily with exhibitors, especially first-time exhibitors, to educate them on what it takes to have a successful exhibiting experience and build brand supports for TRA Marketplace. Exhibit Sales Administrator will assist the Expo Sales Team Lead, Conference Manager, and Vice President, Exposition & Events.
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of database management
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Ability to work as part of a team
Must be customer service focused with excellent follow up
Experience in association, tradeshow or exhibit sales or support
HS diploma or equivalent; college degree is a plus
Background check required for final candidate
Additional Salary Information: TRA offers an excellent benefits package, including paid medical for the employee, vacation, holiday and sick leave.
Entry level position; salary commensurate with experience.
About Texas Restaurant Association
About the Texas Restaurant Association
The Texas Restaurant Association is a non-profit trade association which serves as the advocate and indispensable resource for the foodservice industry in Texas. The TRA has 2,500 members, representing more than 12,000 foodservice establishments in the state. www.TXRestaurant.org. The Texas Restaurant Association produces the largest foodservice trade show in the Southwest, TRA Marketplace, with over 500 exhibitors and over 8,000 attendees. Please visit our website for more information about the show! http://www.tramarketplace.com/